Xperia Tablet Z Lollipop 10.6.A.0.454 firmware rolling – Android 5.0.2 Update

Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update is now finally rolling on Xperia Tablet Z in the form of 10.6.A.0.454 build. Same build has also been spotted on Xperia Z, Xperia ZL and Xperia ZR. Sony has now finally updated its 2-year-old Xperia “Z” series to Lollipop update.

10.6.A.0.454 firmware is confirmed rolling on Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 in Taiwan, on SGP321 in Hong Kong and on SGP351 in USA region (not spotted on SGP312 yet ).

Xperia Tablet Z Lollipop Update

Xperia Tablet Z Lollipop update is now rolling via both OTA as well as PC Companion/XperiaFirm. OTA update size is 710.2 MB.

Xperia Tablet Z 10.6.A.0.454 OTA update

10.6.A.0.454 firmware Changelog as per Sony:

  • A fresh look based on Google’s Material Design.
  • Intelligent Lockscreen notifications and customizable settings.
  • Multi-user profile and guest mode.
  • Moves app to SD feature included.
  • New Media apps and material design themes.

Xperia Tablet Z Lollipop Screenshots 10.6.A.0.454 firmware

10.6.A.0.454 firmware screenshots

Download Xperia Tablet Z 10.6.A.0.454 ftf

Download 10.6.A.0.454 firmware ftf from below link and flash it using Flashtool. Flashing ftf steps here.

For Xperia Tablet Z SGP311, Taiwan Region

Download SGP311_10.6.A.0.454_Customized_TW.ftf

For Xperia Tablet Z SGP321, Taiwan Region

Download SGP321_10.6.A.0.454_Customized_TW.ftf

For Xperia Tablet Z SGP351, USA Region

Download SGP351_10.6.A.0.454_Customized_US.ftf

[ UPDATE 22/05/15 ] Xperia Tablet Z Lollipop 10.6.A.0.454 update is now available from XperiaFirm Tool also.

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So, if you want to download  10.6.A.0.454 firmware from XperiFirm and flash it on your Xperia Tablet Z , use the below links (Below posted links have only tutorial, compatible with all Xperia handsets).

How to download Xperia Tablet Z 10.6.A.0.454 Lollipop firmware using XperiFirm tool?

How to flash Xperia Tablet Z 10.6.A.0.454 Lollipop firmware ftf using Flashtool?

[ UPDATE 23/05/15] How to root Lollipop 10.6.A.0.454 firmware on Xperia Z? – Tutorial available

Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, and Xperia ZR users check the link below to update their handset on Android Lollipop.

Xperia Z Lollipop 10.6.A.0.454 firmware rolling – Android 5.0.2 Update

Xperia ZL Lollipop 10.6.A.0.454 firmware rolling – Android 5.0.2 Update

Xperia ZR Lollipop 10.6.A.0.454 firmware rolling – Android 5.0.2 Update

Have you got 10.6.A.0.454 firmware update on your Xperia Tablet Z, let us know? Drop your comments below.

Image Credits: ryany67 (XDA) | Ftfs by dogsly (XDA)

Xperia Tablet Z WiFi 10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware Update Rolling

Sony rolled 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware update for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet  Z LTE SGP321 a month ago which brought many changes like improved Bluetooth connectivity and battery life, same concerned update in form of  10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware for Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi SGP312 and SGP311 has been rolled a few days back.

10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware update keeps Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and is confirmed in regions like Germany, UK and other Europeans nations. Connect to PC companion to update your Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi on 10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware update. 10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware details added below.

10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware Xperia Tablet Z

Those users who have not yet got the 10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware update notification, download the 10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware ftf from below links and update manually using the flahtool.

Download Xperia Z Tablet Wi-Fi 10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware ftf

#For Germany SGP311

Download SGP311 FTF .part1.rar

Download SGP311 FTF .part2.rar
[ via XDA user bernddi ]

#For VMo EU4 SGP312

Below mentioned ftf works on any Xperia Tablet Z SGP312 ( 32 GB ) version.

