Sony announces massive Android 5.1 upgrade plans
Sony made happy a lot of loyal fans today with one of the biggest update announcements we've seen lately. The company promised to bring the latest available Android 5.1 Lollipop to a plethora of devices.
Recently Sony began seeding the 5.0 Lollipop firmware update to the first Xperia Z series, but the M2 and M2 Aqua users were left out of the loop. Luckily, we have some great news for them as well.
Android 5.1 Lollipop is currently in development for lots of Xperia devices and it is scheduled for a July release. The Xperia devices, which will get the 5.1 update are:
- Sony Xperia Z3 series: Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3v, Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
- Sony Xperia Z2 series: Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet
- Sony Xperia Z1 series: Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z1S, Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Z Ultra GPE
- Sony Xperia Z series: Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z
- Sony Xperia M2 and Xperia M2 Aqua
- Sony Xperia T2 Ultra
- Sony Xperia C3
The dual SIM flavors of the devices above will be treated with 5.1 Lollipop as well.
The updates will roll out starting this July. Naturally, the availability of those updates will vary by markets and carriers, but eventually they should reach to all compatible devices out there.
Thanks to everyone, who sent this in, and especially to Prakash for the screenshot!