Sony may release Jelly Bean 4.2 for the Xperia Z next month

19 February, 2013 | Comments (34) | Post your comment

Sony's flagship device, the Xperia Z, will come out with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board, but as rumored before, the company might upgrade their brand new flagship device to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean just weeks after its initial launch.



A screenshot sent by an anonymous tipster to Xperia blog shows the Sony Xperia Z C6603 being powered by the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, with a firmware version of the latest Android build as 11.1.A.1.450. Of course, this would be the beta version, but should it prove to be the real deal, we can expect the firmware version to be in the same form after its release.

The Android 4.2 update for Xperia Z will feature an updated 3.6 kernel, compared to the 3.4 kernel found on stock Android 4.1.2 firmware. The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update is further rumored to be officially released in Europe by the end of March, but take that with a pinch of salt, since the information is not from an official source.

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Sony may release Jelly Bean 4.2 for the Xperia Z next month - reader comments

  • venkat

Xperia v will get 4.2 JB update?

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  • 2013-03-24 13:24
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  • afzal81

Wonder why people kept mentioning sony very lates in update. If you notice in every sony major os update there are also new fetures sony adapt inside it. Sony takes extra miles by not giving just an update but totally package in everthing good in son...

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  • 2013-02-21 02:40
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  • Tutzu

Might get update IN A FEW WEEKS after the release. Next time read everything before commenting.

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  • 2013-02-20 10:36
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