Download SGP312_10.4.1.B.0.109_VMo EU4.part1.rar

Download SGP312_10.4.1.B.0.109_VMo EU4.part2.rar
[ via XDA user Apollo89 ]

Download above ftf files and flash it using FlashTool, no root needed to flash files, warranty not void. Xperia Tablet Z 10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware rooting method has also arrived, we will discuss it in next post.

If you have already got 10.4.1.B.0.109 firmware update rolling on your Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi then let us know, what changes you noticed. Drop your comments below.

[ via – XDA ]

Xperia Tablet Z 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware Rolling – Flickering Display issue not resolved

A few days ago Sony tweeted that a new 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware update is rolling for Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and ETA for Xperia Tablet Z will be told next week and it seems 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware update is now officially rolling for Xperia Tablet Z LTE SGP321 in Central Europe region. As per tweet made by Sony, update brings BT connectivity, battery, YouTube app improvements & more“.

10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware bug fixing update is available over PC Companion, SUS and Bridge for Mac now, no OTA seen yet for Xperia Tablet Z LTE SGP321. Xperia Tablet Z 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware update is currently seeding, so you may get update notification after some time depending upon your region. No new update is seen for Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi version yet.

Xperia Tablet Z 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware update

Connect your Xperia Tablet Z to PC Companion and look for a 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware notification, then proceed as per on screen instructions.

Xperia Tablet Z 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware

Download Xperia Tablet Z 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware ftf

# SGP321 LTE

Download SGP321_4.3 10.4.1.B.0.101_Central Europe 5.ftf
[ Credits – XDA user ryany67 for ftf and pic ]

Flash the above ftf manually using flashtool if you still haven’t got the notification yet. Flashing required no root.

Xperia Tablet Z 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware Changelog from Sony

  • Enhanced user experience.
  • Improved battery life.
  • Software performance improvements

Users are still reporting that flicker display issue on Xperia Tablet Z is still there. Do let us know if you have got this 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware update already, what issues you are facing now.

Xperia Z,ZL,ZR,Tablet Z Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware Rolling Officially – White UI, New Smart Camera app

Finally party has arrived to Xperia Z family i.e. android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware has officially been rolled on  Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Tablet Z; Sony confirmed it officially on their blog. Previously we saw a leak of android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware “Commercial and Journalist” version which almost clearly stated what Sony has hidden inside android 4.3 for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z.

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware is confirmed on Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z rolling successfully via PC Companion and SUS ( Bridge for Mac ) No OTA seen yet. Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 ( Nothing seen on Wi-Fi users ) Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware confirmed in regions like India, Poland. Xperia Z  C6602/C6603 Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware confirmed in regions like Indonesia, Australia Vodafone, Optus AU, Spain, O2 DE. Xperia Tablet ZR ( ZQ ) Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware confirmed in regions like Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Algeria. Xperia ZL Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware confirmed in regions like Sweden, Chile, Germany. Update is of 854.7 MB in size. No OTA yet.

[ UPDATE – 7 Feb ]

10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR Rolling – Bluetooth, Battery, YouTube app improvements 

Official Changelog from Sony 

User interface Optimization and smoother graphical experience .
New Sony UI with new home screen look and feel.
Sony’s Smart Social Camera app and downloadable camera apps.
New version of Battery STAMINA mode.
Security enhancement of Android 4.3

Xperia Z Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update

Connect your Xperia Z to PC Companion and look for notification of Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update as shown below. After confirming the firmware build, kindly proceed as per onscreen instructions.

For all users who haven’t got notification yet, they can update it manually using flashtool and flashing 10.4.B.0.569 firmware ftf for your concerned device.

Download Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware ftf for Xperia Z

# For C6603

Below ftf is from Singtel SG 1270-0743 device.

