Sony Xperia Tablet Z receiving Android 4.2.2 update

Sony Xperia Tablet Z receiving Android 4.2.2 update
After releasing firmware updates for some recently and not so recently launched Xperia smartphones, Sony is reportedly rolling out the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the Xperia Tablet Z's Wi-Fi variant.

Xperiaguideclaims that the company has officially rolled out the Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update for the Wi-Fi only variant of the Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 and SGP312.

The site notes that Android 4.2.2 10.3.1.C.0.136 firmware update for the tablet is a major update, compared to the previous ones and is a 786MB download. The site also notes that users in UK and France have confirmed receiving the new update on their Xperia Tablet Z device. It is available via the PC Companion desktop tool.

Some of the major highlights of the latest firmware update include multi-user support, a Notification bar added at top of screen with Quick Settings options, support for 64GB microSD cards, a Semi-transparent bar in the lockscreen and the addition of a new kind of widget functionality on both the Homescreen and lockscreen.

Sony unveiled the much talked about Xperia Tablet Z in India, earlier this year. The Xperia Tablet Z sports a 10.1-inch screen with full-HD (1920 x 1200 pixels) display. It runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). It is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and comes with 2GB of RAM. The major USP of the tablet, however, is its form factor. At 6.9mm, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z is currently amongst the slimmest tablets around and it weighs 495 grams.

Earlier, Sony rolled out a firmware update for its flagship phone, Sony Xperia Z Ultra smartphone. The new update added a number of features; however it still kept the device on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Not too long ago, the Sony Xperia S, Xperia SL, Xperia Acro S and Xperia SP smartphones also received a firmware update.

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