Finally Xperia L joins the elite list of android 4.2.2 on Xperia smartphones. A week ago PTCRB certified 15.3.A.0.26 firmware for Xperia L and we confirmed from our sources that it will be android 4.2.2 update for Xperia L from android 4.1.2 and here a week later Sony has officially rolled out for the first time android 4.2.2 15.3.A.0.26 firmware update for Sony Xperia L C2104 and C2105.
Android 4.2.2 15.3.A.0.26 firmware is a major update ( previous was android 4.1.2 15.0.A.2.17 firmware ) on Xperia L is confirmed in regions like Indonesia, India, Philippines, Central Europe and is available over PC Companion as well as via SUS.
Xperia L has got all the stock android 4.2.2 features which other Xperia smartphones got. Ni info on OTA update now but updating via SUS or PCC it sizes around 700 MB.
Xperia L Android 4.2.2 15.3.A.0.26 firmware update
Look for the 15.3.A.0.26 firmware update notification below after connecting your Xperia L to PC Companion and proceed as per on screen instructions.
Xperia L Android 4.2.2 15.3.A.0.26 firmware details
- Android – 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- Phone – Xperia L C2105 / C2014
- Baseband version – 8930B-BAAAATAZQ-3228109-08-0031
- Kernel – 3.4.0
- Build – 15.3.A.0.26
If you still have not got 15.3.A.0.26 firmware update notification yet, you can download the 15.3.A.0.26 firmware ftf file from below and update your Xperia L after flashing it with FlashTool.
Download Xperia L Android 4.2.2 15.3.A.0.26 firmware ftf for manual flashing
Below ftf is extracted from Xperia L C2104 [India][Generic] region.
[ via XDA user dj2tusk ]
Below ftf is extracted from Xperia L C2104 WORLD-A region.
[ via XDA user serajr ]
Below ftf is extracted from Xperia L C2105 [Philippines] region.
Download Sony Xperia L (C2105)_15.3.A.0.26_Philippines.part1.rar
Download Sony Xperia L (C2105)_15.3.A.0.26_Philippines.part2.rar
[ via XDA user amnher ]
Below ftf is extracted from Xperia L C2105 [GENERIC WORLD] region.
Download XL_15.3.A.0.26_Generic World.rar
[ via XDA user Levered ]
Flashing instruction here, we have updated steps with Xperia Z1, same will go for Xperia L.
Xperia L Android 4.2.2 15.3.A.0.26 firmware Changelog / Features
- New home screen UI, you can add upto 7 window panes now.
- Add more widgets in homescreen and lockscreen now.
- Bug fixes and performance enhancement.
- Superior auto mode ( auto scene recognition ) and Burst Mode feature added in Camera interface. Camera is certainly improved a lot in this update.
- Updated Sony Media apps.
- Small apps accessible from homescreen.
- Improved search and app sorting now.
- New Keyboard added.
- Transparent statusbar and dock at the bottom part on homescreen.
- False memory notification bug is rectified.
- Day Dream feature added in display settings.
- More free RAM available now, upto 840 MB
No specific info on improvement in range of Wi-Fi and Battery stability, need to test it. Many users are reporting that illumination app on their Xperia L is not working properly after updating to 15.3.A.0.26 firmware.
Well if you have already updated your Xperia L on Android 4.2.2 15.3.A.0.26 firmware then let us know the new features you noticed. Do you like android 4.2.2 flavor on your Xperia L, let us know in comment section. So mention any bug if you find somehow.