Akshay Sharma

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Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact launched on DoCoMo, au by KDDI & SoftBank Mobile in Japan

Sony Mobile has recently announced the launch details regarding the release of Xperia Z3 series in Japanese Market. Sony has exclusively launched Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact on NTT DoCoMo, au by KDDI and SoftBank Mobile. For the first time Sony has come up with a handset on SoftBank Mobile in Japan.

As we all know Japan is the home turf for Sony, so they will be trying hard to dethrone other companies with their new flagship device. Xperia Z3 is already been released in other parts of the world. Recently it went on sale in India, available online at Flipkart.

Xperia Z3 (Japanese Version)

Models Info : Xperia Z3 (SOL26) on au by KDDI, Xperia Z3 (SO-01G) on NTT DoCoMo, Xperia Z3 on SoftBank Mobile. 32 GB model is launched.

Xperia Z3 (SO-01G) on NTT DoCoMo

Xperia Z3 Compact(Japanese Version)

Models Info : Xperia Z3 Compact (SO-02G) on NTT DoCoMo.

Xperia Z3 Compact (SO-02G) on NTT DoCoMo

Note that Xperia Z3 Compact is an exclusive of for DoCoMo carrier and it has the same 16 GB internal memory as of the international version.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Wi-Fi SGP611JP, Xper models will also be available in Japan later in November.

Do tell us what you think about these Japanese version of Xperia Z3 series. Drop your comments below

Source – NTT DoCoMo (1,2), Sony Japan (1,2). Thanks Ben for the Tip!

Xperia M2, M2 Aqua 18.3.C.0.40 firmware certified

All Xperia M2, M2 Aqua users are informed that a new firmware 18.3.c.0.40 has been certified by PTCRB for D2303 and D2403. It’s just a minor update and some bug fixes are expected. Only change is in the build no as compared to previous 18.3.C.0.37 firmware, while the Android version remains the same i.e 4.4.2 KitKat.

Some Xperia M2 Auqa users are reporting that they are getting 18.3.C.0.39 firmware update on their handsets. We will update soon details about 18.3.C.0.39 firmware.

18.3.C.0.40 Firmware

Check the 18.3.C.0.40 firmware certification for D2303, Xperia M2.

Xperia M2 Aqua 18.3.c.0.40 Firmware

Check the 18.3.C.0.40 firmware certification for D2403, Xperia M2 Aqua.

18.3.C.0.40 firmware certification for D2403.

We will keep you updated as firmware rollout starts. If you have got 18.3.C.0.39 firmware update on your handset, let us know.

If you are facing any issues on current firmware then drop a comment below.

Thanks Ben for the Tip!

Xperia T3 D5103 18.1.A.1.23 firmware certified

All the fellow Xperia T3 users are informed that a new firmware 18.1.a.1.23 has been certified by PTCRB for D5103 recently. Android version remains the same, only change is in the build no and slight improvements from previous firmware i.e 18.1.a.1.21 are expected. It may roll in certain regions only ( can be a carrier update also though not certified for other variants of device ).

At present Xperia T3 enjoys android 4.4.2 18.1.A.1.21, 18.2.A.1.18 firmware build. Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet are also on android 4.4.2 version for the time being though Sony has updated Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra to android 4.4.4 and Xperia T2 Ultra to android 4.4.3.

18.1.A.1.23  firmware

Below you can see the certification details of 18.1.A.1.23 firmware on PTCRB.

18.1.A.1.23  firmware

We will keep you posted as soon the new certified firmware starts rolling.

If you are having any problem on your present firmware let us know, drop your comments below.

Thanks Ben for the Tip!