As per Sony's blog post, the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update will be rolled out to devices such as Sony Xperia SP, Sony Xperia Z, Sony Xperia ZL, Sony Xperia ZR, Sony Xperia Tablet Z, Sony Xperia Z Ultra and Sony Xperia Z1 in December.
The company further revealed that few Xperia smartphones, Sony Xperia T, Sony Xperia TX and Sony Xperia V will be jumping software version and will directly be getting the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, starting next month.
Additionally, Sony revealed the Android 4.4 KitKat rollout plan for Xperia devices that will be receiving the update include Sony Xperia Z1, Sony Xperia ZL, Sony Xperia Tablet Z, Sony Xperia Z Ultra and Sony Xperia Z. However, Sony did not mention a specific timeline for the upcoming Android 4.4 software update.
Sony also noted on its blog post, "Software rollouts are a phased process - timings & availability may vary by market / carrier."
HTC was one of the first handset manufacturers to announce Android 4.4 KitKat rollout plans for its flagship smartphone, the HTC One. The Taiwanese manufacturer had detailed plans for the HTC One Android 4.4 KitKat update for EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) countries. According to HTC, Android 4.4 KitKat update for the EMEA countries would be rolled out by the end of January, while the Play edition of the HTC One will be receiving the update much sooner than 2014.
Recently, a report indicated that LG's flagship smartphone, the G2 will be receiving Android 4.4 KitKat by Q4.