Posted on Jan 28 2014 - 10:05pm by Anurag Kumar

Android 4.3 14.2.A.1.136 firmware which was about to roll on Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Z1 Compact as it was in testing as per our report when 14.2.A.1.124 firmware was certified on PTCRB, it seems 14.2.A.1.136 firmware update is now seen on EMMA update servers in Baltic regions only for the time being. 14.2.A.1.136 firmware news came first from the legendary flastool developer “Androxyde“.

It is clear that 14.2.A.1.136 firmware update has not been rolled via PC Companion or SUS in any regions till now and is only available via EMMA Update Servers for Baltic region only and that for Xperia Z1 C6903, nothing seen for Xperia Z1 C6902 till now.

[ UPDATE – 30 Jan ]

Xperia Z1, Z Ultra 14.2.A.1.136 firmware rolling officially on PC Companion – White Balance Settings included – NEW UPDATE

[ UPDATE – 29 Jan ]

14.2.A.1.136 firmware certified for Xperia Z1 Compact, Z1 and Z Ultra

14.2.A.1.136 firmware details via EMMA Update Servers

Xperia Z1 14.2.A.1.136 firmware About Phone Screenshot

  • Phone – Xperia Z1 C6903
  • Firmware Build Number – 14.2.A.1.136
  • Kernel Version – 3.4.0
  • Baseband Version – 8974-AAAAANAZQ-10270028-35
  • Android – 4.3 Jelly Bean

Software Info of 14.2.A.1.136 firmware

  • Phone Software Version – 1274-8313_14.2.A.1.136
  • Customization Version – 1276-2561

Software Info of 14.2.A.1.136 firmware

If you are keen to update your Xperia Z1 on this new 14.2.A.1.136 firmware then download the 14.2.A.1.136 firmware ftf from below and flash it via Flashtool.

Download Xperia Z1 14.2.A.1.136 firmware ftf

Note :- 14.2.A.1.136 ftf is available now 🙂 Only for C6903, Do not flash it on C6902 strictly.

Download C6903_14.2.A.1.136_Generic BAL.ftf | 847.9 MB
[ via – XDA user SirRobin78 ]

Direct Download Mirror Link

Download 6903_14.2.A.1.136_GenericBAL.ftf
[ via XDA user Kingcool88 ]

Download C6903_14.2.A.1.136_Generic_BAL.ftf
[ via XDA user hkotaku ]

Download 6903_14.2.A.1.136_GenericBAL.ftf
[ via XDA user efx_d3 ]

Download flashtool-
[ via – ]

No root needed for flashing just heck below steps on how to flash 14.2.A.1.136 firmware ftf on Xperia Z1 with the help of flashtool. We have written the tutorial with taking Xperia Z1, same steps go for every Xperia 2012-2013-2014 device.

GUIDE :- How to flash 14.2.A.1.136 firmware ftf on Xperia Z1 using flashtool ?

Xperia Z1 14.2.A.1.136 firmware Changelog

We are still trying to track all the changes seen in this new Xperia Z1 14.2.A.1.136 firmware.

  • White Balance settings included.

Download White Balance Apk from Xperia Z1 14.2.A.1.136 firmware

Download white-balance.apk

White Balance Settings of Xperia Z1 14.2.A.1.136 firmware

  • Touch Screen Response seems ok, same as before.
  • Wi-Fi reception is same as before, no major improvement.
  • No improvement in RAM management, same 500-600 MB free RAM.
  • No App to SD card option.
  • No new camera apps.

Same firmware is soon expected to hit via PC Companion also.

If you have downloaded the ftf from above and installed on your Xperia Z1, do share the 14.2.A.1.136 firmware changelog and screenshots with us. Drop your comments below.

Thanks TheCraig, SirRobin78 🙂

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

  1. TheCraig January 29, 2014 at 1:03 am - Reply

    Glad to be of help :). I do definitely recommend you flash this if you want to fix the yellow hue problem. I never had it but if you have it adjusting the white balance will certainly help.

  2. allexander January 29, 2014 at 4:20 am - Reply

    to try with the touchscreen keyboard or swipe with games that require continued use of the touch screen, because from what I’ve seen on you tube is that the problem lies and also on the 290 version of the touch was now b from what I see is passed to

  3. Eranda February 5, 2014 at 8:36 am - Reply

    Hi, I’m from Sri Lanka.. I didn’t receive latest update yet. So I thought to manually update. After updating manually will I able to get future updates OTA? Please respond soon, because I wanna update it soon.


    • Anurag Kumar February 5, 2014 at 8:45 am - Reply

      Yes you will get future ota updates depending upon the region ftf file you flashed.

  4. Eranda February 5, 2014 at 10:26 am - Reply

    My Software id is R3B in current rom. Can I flash different software id?

  5. Carlos February 11, 2014 at 1:04 pm - Reply

    Hi, my sofware id is C6903 R3B and I still have no updates to the .136 even using PC companion.
    Do you know if how to check which rom I have? I mean a Central Europe or the Spanish one

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