Minor update (28.0.A.8.260) released for Xperia Z4 Tablet

by XB on 17th November 2015

in Firmware, Sony Tablet, Xperia Z4 and Z3+ series


Xperia Z4 TabletSony Mobile is rolling a new firmware update for the Xperia Z4 Tablet with build number 28.0.A.8.260. The new firmware is a “bug fix and enhancement” update according to Sony and moves the firmware from current build version 28.0.A.8.251. The new firmware is widely available for both LTE (SGP771) and Wi-Fi (SGP712) variants of the tablet.

Interestingly, there is also a new firmware build available for the Sony Xperia Z3+ Dual (E6533). It is available only for one market (Generic China) and comes with build number 28.0.A.8.266. We’ll let you know if this new ‘266’ build or the 28.0.A.8.260 build starts to roll to global Xperia Z3+ models too.

DOWNLOAD FTF Firmware Files

Xperia Z4 Tablet Wi-Fi (SGP712) 28.0.A.8.260 Latin America Generic (Android 5.0.2)

Xperia Z4 Tablet LTE (SGP771) 28.0.A.8.260 Nordic Generic (Android 5.0.2)

Thanks Andy!

  • RealityCheck2015

    I got a Z4 Tablet the other week :P Loving it so far. I wish I could update it now with this update without using a computer :-/ I got to wait then until my network/operator does it which is stupid really. Oh well.

  • nfs2010

    Z3+ needs the new camera update ‘with’ the brightness & color sliders.

  • Matt

    Hey I wanted to get Z4 tablet for awhile now can I ask you couple of things.

    Do you own xperia phone? If yes can you try experia link??

  • Got that in Greece today.
    Hope it improves the lag the device has when I switch to another account and go back to first (admin) account – even if the second account is not running anything.

  • Ryan Kumar-jassi

    i hope this fixes my slow wifi issues and my input lag from the ds4 on remote play

  • Emil Oskarsson

    Just recieved the update but something wierd happend when i pressed the update button, Pc Companion changed language from swedish to well, idk what language that is xD

  • Rene Pedroso

    I own the XZ4T and the XZ5P, they connected perfectly. Is there something you wanted to know specifically?

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  • Matt

    what i wanted to know are:

    -how is battery when you connect the feature?
    -i understand that xperia link sends notification to the tablet , and you can answer text messages from the tablet, how about whatsapp ? or line or any other 3 rd party messaging ? only notification ?
    – can i mirror my phone screen while the phone is off in my pocket?

    so basically i want a total control of my phone while using the tablet , can i do that? :)

    thanks for the answer

  • Rene Pedroso

    Xperia Link does not support Screen Mirroring, but you can go to Settings, More, Wireless & networks, Xperia Connectivity / Device connection (depending on what device you are using), Screen mirroring to mirror. I never use my tablet for Xperia Link for the following reason(s)

    – Everything on my XZ5P is on my XZ4T
    – My XZ4T has WiFi / LTE so I do not need my XZ5P for it’s mobile data
    – When I did use Xperia Link it was only for a short period of time so I have no data on battery life
    – I do not think XL supports 3rd party apps
    – With Xperia Connectivity / Screen morroring you can do it with the phone in your pocket
    – I use BKB50, I really do not know about other keyboards

    *** For total control use Xperia Conectivity / Screen mirroring

  • Matt

    Thank you for the hindsight ;)

    I’ll I need is now find out whether the bloat on xz4t os manageable. Since I can’t root it yet. Unlike my z3 @_@

    Where are you in the world? Europe? Because the boatyard differ according to region and country. I’m in Germany btw

  • Rene Pedroso

    I’m from USA (New York City). I purchase my Sony Mobile devices unlocked

  • Matt

    okay then :) i better off to research all the bloatwares that are present on the tablet.

    :( i hate the fact that we cannot root the thing without losing bootloader lock

  • I didn’t want to see this.
    Unfortunately this update probably means that MM for us is at least 2-3 months away. :(

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  • Dan Pitts

    Updated today. Can’t really notice any difference – recent apps button still takes about 2 seconds to respond which is my biggest complaint with the tablet. Hopefully fixed with marshmallow….

  • Freepat 75014

    I got it today in France. Strange to remain on 5.0.2 on fresh Z4 Tablet, when old Xperia Z1 is already at 5.1.1…. Why ?

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