As promised by Sony, Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update for Xperia Tablet Z SGP321, European LTE version has been rolled just now. In past one week we have seen same Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update being also rolled on Xperia Z, ZL and ZR, Sony has stuck to same build number for all android 4.2.2 updates, don’t know why.
Update confirmed in Indonesia (Bandunga), Germany and Spain 🙂
Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update Out
10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update is available over PC Companion as well as by SUS and on Bridge also for Mac users. It has brought out new performance update to Xperia Tablet Z. No update on Wi-Fi version of Tablet Z seen yet.
- Model number – Xperia Tablet Z SGP321
- Android – 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- Baseband version – 9x15A-ACEFWMAZQ-30110057-39
- Build Number – 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware
- Kernel – 3.4.0-g3865184 BuildUser@BuildHost #1 Tue Jul 2 07:57:34 2013
All firmware build number, kernel version and baseband is similar to what Xperia Z,ZL and ZR got in their Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update.
Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update by PC Companion
Connect your Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 to PC and check whether you have got any update notification as shown below, if yes then proceed as per on screen instructions shown.
First reboot will be slow and there will NFC Software upgradation on booting up, let it happen. Sony has officially listed the open source archive build for 10.3.1.A.0.244 on their site on August 2.
Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware Changelog / Review /Screenshots
- Centered Soft Buttons on bottom.
- Notification bar on top instead of bottom.
- More like Phone UI instead of a tablet UI.
- Small App drawer is there just like in Xperia Z series.
- Quick Settings feature from notification panel.
- Lock Screen has semi-transparent status bar.
- Multi User Account option now available 🙂
We will update the post more later as soon as we get more details about the update. FTF file for manual flashing of Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update is posted below.
Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware ftf – Manual Flashing
Download the ftf file from below link.
Download Xperia Tablet Z (SGP321)_GLOBAL-LTE_10.3.1.A.0.244_GENERIC.ftf | 776 MB
(MD5: 6144bc13086af13934b3253e7ec739ad) – via XDA Member lowtraxx
Above file has been extracted from 16 GB version of Xperia Tablet Z so don’t cross flash it on other versions.
If you have updated your Xperia Tablet Z on Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update then do send us the changelog and the bugs info in this firmware if you noticed any.
Thanks Kaneda, Aram for sending us screenshots 🙂