Sony has started to roll out firmware build 14.4.A.0.108 to the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra handsets, just a day after it arrived on the Xperia Z1 Compact. This new firmware version introduces Android 4.4.4 KitKat to both handsets.
Sony has updated its software pages highlighting the new Android 4.4.4 software along with the changelog. This includes an “updated and improved camera experience” according to Sony as well as the latest updates that Google included in this Android build. The full changelog can be seen below.
The Android 4.4.4 firmware is currently rolling out to the Xperia Z1 C6903 and Xperia Z Ultra C6833 variants from what we can see. As you can see from the Xperia Update Checker below, it has already hit a number of regions, so Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra owners should receive it soon.
Firmware 14.4.A.0.108 changelog for the Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Z1 Compact
Android 4.4.4 including the latest enhancements and security updates from Google
Updated and improved camera experience
Improvements when using Google voice, Contacts, Music streaming and Google+
The latest versions of our Sony apps for you to enjoy
All of our latest bug fixes, optimisations & improvements
Xperia Z1 firmware (14.4.A.0.108) rolling to following regions
– C6903 variant only at time of post
– Update: Now hitting C6902 handsets too
Xperia Z Ultra firmware (14.4.A.0.108) rolling to following regions
- C6833 variant only at time of post
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