Sony updates Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z to Android 5.1.1 firmware

Sony Xperia

Sony is now sending out a new software update to its older Xperia Z-series of devices. As per reports, this software being sent out is the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop which is still the latest stable version to come out of Google.

Sony’s phone for which this software is being rolled out is Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z both the LTE enabled versions and the Wi-Fi only iterations. Currently, a few variants of these models are receiving the Android update. For Xperia Z which we are talking about the model number C6602 and C6603, as well as the C6503 and C6506 Xperia ZL units, C5503 badged Xperia ZR, the SGP311 and SGP312 Wi-Fi only Tablet Z and SGP321 Tablet Z with LTE support.

Sony Xperia Z

Unfortunately, it seems like the much talked about Stagefright exploit has not fully patched in this new release, so we can expect to see a further. On the other hand, a smaller update coming in the future to address this issue.

Sony Xperia Z features a 5.2 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 16 M colors and 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The screen is protected with a scratch resistant glass and oleophobic coating. It runs on the new Android 5.1.1 Lollipop now and is powered by the Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset and a Cortex A53 chipset with quad cores and 1.5 GHz clock speed.

The phone is provided with an internal storage of 32 GB which can be upgraded to 200 GB and has a 3 GB RAM. There is a 23 MP primary snapper with 5520 x 4140 pixels resolution along with the phase detection auto focus, LED flash, touch focus, geo tagging, face detection, HDR and panorama.


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