Posted on Feb 5 2014 - 1:54pm by Anurag Kumar

Sony Mobile has just updated one of their media app, Album app is updated to new version 5.4.A.0.12 from previous 5.3.A.0.24 version. This new update moves album app from version 5.3.A to 5.4.A which means considerable changes in the app. At present Album app version 5.4.A.0.12 is confirmed rolling on Xperia Z series and Xperia L across many nations.

Album app version 5.4.A.0.12 brings android 4.4 KitKat Support as mentioned in the changelog which is very amusing right now, why would Sony mention android 4.4 KitKat stuff in the changelog of media app update. Well if you see clearly in screenshots below in one the screenshot taken by Sony itself, all icons in status bar are white in color which is a standard KitKat feature of Android.

[ UPDATE – 5 Feb ]

Info Eye version 1.3.04 update rolling for Xperia Z1 Camera App

Album app version 5.4.A.0.12 is rolling as OTA update, check in your update center app.

Album app version 5.4.A.0.12

Download Album app version 5.4.A.0.12

Below file is taken from our Xperia Z1 C6902.

Download com.sonyericsson.album_version5.4.A.0.12.apk

No root needed, just install above as normal apk. Confirmed working on android 4.3 devices. Android 4.2.2 or android 4.1.2 users try it by installing on your Xperia S, SL, Acro S, SP, T, V,C etc and let us know.

Album app version 5.4.A.0.12 Changelog

5.4.A.0.12 Album App

  • Updates for Android 4.4/KitKat Support.
  • Various PlayMemories Online improvements.
  • Software performance improvements.

Smooth scrolling across pictures and fast loading of thumbnails is seen.

What do you think why would Sony mention KitKat support in Album app version 5.4.A.0.12  update, is its release near than we actually expected. Drop your comments below.

Thanks Camilo Uribe, David Emanuel 🙂

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

  1. Oscar February 5, 2014 at 1:58 pm - Reply

    @anurag so kitkat will be available soon for xperia z family ?

    • Anurag Kumar February 5, 2014 at 2:18 pm - Reply

      Hope so 🙂 but we are not expecting it to get release any times before MWC 2014 till Sony launches D6503 and D6603 with new KitKat UI.

  2. Karel Komjathy February 5, 2014 at 2:16 pm - Reply

    Installed on Xperia T and worked.System off. 4.1.2

  3. Rajz February 5, 2014 at 3:15 pm - Reply

    Guys Do you know what is the fucking wrong with Xperia Sp’s Update ????????????????

  4. Nithin February 5, 2014 at 4:31 pm - Reply

    Hey Anurag, working fine on XS.

  5. vinay February 5, 2014 at 7:44 pm - Reply

    Which mod did u use to change that nav bar?

    • Anurag Kumar February 5, 2014 at 7:45 pm - Reply

      it’s a theme….Default Xperia 4.3 themes

  6. anuj February 5, 2014 at 8:02 pm - Reply

    Guyss what about xperia c???
    When you provide kitkat for xperia c???

  7. ikool February 5, 2014 at 10:57 pm - Reply

    Working on Xperia c 4.2.2

  8. Rakesh February 6, 2014 at 10:03 am - Reply

    Working on Xperia SP 4.1.2

  9. Kater February 6, 2014 at 8:33 pm - Reply

    Does it mean devices that got this update will got and KitKat update in the future? I just wondering if ZR will get 4.4

  10. Vijaykumar February 7, 2014 at 10:35 am - Reply

    can’t upload photos to the Facebook (Facebook for Xperia) from album. Sometimes it works sometimes it shows uploading and stays there forever.It was working fine before 4.2.2. What could be the reason?

  11. GozerX99 February 7, 2014 at 6:49 pm - Reply

    Works well on Xperia S with latest and final Android 4.1.2 (firmware 6.2.B.1.96)

  12. pkamath February 22, 2014 at 9:55 am - Reply

    Works on Xperia c fine

  13. pkamath February 22, 2014 at 9:56 am - Reply

    Works on Xperia c 2305 fine

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