Download C6603_10.4.B.0.569_Cust1270-0743.ftf | 843 MB
[ via XDA user smardu ]

# For C6603

Below ftf is from Singapore 1270-0743_R1C device.

Download C6603_10.4.B.0.569_Cust1270-0743.ftf | 843 MB
[ via XDA user vip_47 ]

# For C6603 INDIAN users

Below ftf is from 1275-1562 Generic IN device.

Download C6603_10.4.B.0.569_Generic IN.ftf | 847 MB
[ via XDA user h4r5h ]

No ftf file available yet for Xperia Z C6902 users in India, as soon as we get it we will post it soon 🙂

Xperia Z Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware Screenshots

Xperia Tablet Z Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update

Xperia Tablet Z Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update

Xperia Tablet Z Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware Screenshots

Download Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware ftf for Xperia Tablet Z

# For SGP321 LTE

Download SGP321_10.4.B.0.569_Generic.ftf | 877.7 MB
[ via XDA user Jozinek ]

Xperia ZL Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update

Xperia ZL Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update

Download Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware ftf for Xperia ZQ ( ZL )

# For C6503 LTE Brazil ZQ

Download Xperia ZQ (C6503)_10.4.B.0.569_Generic BR.ftf | 840 MB
[ via XDA user brenopapito ]

# For C6502 HSPA+ Latin America Unbranded

Download C6502_10.4.B.0.569_Generic LA.part1.rar
Download C6502_10.4.B.0.569_Generic LA.part2.rar
Download C6502_10.4.B.0.569_Generic LA.part3.rar
[ via XDA user RyomaEchizen ]

# For C6502 HSPA+ India

Download C6502_10.4.B.0.569_INDIA 1270-7911 R2C.ftf
[ via XDA user sanjulgupta ]

Xperia ZL Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update

Xperia ZR Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update

Xperia ZR Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update

Download Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware ftf for Xperia ZR

# For C5503 LTE

Download XPERIA ZR C5503_РСТ_10.4.B.0.569.ftf | 787 MB
[ via XDA user akash4357 ]

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware Features / Changelog for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware on Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z brought all features, UI, Themes, Camera similar like android 4.3 firmware for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra.

  • White UI exactly similar to Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra android 4.3 look.
  • New improved Smart camera app like Xperia Z1.
  • New Xperia wallpapers exactly like Xperia Z1.
  • You can choose new themes now, as there is “+” option tapping on it, you can download some cool themes from Sony Select app where the navigation bar and status  bar color changes like to “blue” and the soft keys icons also.
  • New keyboard app with One-Hand Keyboard settings.
  • Phone’s UI changes as per theme applied.
  • Home screen soft icons and status bar changes as per theme applied.
  • Windows Tethering option is there which allows Xperia Z1 to be paired with Windows 8.1+ PC via Bluetooth. You can connect to the mobile network from your PC without any further settings on your phone
  • Performance enhancement and Bug fixing.
  • Screen calibrated for more brighter display.
  • Battery life, need to test it.
  • Restricted profiles settings in Xperia Tablet Z for more control of multi-user settings.
  • Set conversation wallpaper in SMS app.

Do check for yellow hue issue on white UI, is it present ?

How to flash manually  Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware ftf on Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z ?

FTFs for Xperia ZL, ZR and Tablet Z will be posted as soon as they are out.

Note :- No Root Needed. Works on both Locked/Unlocked bootloaders. Below mentioned guide is for Xperia Z1 and is similar for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

Guide :- How to flash 10.4.B.0.569 firmware on Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, Tablet Z ?

Soon we will post methods of rooting Xperia Z, ZL, Tablet Z and ZR on Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware.

All Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z users who have updated to Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware let us know your views on it. Do you like it ? Liked the new Xperia themes ? Are you overall satisfied with the update or you are facing still some bugs.

Drop your comments below. Also comment with your changelog and screenshots we will add in above list.

