As when Xperia SP, T, TX and V users are waiting for Sony to roll out android 4.3 update officially on their handsets, meanwhile Sony has rolled out first firmware update for Sony Xperia C C2305. Sony Xperia C, Sony’s first MediaTek SoC powered dual-SIM handset is presently on android 4.2.2 16.0.B.0.21 firmware which has so many bugs as per users views.
16.0.B.2.6 firmware keeps Xperia C on android 4.2.2 only and is a minor bug fixing update only, sadly there will be no Android 4.3 update as per Sony’s statement. 16.0.B.2.6 firmware update is available via PC Companion and SUS, no OTA seens yet. 16.0.B.2.6 firmware is confirmed in regions like India, Indonesia, Malaysia and is still seeding so others will also get this very soon.[ UPDATE – 25 March ] Xperia C 16.0.B.2.13 firmware Android 4.2.2 update – Battery Bug Fixed
How to Update Xperia C on Android 4.2.2 16.0.B.2.6 firmware ?
Connect you Xperia C to PC Companion and look for a 16.0.B.2.6 firmware update notification as shown below and proceed as per on screen instructions. If you get any error regarding “update engine” during updating your phone then try again after turning off the antivirus and it’s firewall.
Note :- No personal data is lost while updating from PC Companion.
For all those Xperia C users who haven’t got the 16.0.B.2.6 firmware update notification yet, we will post the 16.0.B.2.6 firmware ftf soon for manual flashing via flashtool.
Download Xperia C Android 4.2.2 16.0.B.2.6 firmware ftf – Manual Flashing
Download below posted ftf file and flash it on your Xperia C with the help of flashtool, flashing requires no root.
Download C2305_16.0.B.2.6_World_Generic.ftf | 649 MB
[ via XDA user devstaff ]
- Phone – Xperia C C2305
- Android – 4.2.2 Jelly Bean,
- Kernel Version – 3.4.5
- Build Number – 16.0.B.2.6
- Baseband version – MOLY.WR8W1248.MD.WG.MP.V9.F4.P2, 2013/10/22 09:44
To check the software info on your Xperia C, Dial *#*#7378423#*#* > Service info > software info.
We now let’s discuss what changes are seen in this new 16.0.B.2.6 firmware update. Below mentioned changelog is made as per users review on this new 16.0.B.2.6 firmware.
Xperia C 16.0.B.2.6 firmware update – Features/Changelog
- Camera improved a bit, pics color saturation has increased.
- No change in UI.
- Strange vanishing of icons from home screen after reboot is not seen now.
- Automatic phone reboot issue fixed.
- Proximity sensor issue fixed.
- 973-974 MB of RAM available for usage and more free RAM now. It was low for some users before.
It’s a worth update. So Xperia C users, have you updated to 16.0.B.2.6 firmware update, if yes then do let us know about your changelog and views on this firmware. Does this new 16.0.B.2.6 firmware update solve your bugs from previous firmware or not ?
We would like to hear from you, drop your comments below and do let us know while you comment that in which region you have got the update.
Thanks Navira Astadini, Pangeran 🙂