Sony has announced that they are starting to roll out the Android 4.4 KitKat update to a number of their devices, which include the Sony Xperia Z1, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact and the Sony Xperia Z Ultra.
The Android 4.4 KitKat update should be rolling out to the Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra now, and you can see a list of the new features included in the update below.
Google’s Android 4.4; KitKat as standard – bringing performance & UI optimisation…
We’ve added our tweaked Status Bar and Quick Settings… now more intuitive and customisable (and pretty easy on the eye)… cleaned up to ensure you only get the notifications you really need
If you’ve got a Sony PlayStation 4, you might recognize our new user interface – we’ve added the same sleek launch animation and livewallpaper across the lock and home screens
We’re also uplifting Sony’s entire native app portfolio to the latest versions – bringing tweaked / improved / current experiences for (to name but a few): Messaging, MyXperia, Smart Connect, Small apps, TrackID, TrackID TV, Sony Select, Smart Social Camera and…
Sony’s Media apps: WALKMAN, Album and Movies, with Sony Entertainment Network cloud service integration* – a more converged and full Sony entertainment experience – Sony Entertainment Network & PlayMemories integration with a more intuitive UI, better download speeds, and more!
Our unique custom interface experience: “Xperia Themes”, with downloadable UI packs from Sony Select – skin up to 280 assets across your Xperia smartphone with a variety of styles, and more to follow soon…
If you receive the Android 4.4 KitKat update on any of the above devices, leave a comment and let us know. Sony also said that the Xoeria Z, Xperia ZL and Xperia Tablet Z will get the update in the middle of quarter 2.
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