Posted on Mar 16 2015 - 5:03pm by Anurag Kumar

Sony has officially rolled Android 5.0.2 update on Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact today in form of 23.1.A.0.690 firmware, same 23.1.A.0.690 firmware build is rolled on both devices. Update is confirmed in Nordics and Baltics regions as mentioned by Sony and has already been seen in Norway, Denmark, Sweden.

23.1.A.0.690 firmware brings Android 5.0.2 on Xperia Z3 Compact, with 3.4.0 kernel and is now available via PC Companion for download, no OTA seen yet. Sony will update the other Xperia “Z” series handsets after two weeks.

Xperia Z3 Compact Android 5.0.2 update

Below you can see 23.1.A.0.690 firmware update notification in PC Companion.

[ UPDATEHow to download Lollipop firmware via XperiFirm Tool?

[ UPDATEHow to flash Xperia Z2/Z3 Lollipop 23.1.A.0.690 ftf using Flashtool Manually ?

Xperia Z3 Compact 23.1.A.0.690 firmware

Xperia Z3 Compact 23.1.A.0.690 firmware about phone screenshot

Xperia Z3 Compact Android 5.0.2 Lollipop 23.1.A.0.690 firmware changelog

  • Material Design UI.
  • New Xperia Themes and wallpapers.
  • White system UI.
  • Updated Sony Media apps with material design UI.
  • ART runtime.
  • New Quick settings.
  • New Notification screen with an option to see on lock screen.
  • New navigation keys.
  • Multi-user profile and guest mode.
  • Move apps to SD card feature.

Download Xperia Z3 Compact 23.1.A.0.690 firmware ftf

Use the below link to download 23.1.A.0.690 ftf for Xperia Z3 Compact and flash using Xperia Flash Tool (check this link for flashing instructions). Update not available in India yet.

For Xperia Z3 Compact D5803 Telenor SE

Download D5803_23.1.A.0.690_R4C_Telenor SE.ftf
[ via user kutaxov ]

[ UPDATE ] Xperia Z3 users, check the below post to update your phone on Android 5.0.2 update.

Xperia Z3 23.1.A.0.690 firmware Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update rolling

[ UPDATE Xperia Z2 users, check the below post to update your phone on Android 5.0.2 update.

Xperia Z2 23.1.A.0.690 firmware rolling – Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update

We will keep on updating the post once more info comes in.

Have you got the update? Let us know. Drop your comments below.

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

  1. farhan March 16, 2015 at 5:12 pm - Reply

    When lolipop for sony xperia z2?? 🙁

    • Anurag Kumar March 16, 2015 at 5:14 pm - Reply

      Z2 will get after two weeks…March end /April 1st week.

  2. Gabo March 16, 2015 at 7:48 pm - Reply

    Z3 compact D5833 ?

  3. ronnie March 17, 2015 at 10:34 am - Reply

    I had installed this fw on my sony d5833 working perfectly. But still confuse about does it affect phone because of different phone’s fw im using ?

    • Anurag Kumar March 17, 2015 at 1:02 pm - Reply

      No it doesn’t affect phone’s performance.

      • MK10 March 18, 2015 at 11:10 pm - Reply

        How about mobile data? Does it work?

        • Anurag Kumar March 18, 2015 at 11:11 pm - Reply

          yes it does.

          • MK10 March 18, 2015 at 11:43 pm -

            And even LTE also works?

  4. Arun March 20, 2015 at 9:50 am - Reply

    I own a D5833 Z3 Compact . Is it safe to install the D5803 firmware on D5833??

    Also, will any features stop working?

    Please Reply ASAP


    • ledat March 20, 2015 at 11:58 am - Reply

      I don’t know, indeed. Try and see! 🙂

    • ronnie March 20, 2015 at 12:24 pm - Reply

      hi arun I had already flashed it on d5833 and it worked like charm. everything working. you can flash it

      • Arun March 20, 2015 at 12:25 pm - Reply

        Thanks Ronnie. I trust u that it works

        • ronnie March 20, 2015 at 12:47 pm - Reply


          • ronnie March 20, 2015 at 1:04 pm -

            ignore 1st reply amd yeah sure. go for it

          • Fede March 23, 2015 at 10:14 pm -

            Hi how ryou? i have also an sony z3c d5833 but with locked bootloader and no root make it. It will work too this Fw for the d5803?

            I have tried with the generic baltic d5803 fw but it does not work

            thanks at all

  5. Arun March 20, 2015 at 1:08 pm - Reply

    I will go for it. But i dont know which drivers to install.

  6. Anthony March 27, 2015 at 6:54 pm - Reply

    Image works, even on my phone here in the states. BUT…I get repeat texts from everyone I message regardless of carrier. Maybe the US variant will be different. Not good for my DD, flashing back to 4.4.4

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