Sony Xperia Z Series Finally Gets Android 5.0.2 Update
It is official! Sony has finally started seeding the 5.0.2 Android Lollipop update for Sony Xperia Z series. Xperia Z, Xperia ZR, Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Z1 Compact are the models receiving the Android update.
In order to install the update, you must have at least 1.2 GB extra space, the update itself is around 700 MB. In case of a failure, make sure you have backed up your data. The Lollipop 5.0.2 Android operating system for Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZR has made some improvements.
The latest Sony software is based on Google Material Design to give its users fresher look. It has customizable settings and an intelligent lock screen notification. The storage optimization problem has been resolved and now you would be able to move apps to SD card more easily without crashing.
The update for Sony Xperia Z1, Z1 compact and Z Ultra has better performance speed, some bug fixes and few new features, which were the major problem in Z2 and Z3.
According to some sources, the update is rolling out in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Bangladesh and Bolivia. If the update has not arrived at your phone yet, hold on it will soon. Availability and timing of the update depends on your country’s market and its policies.
As per the official change log, following are the features and changes in the new update. Read about the entire thing below!
Ensured the lock screen / notification bar doesn’t indicate “no service” when the device has coverage.
Added a Sony feature; bringing back the “close-all-button” in the activity menu, so you can easily close all apps at once.
Unblocked devices with server policies (such as Exchange Active Sync for e-mail), to enable the new Lollipop lock-screen notifications.
Ensured the LED light is lit across all sound modes – and no longer offset by “silent” .
Made the necessary fixes to enable the easy movement of content from internal memory to external microSD card (something we saw affecting a few devices) .
Improved messaging functionality in Ultra stamina mode – some conversations could not be opened before in Ultra stamina mode.