Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact receive Android 4.4 KitKat

Android 4.4 KitKatSony is rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat software update to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Z1 Compact. The update will bring all the new features and performance improvements offered by the latest version of Android, along with the customizations from Sony.

This means you will get the updated Status Bar and Quick Settings menus which are now clearer and more intuitive. The Xperia lineup will also borrow the new launch animation and live wallpaper from the Sony PlayStation 4.

Furthermore, Sony's native Android apps, such as Messaging, MyXperia, Smart Connect, Small apps, TrackID, TrackID TV, Sony Select, Smart Social Camera have received updates as well, while the Media apps (Walkman, Album, and Movies) are now integrated with Sony Entertainment Network and PlayMemories. The update should bring a better UI and faster download speeds.

Finally, Sony's Xperia Themes with downloadable UI packs from Sony Select will let you customize up to 280 items from the Xperia Android interface in a variety of styles.

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The update will also be offered to the Sony , , and in mid-May. Meanwhile the Sony , and are also set to receive the latest version of Android.

source - Xperia Blog | Android Central

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