Sony rolled android 4.3 12.1.A.0.266 firmware update on Xperia SP after a long wait and when it came users were disappointed by the bugs it brought with itself. As a bug fixing update over original android 4.3 firmware update for Xperia SP, we saw 12.1.A.1.192 firmware getting certified for Xperia SP on PTCRB and then SFR French carrier posted the info that 12.1.A.1.192 firmware may roll on carrier device anytime soon but it never came.
Just now Sony has rolled a higher build 12.1.A.1.201 firmware on Xperia SP which is bug fixing update over previous 12.1.A.0.266 firmware. 12.1.A.1.201 firmware is confirmed on regions like Indonesia, USA, Latin America, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Greece, Italy etc. Sony has officially updated 12.1.A.1.201 firmware on Xperia SP software product page, update has been confirmed on all handset versions C5303, C5302, C5306 etc.
12.1.A.1.201 firmware update is available over PC Companion and SUS, OTA notification for 12.1.A.1.201 firmware is not seen yet. Connect your Xperia SP to PC Companion and look for a notification as shown below. 12.1.A.1.201 firmware update size is about 822 MB.
Xperia SP 12.1.A.1.201 firmware about phone details below.
If you haven’t got 12.1.A.1.201 firmware notification yet then you can update manually using FlashTool.
Download Xperia SP 12.1.A.1.201 firmware ftf
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Xperia SP 12.1.A.1.201 firmware changelog
- Enhanced user experience.
- Improved battery performance.
- Software performance improvement.
- Volume bar bug fixed.
- Old media apps viz. Walkman 8.1.A.0.7, Album 5.4.A.0.24, Movies 6.1.A.0.18.
- More Free RAM available.
- LED Bug fixed.
- Screen flickering fixed.
If you have updated your Xperia SP on 12.1.A.1.201 firmware then let us know if you find any other major changes or bugs. Drop your comments below.