Big day, big news for the Xperia users. Sony has finally left the comfort zone of software updates and started rolling out Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, while rest of the Xperia Z family will be receiving the update in two weeks. The update carries the build number 23.1.A.0.690 while runs on Kernel 3.4 and Android version, as mentioned above, is Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. This also happens to be one of the biggest updates in the Xperia history since it’s based on Google’s new Material Design UI. Applications and other elements on the device are designed to comply the new UI, it is smoother, faster, flat and eye-soothing now, but as always, Sony has kept the changes minimal.
Other then that, there’s a new lockscreen with lockscreen notifications having full customisation options. Multi User and Guest Mode have been added. Performance and battery life have been enhanced as well. Ability to move apps to SD card has been added as well in this release. The update is rolling out for Xperia Z3 D6603 and Xperia Z3 Compact D5803 users. It will be rolling out to other variants anytime soon now. You can update your device using the guides posted on our site for now, or just wait for the OTA update to wait.
AnHere are the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop screenshots, and Sony’s promo video.