Xperia Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update rolling – Android KitKat Support

Sony has just rolled Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update following the previous Album App 5.4.A.0.12 version rolled in early Feb. Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update spotted as OTA update on Xperia Z family members and Xperia L, Xperia SP also following the same changelog as like its previous version.

Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update says Android 4.4 KitKat support again in changelog, which may indicate that Sony is updating its media apps before they roll out the official android 4.4 KitKat firmware update on their handsets. If you look closely in the screenshots you will see white icons in the status bar which is a native KitKat feature.

[ UPDATE ] Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update also rolled on Xperia C, T, TX and V.

Xperia C Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update

Check in your update center app for Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update notification as shown below.

Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update

Download Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update

Below apk is taken from our Xperia Z1 C6902.

Download Album 5.4.A.0.20.apk

Install as normal apk on your android 4.3 and android 4.2.2 powered devices. It may or may not work on  Xperia S, SL, Acro S, etc let us know after trying.

Xperia Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update Changelog

Xperia Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update Changelog

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

Fast loading of thumbnails and smooth scrolling across pics is noticed.

We hope Sony soon rolls out KitKat firmware for its mentioned devices, hopefully it will come only after Sony’s MWC event where it will unveil Sony D6503 and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet with the new KitKat UI.

If you have got this Album App 5.4.A.0.20 update already, let us know if you are facing any bugs. Drop your comments below if it works on your device.

Sony updates Album App to version 5.4.A.0.12 – Android KitKat Support

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 🙂