Posted on Jan 16 2014 - 3:09pm by Anurag Kumar

Sony rolled android 4.3 update on Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra in form of 14.2.A.0.290 firmware and soon after one week we saw another 14.2.A.1.114 firmware getting certified on PTCRB for all the bugs which android 4.3 firmware introduced in Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra. Well it has been mid Jan and now firmware update has been rolled for Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra yet. At present Xperia Z1 Compact is running 14.2.A.1.114 firmware.

Just now spotted that new 14.2.A.1.124 firmware has been certified for Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra all variants on PTCRB website and hope it will be rolled out sooner. It is expected that this new 14.2.A.1.124 firmware update will bring white balance app in display settings and new Sony camera apps.

[ UPDATE - 28 Jan ]

Xperia Z1 14.2.A.1.136 firmware update seen on EMMA Update Servers in Baltic Regions

Check below the 14.2.A.1.124 firmware certification for Xperia Z1 C6902, C6903, C6943, C6906.

14.2.A.1.124 firmware certification for Xperia Z1 C6902

Check below the 14.2.A.1.124 firmware certification for Xperia Z Ultra C6802, C6833, C6843, C6806.

14.2.A.1.124 firmware certification for Xperia Z Ultra C6802

At Xperia Z1 users are suffering from poor battery backup, stamina mode not working properly as stand by time as been reduced, camera pics have a lot of noise and low speaker sound.

[ Update ] We just checked and found that a higher build 14.2.A.1.136 firmware is currently in testing and it may be the firmware getting released instead of 14.2.A.1.124.

We hope Sony soon rolls out this new android 4.3 14.2.A.1.124 firmware update for both Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra. Do let us know what bugs you are facing on present android 4.3 firmware on Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra, drop your comments below.

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

  1. SinaKing January 16, 2014 at 3:57 pm - Reply

    Thanks Dear Kumar …

    I Have Some Random Reboots ,
    Walkman Audio Settings FC .
    Battery seems like 4.2.2 .
    I hope Sony Make This Rom Bug Free !

    [ Android 4.3 - C6903 - Sweden ]

  2. sanyam jain January 16, 2014 at 5:11 pm - Reply

    I have a problem with multimedia
    Album app hangs and walkman settings and yes the random shutdowns

  3. damo January 16, 2014 at 5:32 pm - Reply

    let’s hope they fix the crash with PlayStation mobile and update camera so we can take 20mp on auto 13mp auto and manual and higher iso settings

  4. Rodrigo January 16, 2014 at 7:25 pm - Reply

    And the Brazilian version? When?

  5. slim207rc January 16, 2014 at 11:17 pm - Reply

    Album and video album hangs up, phone hangs up spontaneously, wifi not syncing probably, battery draining like mad and have to hard reboot sometimes to get some.reaction out of the phone!

  6. Daniel January 17, 2014 at 3:07 am - Reply

    an other problmen with xperia z1 is that we cant take 20MP pictures with super auto mode !!!! i hate that becase we cant use the full camera specs

  7. Kater Hou January 19, 2014 at 2:09 pm - Reply

    4.3 update on c5503 is excellent, although there are few bugs, I just hope another update will come soon.(But there is still no another update shown on ptcrb)

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