Xperia T2 Ultra Android 4.4.2 KitKat update now rolling [Update]

by XB on 16th July 2014

in Android, Firmware, Xperia E1, Xperia M2, Xperia T2 Ultra


T2 UltraSony has started to roll out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat (sorry no 4.4.4) firmware update to the Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia T2 Ultra Dual handsets. The KitKat update will update Xperia T2 Ultra handsets to software build number 19.1.A.0.473, whilst Xperia T2 Ultra Dual owners will be updated with build number 19.1.C.0.116.

So far we haven’t seen anyone reporting that they have received the update, our resident Xperia T2 Ultra Dual has seen no update at the time of posting. Hopefully, the updates should start soon though as Sony has updated both product pages to reflect the new update, which includes the changelog below.

Xperia T2 Ultra KitKat update changelog

– Introducing Android 4.4.2 KitKat with many new features and enhancements
– Updated Camera application and overall tuning to improve the camera experience
– Enhanced email app
– Stability, performance & battery improvements

Features wise you should expect no difference to what we’ve already seen with the Xperia Android 4.4.2 update on other phones. This includes a transparent navigation bar, a tweaked Status Bar and Quick Settings, new boot animation and themes and compatibility with the SmartBand SWR10 and Lifelog app.

If you have downloaded this latest KitKat update for the Xperia T2 Ultra and T2 Ultra Dual then let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Xperia T2 Ultra KitKat

Xperia T2 Ultra KitKat_2 Xperia T2 Ultra KitKat_3

Update: Other big changes include the ability to move apps to SD card and WCDMA is now enabled on SIM 2 (prior to this you could only enable GSM on SIM 2).

Apps to SD Xperia T2 Ultra KitKat SIM 2 option

Sony also confirmed that the Android 4.4.2 KitKat updates for the Xperia E1 and Xperia M2 (along with the dual SIM variants), will be coming soon. We’ll keep you posted.

Via Sony Mobile Blog. [Images via XDA]

Thanks Abdul, Ben and Domenico!

  • Nicat Humbetov

    and Xperia SP ? :/

  • Caio Faria

    and Xperia T ? :/

  • S

    And S? :/

  • Sony CEO

    Don’t worry. Wait until 100 years

  • Caio Faria

    The S became very slow with Jelly Bean 4.1

  • techielover

    Damn sony made xperia sp users in distress all the time at least say yes or no let the user atleast know the truth!!!!

  • zaid

    and the sp will stay on the shitty lagy 4.3 jellybean

  • Prateek Bhanushali

    I think Sony Should have gone directly to 4.4.4 !!!

  • Guest

    xperia V ?

  • Shady

    and Xperia V ? :/

  • BN

    Enjoy your honeymoon ’14 midrangers. Soon you’ll be left out for another bride.

  • Shady

    you are right

  • ash

    I hate the new boot screen. Earlier was way better

  • yy

    yeah, me too so i’ve uploaded the bootanimation.zip from jelly bean (my Z1c is rooted)

  • Ritwij

    Xperia pro? :'(

  • Cristiano de Oliveira

    and Xperia L u_u

  • Eduardo Otero

    Which lags have your SP??

  • Eduardo Otero

    Xperia Overlay and you’ll have KitKat on your great Pro

  • Eduardo Otero

    Well. Don’t expect any new software and so if they release it. You’ll have a great surprise. That’s what I do

  • Ritwij

    Na I’m happy with gingerbread on it :P

  • X10i

    And Xperia mini ? :V

  • gulfu

    the best sony update ever….. can move apps to sd card ,3g on second sim,notification manager,second home screen….

  • Federico Rogers Nelson Ciccone

    Sony

  • Prateek Bhanushali

    Any Camera Improvements ???

  • mARL
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  • Patrik

    and xperia M

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  • Naail Zahid

    Are you sure about that? SD Card to Apps?
    3G on second sim was already available from the go on my T2 ultra…And home screen – What?

  • XPERIA
  • Michael Hernandez

    EOL

  • gulfu

    Yes… Now you can move apps to sd card…3g on second sim was never available for me.. It was only on sim one.. Thr is new homescreen other than xperia home.simple xperia..

  • Abdul Ghani

    screenshots plz

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  • ???cz

    And x8 ? :c

  • ???cz

    LMAO

  • ???cz

    4.3 isn’t laggy
    SP is just a little retarded.