Thanks Marcin, Reda, RyomaEchizen, samylyes2304, RyomaEchizen 🙂




Xperia Z,ZL,ZR,Tablet Z Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware Certified by PTCRB

Recently XDA devs leaked android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware build for Xperia Z and Xperia ZL which was speculated that it is the final build and should come soon. Yesterday Sony rolled out android 4.3 14.2.A.0.290 firmware update for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra officially which fixed many issues for both phones and Sony posted on their blog that further android 4.3 update rolling for other devices gonna follow.

Today PTCRB has certified Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware for Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Tablet Z. All 4 Xperia devices will get the same Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 build very soon. It should come in any moment now on all Xperia Z variants C6602, C6603, C6606,  Xperia ZL variants C6502, C6503, C6506,  Xperia ZR C5502, C5503 and Xperia Tablet Z LTE SGP321 version though it may not roll out at the same moment on each device.

[ UPDATE – 23 DEC ]

Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, Tablet Z Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware Rolling Officially – White UI, New Smart Camera app and Xperia Themes

Check below for certification of Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware for various Xperia Devices.

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware Certified for Xperia Z

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware Certified for Xperia Z

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware Certified for Xperia ZL

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware Certified for Xperia ZL

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware Certified for Xperia ZR

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware Certified for Xperia ZR

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware Certified for Xperia Tablet Z

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 Firmware Certified for Xperia Tablet Z

If you can’t wait for now and are keen to find what this Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware will bring for your Xperia devices, check out the link below.

Download Xperia Z and ZL Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware ftf Leaked

Android 4.3 10.4.B.0.569 firmware update will be a major update for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z which will brings White UI like Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Sony smart camera app, New Themes and better stable UI.

If any Xperia user has got this update already officially via PC Companion, inform us then.

Thanks to all who sent this in 🙂

Sony releases Android 4.4.1 AOSAP binaries for Xperia L,S,Z,ZL,Tablet Z

Officially it might take very long to get android 4.4 KitKat update on already mentioned Xperia devices from Sony but Xperia devices have recently got love from many developers. XDA devs have contributed for almost every Xperia device to get unofficially CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat build on them even the 2011 Xperia devices have got it.

In past Sony has released AOSP binaries for Xperia Z, ZL and Tablet Z and now Xperia L and Xperia S have been added to the list. Yes Sony has officially released  Android 4.4 AOSAP binaries for Xperia L, S , Z, ZL, Tablet Z. Build available is KRT16O.S3.1044 ( android 4.4 KitKat ).

If you are a developer or want to contribute in making AOSP ROMs for above mentioned devices, download the binaries and start developing today 🙂

AOSP for Xperia  L – Android 4.4.1

Download AOSP binaries for Xperia L
AOSP for Xperia L project on GitHub.

AOSP for Xperia  Z – Android 4.4.1

Download AOSP binaries for Xperia Z
AOSP for Xperia L project on GitHub.

AOSP for Xperia  ZL – Android 4.4.1

Download AOSP binaries for Xperia ZL
AOSP for Xperia ZL project on GitHub.

AOSP for Xperia  Tablet Z – Android 4.4.1

Download AOSP binaries for Xperia Tablet Z
AOSP for Xperia Tablet Z project on GitHub.

AOSP for Xperia  S – Android 4.4.1

Download AOSP binaries for Xperia S
AOSP for Xperia S project on GitHub.

We hope to see some great builds from developer community for all above devices and hope more will be added soon. It is pretty weird Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra is missing from the list. Probably after android 4.3 update on Xperia Z1, broken camera bug after unlocking the bootloader on Xperia Z1 will be fixed.

Are you excited Xperia L and Xperia S users, drop your comments.

Sony CONFIRMED Android 4.4 KitKat for Xperia Z, ZL, Z Ultra, Z1, Tablet Z – No ETA – Xperia ZR, SP, C Not mentioned

Most awaited news from Sony Mobile has just came up about android 4.4 KitKat update on Xperia devices, it is now CONFIRMED that Android 4.4 KitKat for Xperia Z, ZL, Z Ultra, Z1, Tablet Z will come very soon thought it is not expected this year obviously due to scheduling of android 4.3 update in December.

