The official Android 4.4.2 KitKat OTA Update is pushed right now for the Sony Xperia Z smartphone.
This update has been confirmed by Sony Mobile’s Blog web page.
Check your device’s notification panel starting today and confirm the update process if there is a brand new firmware update available for your Android device. After the update is installed on your device you will get tons of new improvements and tweaks that should greatly improve your Xperia Z Android experience.
Android 4.4.2 KitKat is the latest OS OTA Update available from Google and Sony has decided to roll it out today worldwide for Xperia Z device. With this new update you will get several new things such as revamped system UI with new Quick Settings button and menu, new status bar that transparent and it has white status icons, support for emoji characters, smart social camera, Battery STAMINA mode improvements, cloud saving support for WALKMAN, Album and Movies from Sony Entertainment Network, and more.
A great new tool added by SONY in Android 4.4 KitKat OTA Update for Xperia Z device is the Xperia Themes. This new tool allows you to change almost any graphic element of your phone, will be able to download new UI packs from the Sony Select service. Xperia Themes can be used to change bar icons, checkboxes, wallpapers, lock screen, icons and more.
With the Android 4.4 firmware you will receive support for SmatWear Experience for the SmartBand SWR10 gadget and Lifelog application.
This new update should reach all Xperia Z devices soon as the roll out is made available in phases which means that some users will get the new KitKat firmware update files sooner than others. The Android 4.4 KitKat Update roll out depends on users’ region and carrier.
If the KitKat Update notification hasn’t reached your device you can go to Settings, About Phone and then open the ‘Software Updates’ menu. Use the ‘check now for updates’ button to see if there is any new firmware file available for download. If the update has arrived, then you simply need to make sure that you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network and then confirm download for the updating process to start.