Posted on Aug 3 2013 - 11:14pm by Anurag Kumar
RATING
  • UI
  • Battery Manager
  • Performance
  • New Apps

Speaking of android updates, Sony is doing pretty good now; all of its major handsets are updated to latest android firmware ( depending on their hardware customization ). Xperia E C1505 / C1504 has just been updated to Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware update ( Xperia E was launched with Jelly Bean ).

Xperia E C1505, C1504 Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware update Rolled

11.3.A.2.13 firmware update has been rolled on both carrier devices as well as unbranded ones. Xperia E Vodafone users from Portugal have reported this update first then we also spotted it on unbranded devices in Vietnam. It will be released globally soon, it is still seeding. Update is available both over PC Companion and SUS. 

11.3.A.2.13 firmware jelly bean update is a power performance booster update, users are reporting a handsome experience with the device after this update. Read the changelog at the end of post.

Xperia E C1505 Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware update

  • Phone Model – Xperia E C1505
  • Android Version – 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
  • Baseband Version – 76XXU-USNSKOLYM-2540
  • Kernel Version – 3.4.0 adminisntrator@ubuntu-scm07 )
  • Build Number – 11.3.A.2.13

Xperia E Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware customization info

For all those Xperia E users, who have not got update notification yet, they can also update their device manually by flashing the ftf files. 

Download the Xperia E C1505, C1504 Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware update ftf file from below link. Below file is from a branded Xperia E device purchased from Vodafone in Portugal. You can install it there is not much customization difference in region and branded firmware. Do not cross flash it on Xperia E Dual strictly.

Download C1505_11.3.A.2.13_Vodafone Portugal.ftf | 412 MB

Flash the above file with the help of FlashTool, flashing don’t need any rooting or unlocking of bootloader.

Xperia E C1505, C1504 Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware update Changelog / Review / Screenshots

As mentioned earlier 11.3.A.2.13 firmware update is a performance booster, it also brought many new features to Xperia E this time :)

  • Improves performance to a great extent. 
  • GPU working even better playing some hard-graphic games.
  • New Sony Media apps ( Walkman, Movies and Album ).

New Media Apps in Xperia E C1505 Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware

  • Guess what Sony included a new battery manager having STAMINA Mode and LOW BATTERY Mode on Xperia E and they missed it on Xperia S, SL Jelly Bean, it feels pretty weird being an Xperia SL user.

STAMINA MODE in Xperia E C1505 Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware

  • New System UI has been introduced.

New Notification Panel in Xperia E C1505 Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware

  • New Xperia themes, trademark themes of Jelly Bean for Sony.

NEW THEMES in Xperia E C1505 Android 4.1.1 11.3.A.2.13 firmware

If you have updated your Xperia E to 11.3.A.2.13 firmware then let us know in comment section about any other major changelog or bugs…

Thanks dohai267 :)

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12 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. santiago August 5, 2013 at 7:25 am - Reply

    So watch for Paraguay wait! That recently ran the launcher slow keyboard!

  2. hunghoang August 13, 2013 at 7:52 am - Reply

    11.3.A.2.13 firmware update
      help me!!. LEDs are not too bright!!!

    • Anurag Kumar August 20, 2013 at 4:56 pm - Reply

      looks like software issue, try re-updating if it still don’t works, take your phone to service center.

  3. Neeraj Mishra August 24, 2013 at 7:36 pm - Reply

    any news for this update in India???

    • Pratyush August 25, 2013 at 3:04 pm - Reply

      Still waiting

  4. vsivss September 12, 2013 at 7:35 pm - Reply

    its come in india …..can any one tell what games can it run now????/

  5. puneet September 14, 2013 at 3:33 pm - Reply

    the 11.3.A.2.23 firmware upgrade is available for Indian handsets too…it enhances the UI, battery management and most importantly the lagging issues are sorted

    • Karan September 29, 2013 at 1:45 pm - Reply

      How did you do that ?
      Please tell me . I too want to remove the lagging problems.

  6. Puneet October 23, 2013 at 3:12 pm - Reply

    You can use ur PC companion , if it doesn’t work for you then u can download the upgrade file over internet, its easily available

    • Karan October 23, 2013 at 3:31 pm - Reply

      Thnks Puneet.
      It worked well.

  7. Ankur Tripathi November 30, 2014 at 1:19 am - Reply

    i have .33 update but do not have the same UI as shown above in the screen shots :/

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