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 June ] Xperia Z1, Z Ultra Android 4.4.4 14.4.A.0.108 firmware certified.
[ UPDATE – 27 June ] Xperia 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.
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.
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.
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