23.1.A.1.28 firmware certified for Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact & Z3 Tablet Compact

23.1.A.1.28 firmware was certified for Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Compact yesterday and now the same firmware has also been certified for Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. At present Xperia Z3 series in on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update.

23.1.A.1.28 firmware moves the current build from 23.1.A.0.xxx to 23.1.A.1.xx.  It seems to be a major bug fixing update, whether Android 5.0.2 or Android 5.1 Lollipop, it can’t be said for the time being.

Xperia Z3 23.1.A.1.28 firmware certified

Check out the 23.1.A.1.28 firmware certification details for Xperia Z3 D6603, D6653 below on PTCRB.

[ UPDATEXperia Z3 23.1.A.1.28 firmware update rolling

[ UPDATESony confirms official changelog of 23.1.A.1.28 firmware update for Xperia Z2 & Xperia Z3 series

Xperia Z3 23.1.A.1.28 firmware certified

Xperia Z3 Compact 23.1.A.1.28 firmware certified

Check out the 23.1.A.1.28 firmware certification details for Xperia Z3 Compact D5803, D5833 below on PTCRB.

Xperia Z3 Compact 23.1.A.1.28 firmware certified

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact 23.1.A.1.28 firmware certified

Check out the 23.1.A.1.28 firmware certification details for Xperia Z3 Tablet SGP621, SGP641 below on PTCRB.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact 23.1.A.1.28 firmware certified

 

Recently Android 5.0.2 23.1.A.0.740 firmware was spotted rolling for Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z2 carrier handsets on “Orange” in European regions only.

We will keep you updated once 23.1.A.1.28 firmware starts rolling. Drop your comments below.

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

Today Sony rolled Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update on Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet & Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and yesterday we saw the same update rolling on Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact in form of 23.1.A.0.690 firmware build.

Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update on Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is confirmed first in Baltic and Nordic regions, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway. Other regions of the world haven’t reported the update yet.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Android 5.0.2 Update

Check out the about phone screenshot of Lollipop update on Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.

[ 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 Tablet Android 5.0.2 Update

Download Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact 23.1.A.0.690 firmware ftf

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

For Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact SGP611 16GB Wi-Fi 

Download SGP611_23.1.A.0.690_SGP611_Customized NCB.ftf
[ by Xenn0X ]

For Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact SGP612 32GB Wi-Fi

Download SGP612_23.1.A.0.690_Generic.ftf
[ by Sean09 ]

Xperia Z3 Tablet 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.

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

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

[ 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

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

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

We will keep you updated once more info comes in for global release of the update. Drop your comments below.

Image Credits: Jiyeon90

6.4 mm slim Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact with 8″ FHD Display launched

Sony Mobile has officially launched Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, a 8″ tablet from Sony featuring the same hardware specifications like Xperia Z3. Sony calls Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact as the world’s lightest and slimmest tablet in 6.4 mm aluminium frame weighing only 270 grams. Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact features Snapdragon 801 2.5 GHz quad core processor, 3 GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU. It is not exactly the successor of Xperia Z2 Tablet but can be called as a compact version of it as the name suggests.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has IP 65/68 certifications (highest level of water proofing so far), 8.1 MP rear cam, 2.2 MP front cam, 4500 mAh battery, 16/32 GB internal storage (with external microSD car support), 3 GB RAM. It also comes with PS4 remote play feature just like Xperia Z3 has.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Sony has improved the power management system on Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, claiming 13 hours of video playback.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Press photos

Black Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

White Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact colors

6.4 mm thick Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

8" display FHD  Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

IP65/68 certified Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact White review

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact videos

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Detailed Specifications

Below specification go hand in hand with Xperia Z3  Tablet Compact Wi-Fi SGP611, SGP612 and LTE SGP621, SGP641 models.

Download Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact White Paper

Download Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact official White Paper for Wi-Fi models SGP611, SGP612 and White Paper for LTE SGP621, SGP641 models to see detailed specifications.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Pricing and Availability 

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Price is still unknown while it is expected to hit markets in late October this year. Sony is asking users to pre-register for getting Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact as 8″ tablet rocks simply with that top level specs, what do you think guys. Let us know. Drop your comments below.

Sony mentions Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact name in Xperia Z2 Tablet specifications page

Two days back Sony unknowingly outed Sony SmartWatch SW3 and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact pics near a water pool on one of its official Facebook application page and today we spotted Sony mentioning Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact in the Xperia Z2 Tablet Specifications listing page.

Sony mentioned Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact name under Xperia Z2 Tablet display details tab knowingly or unknowingly ( only they knows ) but it is the second time in last 2 days that Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has popped up on official Sony related page.

Below you can see the screenshot of the page where Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is mentioned.

Sony mentions Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is expected to feature 8″ display panel with the specification similar to Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, hopefully coming at IFA 2014.

Excited guys about Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, well we are. Drop your comments below.

Thanks Ben for the Tip!




Sony SmartWatch SW3 & Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact pic unknowingly outed by Sony

Sony is all set for its IFA 2014 event and the launch of Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact is very much confirmed but recently rumors for Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and Sony SmartWatch SW3 caught fire. Sony Mobile has unknowingly outed the pic of Sony SmartWatch SW3 & Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact (believed to be).

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is expected to feature a shorter 7″ or 8″ display panel with the specifications very much similar to that of Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact.

Below you can see the pic of white Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and a black Sony SmartWatch SW3, both near water pool which clearly indicates that both devices will be water resistant.

Sony Smart Watch SW3 Xperia Z3 Compact pic leaked

[ UPDATE ] Sony has removed the above pic from the Xperia Facebook app.

Motorola is all set to launch its android wear Moto 360 and LG also may release its new android smartwatch at IFA also, seeing this Sony must come up with something innovative to compete with Moto 360 and other android smartwatches.

By looking at the pic dial of SmartWatch shown above looks a bit different from Sony SW2.

What do you say guys, are you excited for Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and a new smartwatch from Sony. Let us know, drop your comments below.

Source – Sony FB

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact listed in Sony BSC10A speakers official documents

Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact rumors are in the air and now an official confirmation on the existence of Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact ( probably Sony SGP621 which was spotted on Indonesian Postel a few days back ) have been spotted in the official support documents of Sony Bluetooth Speaker ( BSC10A ).

Documents reads that Sony Bluetooth Speaker BSC10A is compatible with Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and the support document was revised today. It clearly indicates that Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact is on its way along with its siblings Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Smartphone and may see the launch at IFA 2014, 3 Sept 2014 event at Berlin.

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Below you can see a part of the document mentioning Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.

Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet Leaked Sony SGP621

If you want to see the whole revised document check below.

If rumors are to be believed Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact will feature a 8″ display and hopefully with the same specifications as of Xperia Z3.

What do say guys, excited for Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. Drop your comments below.

Thanks Ben for the Tip!