Sony had started rolling out Android 4.4.4 KitKat update with build number 14.4.A.0.108 for its Xperia Z1 Compact on June 26. The update is presently available in Russia, Indonesia and Italy, soon to follow in other countries. Now, the Japanese Company is also making the Android 4.4.4 (14.4.A.0.108) firmware available to its Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra smartphones wef June 27.
News about the updates was revealed by the company on June 27 in its Twitter account “Sony Xperia News” which says that phased Android 4.4.4 KitKat will be rolling out for Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Z1 Compact and includes improvements in apps, camera, security and more.
Sony’s product pages for Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Compact and Xperia Z Ultra also show the Android version as Google Android 4.4 (Kitkat) and the latest available software as 14.4.A.0.108. The updates for Z1 and Z Ultra are currently available in Russia, France, UAE and Turkey.
Official Changelog for Android 4.4.4 updates:
Included in this software
” There are many improvements in this upgrade for your Xperia™ smartphone, some examples are:
- Android 4.4.4 including the latest enhancements and security updates from Google
- Updated and improved camera experience
- Improvements when using Google voice, Contacts, Music streaming and Google+
- The latest versions of our Sony apps for you to enjoy
- All of our latest bug fixes, optimisations & improvements “
As this is a phased roll out, it will be available in a phased manner across various countries. Users can check for updates on their devices by going to Settings > About phone > Software updates > System updates. Owners of Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra will be receiving their update notifications soon.