Sony Mobile as announced on their official blog that Xperia Z, ZL, Z Ultra, Z1, Tablet Z will be getting android 4.4 KitKat updates in future though no ETA has be given yet. Strange to see that Xperia ZR has not been named yet, may be they will do in future or they won’t it still remains a mystery.

[ Android 4.3 UPDATE – 7 November ]  

So in a short note we are confirming this as per mentioned by Sony Mobile statement.

We’re also happy to tell you about the first raft of Xperia products that we’ll make Android 4.4 Kit Kat available for – they are: Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Z1*.

Check out Sony Mobile Tweet :-

 

Which Xperia Devices will get Android 4.4 KitKat update and when ?

Android 4.4 KitKat for Xperia Z, ZL, Z Ultra, Z1, Tablet Z is confirmed. No ETA.

What is Strange here ?

Nothing mentioned for Xperia ZR, C, and SP.

As Sony says that Xperia Z, ZL, Z Ultra, Z1, Tablet Z  are the first batch of devices getting android 4.4 KitKat update so it means we may see Xperia ZR, Xperia SP, Xperia C soon joining the list.

When should we expect it to come ?

As in December Sony is rolling out android 4.3 update for Xperia Z, ZL, Z Ultra, Tablet Z, Z1, ZR and Xperia SP, T, TX and V so we may see android 4.4 KitKat update next year in January 2014.

Other Devices which can get android 4.4 KitKat update ?

Other device which have very strong chances of getting android 4.4 KitKat update is Xperia T, TX and Xperia V.

No Android 4.4 KitKat update for :-

No updates for Xperia S, SL, Acro S, Ion, P, J, L, Tipo, Miro confirmed.

Read Official Sony Statement on Android 4.4 KitKat update

Read Official Sony Statement on Android 4.4 KitKat update

Let us know Xperia users, how do you feel after getting this official statement from Sony, drop your comments below.

[ Source – Sony Mobile ]

Download 6 Movies Free from Xperia Privilege Movies app including Elysium – For Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Tablet Z Users

Sony Mobile has started a promotional campaign where you can download 6 movies free from Xperia Privilege Movies app including summer blockbuster Elysium. Xperia Privilege is an app made specially for Sony Xperia smartphone users which includes promotional campaigns, varying from region to region. This time you can download some great movies if you are the proud owner of Sony Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Tablet Z.

In past we have seen Sony giving special free £20/€25 Voucher to Xperia Z users in certain regions which was to be redeemed on “Play Memories online, Music Unlimited, Play Now, PlayStation store” etc.

Download Movies Free from Xperia Privilege Movies app

You can now download 6 free movies from 10 listed movies and each user is given a unique code to redeem 6 credits.

TOS :- The above offer of downloading free movies is valid for only Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Tablet Z owners in regions India, Mexico, Brazil, UAE, Russia, Poland, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Netherlands, Singapore, Thailand and South Africa.

Movies included :- 2012, Elysium, MIB 3, Premium Rush, DJango, Battle: Los Angeles, Terminator 4, The Karate Kid, The Amazing Spider Man, Total Recall.

Promotion Period :- 1 November 2013 to 31 December 2013 and voucher can be redeemed till 31 March 2014.

How to Download Movies ?

Download 6 Movies Free from Xperia Privilege Movies app including Elysium

  • After choosing promotional offer “Get 6 great movies including Summer Blockbuster Elysium” you will be shown the promotional campaign details.

Movies Free from Xperia Privilege Movies app including Elysium

  • Accept the TOS of the campaign.

Download 6 Movies Free from Xperia Privilege Movies app

Xperia Privilege Movies app - TOS

  • As you enter the campaign you will be given your unique voucher code which is to be entered in Xperia Privilege Movies app.

