Xperia Z1 KitKat build is live; see some full-res camera samples

by XB on 19th March 2014

in Android, Featured Content, Firmware, Imaging, Xperia Z1

Auto3We can confirm that the Xperia Z1’s Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware update (14.3.A.0.681) is now live. You can see some screenshots of the firmware below, along with the changelog we have gathered so far. You can also see some picture samples from this KitKat update. You can click on each picture to see the samples in full resolution. If you’ve downloaded the update let us know your thoughts below.

Update: The C6903 FTF firmware file can be downloaded here.

Sony Xperia Z1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat changelog (14.3.A.0.681)

– Updated Camera application and overall tuning to improve the camera experience
– New camera resolution setting at 15.5MP in 16:9 ratio
– Enhanced email app
– A tweaked Status Bar and Quick Settings – More intuitive and customisable
– The same launch animation and live wallpaper as the Sony PlayStation 4 adapted across the lock and home screens
– Sony’s native app portfolio will be updated to the latest versions. This includes Messaging, MyXperia, Smart Connect, Small apps, TrackID, TrackID TV, Sony Select and Smart Social Camera
– Updated Media apps including WALKMAN, Album and Movies. Better Sony Entertainment Network & PlayMemories integration with a more intuitive UI and faster download speeds
– Stability, performance & battery improvements
– Answering machine option added in Call menu
– “Take screenshot” option returns in Power off menu
– Default SMS app can be switched to Hangouts
– Battery icon changed
– Switch between Notifications and Quick Settings from the drop down menu
– Touch block Small app included
– Calendar app updated
– Transparent status bar
– “Picture effect” camera app renamed to “Creative effect”
– New Printing option in settings
– New package of Xperia Themes

Sony Xperia Z1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat screenshots (14.3.A.0.681)

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Sony Xperia Z1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat sample pictures (14.3.A.0.681)

– Click to download at full resolution









Thanks Marc!

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