Posted on Sep 17 2013 - 12:21am by Anurag Kumar

Xperia Z Ultra has just now received 14.1.B.1.532 firmware update, a day after it was certified on PTCRB. 14.1.B.1.532 firmware update is bug fixing update over previous 14.1.B.1.526 firmware. This is the second update in the month on September on Xperia Z Ultra. Xperia Z Ultra has been facing some serious screen issues, fake hang issue SOD ( sleep of death ) as reported by many users.

Android 4.2.2 14.1.B.1.532 firmware update on Xperia Z Ultra C6802 HSPA+ version is confirmed in India, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Turkey and soon will be available at other regions also. As usual 14.1.B.1.532 firmware  is available over PC Companion / SUS / Bridge. Updated optimized almost 170 apps.

Xperia Z Ultra 14.1.B.1.532 firmware Rolled Out

Xperia Z Ultra 14.1.B.1.532 firmware Details

Xperia Z Ultra 14.1.B.1.532 firmware Details

  • Phone – Xperia Z Ultra C6802
  • Android Version – 4.2.2
  • Baseband version – 8974-AAAAANAZQ-10220006-17
  • Kernel – 3.4.0
  • Build number – 14.1.B.1.532 firmware.

Software info of 14.1.B.1.532 Firmware added below.

Software info of 14.1.B.1.532 Firmware

We will soon update the links for 14.1.B.1.532 firmware ftf file so that users who have not got update notification yet, can also update their Xperia Z Ultra via manual flashing.

Xperia Z Ultra 14.1.B.1.532 Firmware update Changelog

  • Fake Hang issue is still there.
  • SOD issue not sorted out.
  • Proximity Sensor now working efficiently.
  • AnTuTu score of 33698 recorded, dropped a bit. Do not consider it as a changelog.

AnTuTu score of 33698 recorded in 14.1.B.1.532 firmware on Xperia Z Ultra

1778 MB RAM available in this 14.1.B.1.532 firmware update.

1778 MB RAM available in this 14.1.B.1.532 firmware update

If you haven’t got the update notification yet, you can download the 14.1.B.1.532 firmware ftf from given below link. Flash it using flashtool.

Download C6802_14.1.B.1.532_HK.ftf

Fake Hang and SOD issue on Xperia Z Ultra are the serious ones and we expected that 14.1.B.1.532 firmware update will sort them out but unfortunately many users are still reporting the same issue. It’s not proper SOD issue, it’s like a Fake SOD issue occurring on phone. Bluetooth transfer speed increased a bit. Battery back up almost same. Home transition a bit laggy for us.

If you have updated your Xperia Z Ultra on 14.1.B.1.532 firmware then let us know is SOD issue still there for you or not. Drop your comments.

Thanks Richard Loh 🙂






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

  1. rags September 20, 2013 at 10:26 pm - Reply

    I have been enjoying my sony xperia Z ultra and have not faced any problems of SOD; phone is working fine even before and after update

  2. neil October 4, 2013 at 9:02 am - Reply

    after update , got hanging issues , will not start or will start after many attempts. had to factory re-set , right now it seems fine but it’s a pain in the arse with the factory re-sent , even with the back-up.

    just to be clear , before firmware update , everything was fine.
    After update , it Hangs.
    It hangs mainly when there is a notification on screen ( line for expample ) .. it just freezes and I have to re-start the phone.

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