Posted on Jun 27 2014 - 1:58pm by Anurag Kumar

Unexpectedly Sony has surprised us by rolling Android 4.4.4 update for Xperia Z1 Compact today in form of exclusive 14.4.A.0.108 firmware. Sony has already updated its Xperia “Z” series onto android 4.4.2 version and now android 4.4.4 starts rolling just after a day when Google officially unveiled Android L developer preview. Sony Xperia Z1 Compact becomes the first Xperia device to get android 4.4.4 while Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z2 are still waiting.

Android 4.4.4 Xperia Z1 Comapct 14.4.A.0.108 firmware update is confirmed in regions Russia, Indonesia, Italy and still seeding to other parts of the world. Android 4.4.4 update on Xperia Z1 Compact brings new simple home launcher from Xperia Z2, new Xperia Home launcher ( version 6.2.1.A.0.11 ), TV Sideview app ( can be a regional app ), more stable UI and usual performance enhancement fix. No tap to wake up settings seen in this update.

UPDATE - 1 July ] Root 14.4.A.0.108 firmware on Xperia Z1, Z Ultra, Z1 Compact

UPDATE - 27 June ] Xperia Z1, Z Ultra 14.4.A.0.108 firmware Android 4.4.4 Update rolling

[ UPDATE - 27 JuneXperia Z1, Z Ultra Android 4.4.4 14.4.A.0.108 firmware  certified.

[ UPDATE - 27 JuneXperia Z1s 14.4.B.0.20 firmware Android 4.4.4 KitKat certified.

Xperia Z1 Compact Android 4.4.4 update

Connect your Xperia Z1 Compact D5503 to PC Companion and look for update notification. No OTA seen yet. Below you can find more details on 14.4.A.0.108 firmware update.

14.4.A.0.108 firmware Xperia Z1 Android 4.4.4 update

14.4.A.0.108 firmware

 

Official Changelog of Android 4.4.4 update for Z1 Compact :

Android 4.4.4 including the latest enhancements and security updates from Google
Updated and improved camera experience
Improvements when using Google voice, Contacts, Music streaming and Google+
The latest versions of our Sony apps for you to enjoy
All of our latest bug fixes, optimisations & improvements

Download D5503 14.4.A.0.108 firmware ftf

If you haven’t got the 14.4.A.0.108 firmware update yet, then download the 14.4.A.0.108 firmware ftf from below link and flash it using FlashTool.

Download D5503_14.4.A.0.108_RU.ftf
[ via XDA user Jozinek ]

Z1 Compact 14.4.A.0.108 firmware

We hope Sony rolls android 4.4.4 update on all devices which are on android 4.4.2 and directly updates other devices to android 4.4.4 which are supposed to get android 4.4.2 update.

Let us know if you have already got the android 4.4.4 update on your Xperia Z1 Compact. Share your views with us below.

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

  1. shashi June 27, 2014 at 2:33 pm - Reply

    No, Sony PC Companion checked my Z1C on 14.3.A.1.761 and said this is the latest update.

  2. rick June 27, 2014 at 6:39 pm - Reply

    I already updated,but any changelog?

    • Anurag Kumar June 27, 2014 at 6:43 pm - Reply

      Not until Sony updates it on their site. Minor update it is. Security fixes.

  3. Mohannad Faried June 28, 2014 at 9:04 pm - Reply

    Just got the latest update, through the pc companion, no obvious changes other than the new simple home, which my 60 year old mother would like.

  4. ogkiki June 28, 2014 at 10:56 pm - Reply

    i’ve been received the latest firmware ” 14.4.A.0.108/ 4.4.4 kitkat ” today for my Z1 , i buy this Z1 on a french online market , but the Z1 come from UK , he’s debranded …

    i live in france , sorry for my bad english ^^

  5. Cheryl Curtis June 29, 2014 at 8:14 am - Reply

    Any idea when the Xperia T will be gettin 4.4.4? Last update, my husbands Samsung got it months before my Mine.

  6. Samuso July 2, 2014 at 8:43 pm - Reply

    Delivered today, via OTA. Location: Slovakia. Phone unbranded, operator O2.

  7. mohammad July 9, 2014 at 11:03 am - Reply

    Please add an other region and Country
    thanks a lot

  8. Orion July 16, 2014 at 12:13 am - Reply

    Still awaiting update in England on EE…
    Any updates in UK received?

  9. Notabilis July 20, 2014 at 6:24 pm - Reply

    Orion, I have 4.4..4 now and I am in the UK,

  10. Naresh Rajput August 30, 2014 at 11:33 am - Reply

    Hello Anurag Kumar
    thanks for providing this latest firmware .I like this website alot .very Nice and genuine work by you .

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