  • gulfu

    [IMG]http://i61.tinypic.com/2qu3pe1.png[/IMG]

  • AMIR

    Any wifi problems ???

  • D

    Wat about loudspeaker? the level should be enhanced cos in jelly bean 4.3 the audio is extremely low!

  • lovelesh

    Can u please provide the screenshot of new homescreen and 3g on second sim also

  • lovelesh

    and please tell that you update your mobile by reset or directly

    because it show no dta will be lost
    and i check many sites they said that update thier my mobile by factory reset it

  • gulfu

    I have uploaded screenshots here..http://forum.xda-developers.com/t2-ultra/general/kitkat-update-t2803272/page6

    I didnt factory reset..

  • gulfu

    None so far

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  • XperiaBlog

    Can you please send a screenshot of Settings > Apps > On SD Card to us through the contact link please?

  • AMIR

    what anout lag and bugs ? did u see anything ?

  • gulfu

    Sending

  • gulfu

    camera has improved.. so far no lag.
    Bugs – some times when you hang the call it takes a while..
    and while browsing sometimes it shows green color page instead of the webpage.. may be caus i didnt factory reset after update..

    ..and battery management has improved..

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  • ZR

    Ok A noob question, If Im rooted on stock rom, will I still get notified by Update Centre on a new update ?

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  • lovelesh

    i think again do software repair with companion and this issue become solves

  • lovelesh

    if it is done then please tell

    and can we active wcdma on both sim at a time or not

  • lovelesh

    is there any hope for android 4.4.4 for t2 ultra dua or not

  • lovelesh

    now we are not able to move files from internal storage to sd card,, this is very bad after this update

  • lol

    hahaha thanks to sony dna though.

  • zaid

    the UI the camera the contacts app and much more

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  • gulfu

    yes wcdma on both sims

  • RealityCheck2013

    Bring save App’s to M.Card to the Z1 SONY plz ;)

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  • Krishna Krish

    if you don’t get OTA notification, Guys, you can get KitKat to your sony mobile(if roll out has started) via sony update service.

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  • Akuma
  • Em

    Coming soon… But when?! I can’t wait

  • Moehamad Pay

    And Xperia L,, when??

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  • lovelesh

    Nothing difference is there while there is option of move app to sd card

    But the obb data of large game and all data of app still remain in internal storage no much differnce is there in available storage after move app to sa card very bad thing

    I dont know why Sony put this option if obb data still remain in internal storage

    So installing large game still not possible due to less internal storage

    Very bad

  • lovelesh

    Sd card sorry for mis typing not sa card it is sd card

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  • insomniac

    change your old ranger…t2 is getting android Lollipop too…

  • karthik

    Im from India bought xperia t2 ultra dual few weeks before but I’m still can’t update from 4.2 to 4.4…i even tried it on Sony update center on my mobile but its still showing that my phone is up-to-date. But nothing has changed..it would be better if sony give a solution to this issue..

  • Oobiewan

    It’s here. Some very annoying bugs remained. Like if I use the lock screen camera, I cannot even change to panorama mode, because it exits to the locksreen to unlock the phone.

  • Oobiewan

    and no, why on earth would the navigation buttons be from the L release. They stayed as they were.

  • Naveen

    cool update nothing much change. can move apps to sd, cool notificaton bar.. can take screenshots.. looks great..

  • ANKIT

    CAN U PLS HELP ME TO UPDATE MY T2 ULTRA DUAL

  • Prudhvi

    It is available in India :)
    I have updated my Xperia T2 dual mobile on 21st July.

  • Mohammed Jasam

    Guys don’t upgrade to KitKat On t2 ultra, I has many glitches, the overall experience is spoilt. The UI became slow, the only addition is Apps To SD but that doesn’t compensate the troubles it has created in the UI. For more detailed explanation talk to me at “mohammed.jasam@studentpartner.com”

  • mukesh

    In t2 ultra apps will move in internal sd card not in external sd card so again it’s droback.

  • mukesh

    I updated to kitkat but apps move in internal sd not in external. If I placed to games like asphalt 8 and real racing then what will remains.

  • Mahmoud

    what about camera quality after update and speakers ?

  • solano89

    After this update my phone has a reboot issue, restarts 3-4 times a day. How can I fix this, before the update no restart at all and I updated my phone with PC Companion, is there any way to fix this (not service)?

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  • Richard Cardoz

    not working on sony t2 ultra dual it gets hang and consume lot of power

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