Sony begins Android 4.3 roll-out for Xperia SP
Sony has started rolling out Android 4.3 update for Xperia SP. The company’s official PR Twitter account just confirmed about the update release.
Like all updates, it will be rolled-out region-wise and should reach your phone in the coming weeks. Australian Xperia SP users seems to be the first ones getting update, so if you live down under, go look for the update via PC Companion or Bridge for Mac softwares.
confirming: Android 4.3; Jelly Bean now rolling (phased) for #XperiaSP – latest Sony app versions, Sony’s media apps, Xperia Themes & more!
— Sony Xperia News (@SonyMobileNews) February 12, 2014
The detailed change-log is not available but according to Sony, the update includes latest Sony app versions, updated media apps, Xperia Themes and more. The update will also come with Android 4.3 specific features like location detection though Wi-Fi, OpenGL ES 3.0 support, and enhanced photo daydream.
If you have updated your phone, do let us know about the experience in comments.
Sony’s MWC press event set of Feb 24
In related news, Sony has started sending out invites for its press event on February 24 at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona.
There is no word on what is being showcased at the event but we expect to see the rumoured Sony Sirius along with probably a tablet (Castor?) from the company to succeed Xperia Tablet Z.
According to reports, Sony Sirius will feature 5.2-inch full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8974AB quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM and 20.7MP rear camera. The phone is also expected to come with 2.1MP front camera, and Android 4.4. (via)