All Xperia Z family users are now waiting for the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update to be rolled officially by Sony, in the mean time we posted some days back that 14.3.A.x.xxx Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware will hit Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Z1 Compact soon and it seems it will come very soon now. A user has got 14.3.A.0.681 firmware update notification on his Xperia Z Ultra C6833 which is android 4.4.2 KitKat update.
He got 14.3.A.0.681 firmware update notification as an OTA update but no other user got the update so far. Either it is some internal build leak or is an update on some developer handset. Well check below more details about 14.3.A.0.681 firmware.[ UPDATE – 17 March ] Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.747 firmware About Phone details pic leaked – Android 4.4.2 KitKat [ UPDATE – 8 March ] Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 firmware System Dump Leaked – 4.4.2 KitKat
As per the original poster on GFan, 14.3.A.0.681 firmware is a 324 MB update if received via OTA.
Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 firmware info below.
- Phone – Xperia Z Ultra C6833
- Android – 4.4.2 KitKat
- Build Number – 14.3.A.0.681
- Kernel Version – 3.4.0
- Baseband version – 9874-AAAAANAZQ-10270045-39
After seeing the System Dump below mentioned features were present.
What is present in this KitKat update ?
- Answering machine option in Call app.
- Simple Home option as second launcher.
What is not present in this KitKat update ?
- No 4K Video cam app.
- No TimeShift Video app.
- No Glove Mode.
- No Tap to Wake up option.
- Smart Call handling.
- Smart Backlight option.
No 4K recording mode is spotted in camera app, neither it is similar to new Xperia Z2 KitKat Camera app. New Battery icon seen with transparent navigation and status bar as native KitKat feature.
If above 14.3.A.0.681 firmware info is legit then we can expect Android 4.4.2 14.3.A.0.681 firmware build to hit the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Z1 Compact globally soon. Either the same build or a new 14.3.A.0.xxx build will come.
If somehow after contacting the OP, 14.3.A.0.681 firmware ftf is out we will post it, excited guys about Android 4.4.2 KitKat update, it’s sure on verge of rolling now. Drop your comments below.