Xperia Privilege Movies app - Voucher Code

Xperia Privilege Movies app - Voucher Code via SMS

  • Download Xperia Privilege Movies Apps from Google Play Store
  • After downloading the Xperia Privilege Movies app, open it and sign up entering your email id and voucher code.

Download Xperia Privilege Movies app

Sign up on Xperia Privilege Movies app

  • You will be see the list of all 10 movies listed for download, tap on redeem button to download the movie.

Xperia Privilege Movies app list

  • Movie can only be downloaded over Wi-Fi and it will be played by the movie player of app itself.

Download Xperia Privilege Movies

Download Xperia Privilege Movies over wiFi

Download Xperia Privilege Movies over WiFi

Each user can use the voucher code only once.

Other Xperia users may not be able to avail this offer but you are able to do so in any manner do let us know in below comments.

If you have avail this offer, let us know about your views on it, you like it ?

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware update Rolled Out

Just like Xperia Z, ZL and ZR got 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware firmware update recently it has now finally landed on Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 LTE version. 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware update is a minor bug fixing update over previous android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update which rolled in starting of month August, pretty long time for Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 users since they got an update.

10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware update keeps Xperia tablet Z SGP321 on android 4.2.2 only and is confirmed in Australia, UAE and UK and is available over PC Companion and SUS. No OTA seen till now.

Connect your Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 and look for a 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware update notification as shown below, if available proceed as per on screen instructions.

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware update Out

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware Details

  • Model number – Xperia Tablet Z SGP321
  • Android – 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • Baseband version – 9x15A-ACEFWMAZQ-30110068-44
  • Build Number – 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware
  • Kernel – 3.4.0-g43a9ba9 [email protected] #1 Mon Aug 26 10:05:33 2013

Firmware number, Kernel and BaseBand version all similar to 10.3.1.A.2.67 update which Xperia Z, ZL and ZR got.

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware Details About phone

Download Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware ftf 

Download ftf from below and flash it using FlashTool. Root is available on Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware using vRoot. Below file is extracted from 1273-0364_R2B [ Unbranded ]

Download SGP321_10.3.1.A.2.67_1273-0364_R2B.ftf | 792.6 MB
[ via XDA user pandaball ]

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware Changelog

  • Not much changes seen, just bug fixing update.
  • Touch improvement.
  • No lags in Home launcher anymore.
  • Still you can open only 1 small app at a time, no multiple apps.
  • Batter RAM management.

If you have updated to 10.3.1.A.2.67 firmware then let us know your initial review on it, noticed any remarkable change ? Drop your comments below…

Thanks Venki 🙂

Wi-Fi Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update Rolled

In the starting of month August, we saw Sony launching same android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and LTE version of Xperia Tablet Z SGP321. Well just now we have spotted that Sony has officially launched Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update for Wi-Fi Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 / SGP312 version.

Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware, huge 786MB update is confirmed in UK, France and it is a major update over previous 10.1.C.0.370 firmware and is available over PC Companion, SUS and Bridge. 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware is still seeding and soon you will get it rest part of world also. Read changelog below.

10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware also confirmed for Xperia Tablet Z SPG312, JP Version (Japan)

Wi-Fi Xperia Tablet Z SGP311/SGP312 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware details

P.S. Click on below images to ZOOM.

Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware About Me details

  • Model – Wi-Fi Xperia Tablet Z SGP311
  • Android Version – 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • Firmware Build – 10.3.1.C.0.136
  • Kernel – 3.4.0

10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update is available over PC Companion / SUS and Bridge. Connect your Wi-Fi Xperia Tablet Z SGP311/SGP312 to PCC and look for a 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update notification as shown below. Proceed as per onscreen instructions.

Sony  Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update via PCC

Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update via PC Companion software

Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update via PCC

If you haven’t got the update yet, you can manually install it by flashing the ftf file.

