Posted on Oct 23 2013 - 10:41am by Anurag Kumar

Xperia Z1 was released with the tagline “Best of Sony” but it’s firmware is still not the best one yet. We have seen a lot more firmware updates on Xperia Z1 since it’s launch, clearly indicating that people at Sony are working on improving it. Recent major update consisted of 14.1.G.2.257 firmware which was ought to solve out many bugs including the most annoying yellow hue tint and noisy images from camera app.

Just now another minor bug fixing 14.1.G.2.259 firmware update is spotted on PTCRB website. It seems are users were complaining after this 14.1.G.2.257 firmware update, Sony has decided to roll another one soon.

Check the PTCRB certification for 14.1.G.2.259 firmware for Xperia Z1 C6902 HSPA+, C6903 and C6906.

[ UPDATE 19 Nov ] 

Carrier based Xperia Z1 14.1.G.2.259 firmware update rolling out

[ UPDATE ] Carrier based Xperia Z1 14.1.G.2.259 firmware update rolling out

PTCRB Certified Xperia Z1 14.1.G.2.259 Firmware - Minor Update

Some of the major bugs in Xperia Z1 not resolved after 14.1.G.2.257 firmware update are listed below :-

  • Yellow Hue Tint on Display. Display appears even more dim after this 14.1.G.2.257 firmware update.
  • Camera images still producing noise when zooming is done.
  • Overheating within 15 minutes of using internet even on 2G.
  • Vibration producing buzzing sound.
  • Proximity sensor not working properly in dark light.

If you have more issues associated with this 14.1.G.2.257 firmware , then let us know in comments. If any user has received this 14.1.G.2.259 firmware update, drop your comments below.

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

  1. Tochi October 23, 2013 at 11:01 am - Reply

    To think xperia z had issues when it came out…..
    i why sony is in a hurry
    Almost same issues with the xperia z in terms of overheating which means no difference from the two

  2. SinaKing October 23, 2013 at 10:02 pm - Reply

    Common Sony …
    We Didn’t Even Get Last G.2.257 Update !
    WTF ?!

    Any News For LTE Version Of Z1 ?!

    • Anurag Kumar October 23, 2013 at 10:04 pm - Reply

      G.2.257 was rolled Globally on Z1 on all LTE and HSPA+ versions ( without carriers ), may not have hit your region yet.

      This G.2.259 firmware is for carrier based Z1 only till now.

      • SinaKing October 24, 2013 at 6:47 pm - Reply

        Thanx …

        My Z1 Is Lund Sweden !
        No News For LTE On This Region ?

  3. Grubby October 24, 2013 at 2:42 am - Reply

    Hi I have current 2.257 version.
    How I can update to 2.259 version ?

    • Anurag Kumar October 24, 2013 at 10:48 am - Reply

      .259 not released yet. It will only updated on carrier based Xperia Z1, not all Z1’s

  4. SinaKing October 25, 2013 at 2:10 am - Reply

    It’s Seeding For Lund Sweden Now … ( G.2.257 )

  5. sanyam jain October 27, 2013 at 9:00 am - Reply

    My xperia Z1 heats up very quickly.
    Even on watching videos for 3minutes it gets warm is there any way It does not heat up
    No rooting
    No stupid comments please

    • Anurag Kumar October 27, 2013 at 9:13 am - Reply

      Ok see excessive heating can be due to faulty battery or software.
      Try updating once again your z1, notice the changes after 24 hours

      If it still heats, go to service center and samsh the phone on their faces and ask them to replace your device 🙂

  6. Jhirome October 27, 2013 at 5:51 pm - Reply

    After updating to .257, I noticed thay my phone heats up quickly and the yellow tint is still present..

  7. marcio pego November 2, 2013 at 2:23 am - Reply

    portugal G.2.257 :\

  8. dave November 14, 2013 at 4:07 am - Reply

    259 released on Telstra Australia 14/11

    • Anurag Kumar November 14, 2013 at 10:14 am - Reply

      Great news, hey can you EMAIL us the pc companion update screenshot and about phone screenshot, software info screenshot to us ASAP via our tip us page or mail us at [email protected]

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