As you probably know, the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the Sony Xperia Z has leaked a few days days ago. The guys at xperia.cz have already installed the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on a Sony Xperia Z unit and they were kind enough to showcase the new features brought by the unofficial leaked firmware.
For those of you eager to see what the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for Sony Xperia Z will bring, the same publication has posted some demo videos on YouTube. One of the two videos is 15 minutes long and it’s meant to be a review of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Sony Xperia Z. In fact this video is demoing all the important features brought by the leaked software update. There’s also a second video which is only 4 minutes long which showcases the lockscreen widgets and some other features of the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for Sony Xperia Z.
There’s no word yet when the Japan-based company will push the official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for Sony Xperia Z. Just like it happens with most of the firmware updates, the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for Sony Xperia Z will be rolled out in phases and the unlocked terminals will be the first one to receive it. Anyway, the software update shouldn’t be too far away judging by the looks of the leaked version.
Just in case you forgot, I will remind you some of the technical specifications of the Sony Xperia Z. The flagship smartphone of the Japanese phone maker sports a 5-inch display with full HD resolution and TFT technology, while being powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset with four Krait cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and Adreno 320 GPU. One of the selling points of the Sony Xperia Z is the IP57 certification which assures the user that the smartphone is both dust and water proof.
The Sony Xperia Z also comes with 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage and support for microSD cards of up to 64 GB.
The connectivity features of the flagship include HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC chip, and microUSB 2.0. Just like most of the high-end smartphones that hit the market in 2013, the Sony Xperia Z boasts a 13 megapixel camera with autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama, and full HD video recording support.
Have you tried the unofficial Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on your Sony Xperia Z? What do you think about it? Please let us know in the comments section below.