Android 4.3 rolling out to Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z

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Android 4.3 rolling out to Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z
Sony is rolling out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for four Xperia devices including the Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z.

The company announced the news via the Sony Mobile Blog and also noted that the update is now rolling out, though as usual, the timing and availability of the update for the four Xperia devices will vary by market and mobile carrier.

Sony has also revealed the changelog for the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z. Some of the changes included are UI optimisation bringing Project Butter performance; redesigned native apps (messaging, MyXperia, Smart Connect, Small apps, TrackID, Sony Select among others) and Sony's media apps (WALKMAN, Album and Movies) are now integrated with a more intuitive UI, offering access to both local and cloud content. Sony also confirmed the inclusion of Sony's Smart Social Camera to the four Xperia devices, which was initially introduced with the Xperia Z1. The Smart Social Camera app allows users to download and access the 'Xperia camera apps' within the viewfinder.

For Sony Xperia Tablet Z, the company announced addition of 'Restricted Profiles', which will offer users option to create isolated, secure spaces with individual local storage, homescreen, widgets and settings. In addition, Sony has also announced the addition of custom interface experience called 'Xperia Themes', with downloadable UI packs from Sony Select.

Sony has also revealed that the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for more Xperia smartphones is around the corner and the company will announce it soon.

Not too long ago, Sony rolled out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for its flagship smartphone, Xperia Z1 and phablet Xperia Z Ultra.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Brilliant HD screen
  • Excellent build quality
  • Dust and Water proof
  • Great performance
  • Decent battery back-up
  • Bad
  • Gets hot even after limited usage
  • Screen viewing angles could have been better
  • Low light photos appear grainy
Display5.00-inch
ProcessorQualcomm MDM9215M
Front Camera2.2-megapixel
Rear Camera13.1-megapixel
RAM2GB
Storage16GB
Battery Capacity2330mAh
OSAndroid 4.1
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
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