Xperia Z3 23.0.A.2.105 firmware update rolling

Sony has rolled a minor bug fixing update for Xperia Z3 in form of 23.0.A.2.105 firmware which is now available for download in European regions. It is confirmed in UK region, as spotted on D6603. No significant changes spotted overall.

23.0.A.2.105 firmware keeps Xperia Z3 on Android 4.4.4 version ( which came out of the box also ). Update is only available via PC Companion, you can’t use SUS anymore as Sony has official stopped the service.

23.0.A.2.105 firmware

Below you can see about phone details of 23.0.A.2.105 firmware update.

23.0.A.2.105 firmware

Download 23.0.A.2.105 firmware ftf

Download the 23.0.A.2.105 firmware ftf from below and flash it using FlashTool.

Download D6603_23.0.A.2.105_UK.ftf

Root for Xperia Z3 23.0.A.2.105 firmware is already available only for unlocked bootloader users.

If you have already updated your Xperia Z3 on 23.0.A.2.105 firmware, let us know if you spot any major changes. Drop your comments below.

via – XDA

Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 firmware Android 4.4.2 KitKat update coming soon ?

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 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 MarchXperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.747 firmware About Phone details pic leaked – Android 4.4.2 KitKat

[ UPDATE – 8 MarchXperia 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.

14.3.A.0.681 firmware OTA update

Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 firmware info below.

14.3.A.0.681 firmware

  • 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
UPDATE – 8 March ] Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 firmware System Dump Leaked – 4.4.2 KitKat

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.
[ UPDATE – 7 March ] More screenshots of Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 firmware update added below with some features listed down.

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.

Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 Quick Boot Mode

Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 Developer Options

Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 GPU settings

Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 CPU settings

Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 Home App KitKat

Xperia Z Ultra 14.3.A.0.681 Home Launcher

Xperia Z Ultra Camera App 14.3.A.0.681 firmware

Xperia Z Ultra Settings 14.3.A.0.681

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 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.