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Sony rolling out firmware update for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

16 October, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Sony rolling out firmware update for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra - read the full textSony has started rolling out a new firmware update for the Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Z Ultra. The update makes improvements across the board, from the camera to the display and battery life. On the Xperia Z1 you get an improved camera algorithm for better all round performance. Sony has also...


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> In reply to Paxton.Petty @ 2013-10-16 10:41 from t7Xr - click to readWipe ur screen with clean cloth. Or get a anti-finger print screen protector.

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  • 2013-10-16 19:01
  • th9C

Still waiting ultra,,,,,,,,Malaysia

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  • 2013-10-16 18:56
  • RIGQ

Not good for cambodia

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  • 2013-10-16 17:19
  • PWar

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-16 15:01 from ibfR - click to readdude... are u kidding.. i have both HTC One and Z1. And HTC One no where stands close to Z1 in user experience. Z1 camera quality again is much better than HTC One. There are a few issues in Z1 for low light pictures for sure... but overall.. Z1 is much better then HTC. and display, its only brightness that differs by about 3-4% but in terms of contrast and colors... but are equally good. Infact while playing videos, I found Z1 to be much better than HTC, thanks to its X reality engine. What other bugs are you talking abt in Z1?

On battery front, its great to see update would improve the battery for sure. Presently. My phone easily lasts around 32-38 hours without recharging on normal use which is pretty good for me.

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  • 2013-10-16 16:41
  • YgDW

I really hope gsmarena would update the review of Z1 and ZU.

Anyone who already updated their device can share the review of the update here? Did you feel the improvement?

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  • 2013-10-16 15:23
  • y$HV

I wish it will improve the camera of my z1

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  • 2013-10-16 15:18
  • 7Xb$

trying really hard to love my Z1 and really hope the firmware will squash most if not all the bugs and flaws found in the Z1. i used to own HTC ONE before trading it for a Z1 in hopes that the Z1 will blow away the HTC ONE in all department.that however didn't happen and I am left feeling somewhat disappointed. in my opinion Sony still have a long way to go in the software department before it can seriously mount a challenge for the android market throne. the Z1 hardwares are bleeding edge technology however the software implementation for those hardwares are somewhat lacking finish and at worst really really bad. hope the firmware update will rectify and polish some of the poor software implementation especially the camera, the display, the overall user experience of the timescape UI and my personal gripe; the throw and screen mirroring bugs as I have yet to successfully connect my Z1 with any of my miracast supported entertainment center, problems that were never encountered with my previous device: HTC ONE. plus the HTC ONE's display blows away the Z1's display...PERIOD!

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  • 2013-10-16 15:01
  • ibfR

plz show the battery life after firmware update....

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  • 2013-10-16 14:16
  • K2F4

Good guys!

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  • 2013-10-16 12:45
  • N9@S

Would prefer them to upgrade the video/sound format n volume. N have the ms words for free

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  • 2013-10-16 12:03
  • 2@RV

My Z ultra only has a problem with battery life. the touch is already insanely sensitive and i think that is update is going to make it over sensitive dang it

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  • 2013-10-16 11:59
  • NhmG

Gsmarena Team,

Please re-review Z1 with new firmware & let us know latest battery endurance updates.

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  • 2013-10-16 11:59
  • PxkP

When it will launch in India for Z & Z1

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  • 2013-10-16 11:52
  • utyA

I love it

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  • 2013-10-16 11:49
  • 6QpY

sonys display and screen clearity always worst they should improve that.

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  • 2013-10-16 11:40
  • YQCL

> In reply to lovehater @ 2013-10-16 11:12 from YPgN - click to readIts software is still immature.
If searching the google, you find lots of xpeia phones problems.
The xperia ZL is really beautiful, but just dare not to give this brand a try.
Maybe it will getting better and better by learning from the problems.

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  • 2013-10-16 11:36
  • ty@e

Even Xperia Z is getting firmware update

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  • 2013-10-16 11:29
  • YQyk

This update firmware will improve all performance of Z1; camera, battery life, display and all bug. I hope that update comes completely not partialy.

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  • 2013-10-16 11:25
  • UDMS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-16 09:37 from vuA} - click to readYes, the battery life will be improved by that firmware update. Z1 will rock the world.

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  • 2013-10-16 11:16
  • UDMS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-16 10:32 from tyqN - click to readMy sony experia M dual has bad camera performance and bad calberated display too.. all sony does is to care for premium class

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  • 2013-10-16 11:12
  • YPgN

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