Download Xperia Tablet Z SPG312, JP Version (Japan) 10.3.1.C.0.136  firmware ftf 

Download SPG312_10.3.1.C.0.136_JP_NoobTW.zip | 786 MB
[ via XDA user NoobTW ]

Download Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 Global 10.3.1.C.0.136  firmware ftf 

Download SGP311FR_10.3.1.C.0.136_Unbranded.ftf
[ via XDA user babylonbwoy ]

Download SGP311_10.3.1.C.0.136_Xperia Tablet Z.ftf | 836 MB
[ via XDA user Sean09 ]

10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update Changelog / Review / Screenshot

Most of the changelog is similar to 10.3.1.A.0.244  firmware update of LTE version of Xperia Tablet Z.

  • Look likes a Phone UI instead of Tablet UI.
  • Multi-user support added as a feature of Android 4.2.2.
  • Video Unlimited movie app integration and updated media apps.
  • Notification bar at top of screen.
  • Support for 64 GB SD Card added now.
  • A new kind of widget functionalities on both Homescreen and lockscreen.
  • my Xperia app added to track Tablet, in case it is lost.
  • Soft button keys are centered below. ( Return-Home-Small apps Buttons )
  • Quick Settings option in top notification bar added.
  • One can change the length of “preview time” after shooting a snap from camera.
  • Small apps drawer is same as it was in LTE version update of Xperia Tablet Z.
  • Semi-transparent bar in lockscreen.
  • Performance and bug fixing update.

An official changelog on 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update from Sony itself is given…

official changelog on 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update from Sony

If you have got 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update on your Xperia Tablet Z, then please comment below with your region and any major changelog you noticed.

Thanks babylonbwoy 🙂

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update Out

As promised by Sony, Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update for Xperia Tablet Z SGP321, European LTE version has been rolled just now. In past one week we have seen same Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update being also rolled on Xperia Z, ZL and ZR, Sony has stuck to same build number for all android 4.2.2 updates, don’t know why.

Update confirmed in Indonesia (Bandunga), Germany and Spain 🙂

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update Out

10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update is available over PC Companion as well as by SUS and on Bridge also for Mac users. It has brought out new performance update to Xperia Tablet Z. No update on Wi-Fi version of Tablet Z seen yet.

About Phone Screenshot - Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware

  • Model number – Xperia Tablet Z SGP321
  • Android – 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • Baseband version – 9x15A-ACEFWMAZQ-30110057-39
  • Build Number – 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware
  • Kernel – 3.4.0-g3865184 [email protected] #1 Tue Jul 2 07:57:34 2013

All firmware build number, kernel version and baseband is similar to what Xperia Z,ZL and ZR got in their Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update.

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update by PC Companion

Connect your Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 to PC and check whether you have got any update notification as shown below, if yes then proceed as per on screen instructions shown.

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update by PC Companion

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware by PC Companion software

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update via PC Companion

Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update by PC Companion

First reboot will be slow and there will NFC Software upgradation on booting up, let it happen. Sony has officially listed the open source archive build for 10.3.1.A.0.244 on their site on August 2.

NFC Software upgradation in Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware Changelog / Review /Screenshots

  • Centered Soft Buttons on bottom.
  • Notification bar on top instead of bottom.
  • More like Phone UI instead of a tablet UI.
  • Small App drawer is there just like in Xperia Z series.

Small Apps in Sony Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware

  • Quick Settings feature from notification panel.
  • Lock Screen has semi-transparent status bar.
  • Multi User Account option now available 🙂

Multi User Account in   Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware

Multi User Accoutn Option in Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware

We will update the post more later as soon as we get more details about the update. FTF file for manual flashing of Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update is posted below.

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware  ftf  – Manual Flashing

Download the ftf file from below link.

