Even though Android 4.4 KitKat seems to be what every Android owner wants to be running on their device, there are still some popular phones out there that have yet to even make it to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. For example, Sony’s Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra, which the company has announced both will begin receiving Android 4.3 starting today. 

Sony announced the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to its Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra earlier today as the company has been working to blend their Sony Xperia software with Google’s Jelly Bean to help create some cool user experiences. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean will offer several enhancements, tweaks and an improved interface.

Sony’s Smart Social Camera, which debuted on the Xperia Z1, will now be available on the Xperia Z Ultra and today’s update will also offer improvements to a number of Sony’s native applications, such as Messaging, MyXperia, Smart Connect, TrackID and Sony Select. Sony is also better integrating its Walkman, Album and Movies applications along with the Sony Entertainment Network cloud service.

If you haven’t received Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on either your Sony Xperia Z1 or Xperia Z Ultra, the company asks that you be patient as timing and availability might vary by your market and carrier.


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Key SpecsXperia Z Ultra
Display Diagonal6.4"
Processor/Soc NameMSM8274 or Snapdragon 800
2.2 GHz
Max. Total Storage Capacity80 GB
Megapixels8 MP
Battery Capacity (mAh)3050 mAh
Complete product dataSony Xperia Z Ultra Full specs
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