Download Xperia Tablet Z (SGP321)_GLOBAL-LTE_10.3.1.A.0.244_GENERIC.ftf | 776 MB
(MD5: 6144bc13086af13934b3253e7ec739ad) – via XDA Member lowtraxx

Customization Info Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware

Above file has been extracted from 16 GB version of Xperia Tablet Z so don’t cross flash it on other versions.

If you have updated your Xperia Tablet Z on Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update then do send us the changelog and the bugs info in this firmware if you noticed any.

Thanks Kaneda, Aram for sending us screenshots 🙂

Xperia Tablet Z Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean 10.3.A.0.407 firmware certified

Another Sony product certified for Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, yes Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean 10.3.A.0.407 firmware has been certified on PTCRB dated 25 June. 5 days ago we saw Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean 10.3.A.0.423 firmware  update on  Xperia ZL C6503 and one day ago Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean 10.3.A.0.423 firmware  update on  Xperia Z C6603.

[ UPDATE ]

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.A.0.244 firmware update Out

Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean 10.3.A.0.407 firmware certified by PTCRB

Xperia Tablet Z Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean 10.3.A.0.407 firmware certified by PTCRB

Soon we can expect now that Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean will hit Xperia Tablet Z SGP321. Sony has been busy now updating all their Xperia 2013 and Xperia 2012 line up. We only expect it to be a bug free update whenever it comes.

A few days ago, Rooting kit for Xperia Tablet Z SGP321 android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean 10.1.1.A.1.307 firmware was made available by DooMLoRD. If you want to root your Xperia Tablet Z then use the version 14 of DooMLoRD Easy Rooting Toolkit.

Download CyanogenMod10.1 Android 4.2.2 support for Xperia Z Tablet

Xperia Tablet Z is about to release globally and a good news has come for it from the CynaogenMod community, yes they just announce on their Google+ page for adding CyanogenMod10.1 Android 4.2.2 support for Xperia Z Tablet. A few days we came across news regarding Sony adding Xperia Z to AOSP on GitHub.

CyanogenMod10.1 Android 4.2.2 support for Xperia Z Tablet

Good news for all users who are about to buy Xperia Tablet Z and don’t like stock Sony ROM, now you can install this fancy ROM on your Xperia Tablet Z.  CynaogenMod has been one step ahead from Sony. Check below running live CyanogenMod10.1 Android 4.2.2 on Xperia Tablet Z. Both Xperia Z and Tablet Z runs the same chipset so it’s very easy for developers to build for it also. Release Build is fare more stable.

RUNNING LIVE CyanogenMod10.1 Android 4.2.2 support for Xperia Z Tablet

Download CyanogenMod10.1 Android 4.2.2 for Xperia Tablet Z – Install / Flash it.

CynaogenMod community has added both the release candidate build (RC) for Xperia Tablet Z as well as the test build of android 4.2.2 which you can download from their site and flash it on your device. Download the files from below or from their official site.

CyanogenMod10.1 Android 4.2.2 support for Xperia Z Tablet

Device :-  pollux – Sony Xperia Tablet Z
Type :- RELEASE candidate – RC

Download cm-10.1.0-RC2-pollux.zip I 212.77 MB
md5sum: 18d1569e1710da82a7a47253d7e5107f

Device :-  pollux – Sony Xperia Tablet Z
Type :- TEST Build

Download cm-10.1-20130518-EXPERIMENTAL-pollux.zip I 212.66 MB
md5sum: fdc4e63fe9a6392f0261a87ab6f88a00

[ OFFICIAL CM Download page ]

If you want to install CyanogenMod10.1 Android 4.2.2 on Xperia Tablet Z, then you need to unlock bootloader. Check official guide by Sony on How to unlock bootloader of Xperia Tablet Z.? As when you are done with unlocking bootloader, flash the CM 10.1 android 4.2.2 on Xperia Tablet Z. Xperia Z Tablet is growing friendly with the developers. Do let us know what do you think regarding this, excited about running CM 10.1 on your Xperia Z Tablet 😉

[ Via – CM G+ Page ]