If someone would ask me what high-end tablet should he buy, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z would definitely be one of my top choices. The device has a very nice design and it’s made out of quality materials. However, when it comes to software it’s not quite among the best on the market. However, it seems that’s about to change with the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update.
If we are to believe Xperia Blog, some of the users of the Xperia Tablet Z have claimed that they had already received the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update, specifically the users of the LTE variant of the tablet (model number SGP321). The software update brings the system build version to 10.3.1.A.0.244. The users even took some screenshots, which can be observed below the article.
It looks like the users of the Wi-Fi version of the Xperia Tablet Z have not received the update yet, but if we take the Sony modus operandi into consideration, the company will probably release the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for that model of the tablet soon.
The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the Sony Xperia Tablet Z comes with a few major modifications especially to the user interface. The notification bar is no longer near the capacitive buttons and has been placed on top of the interface, just like the majority of the Android handsets. Also, the three capacitive buttons have been placed to the center from the left side of the bottom bar. The new look of the interface is similar to most Android tablets UI’s. Actually it’s Google’s intention to unify tablet but also smartphone interface in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
When you will receive the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update on your Sony Xperia tablet Z, you will also notice that the Small Apps button, which offers the company’s productivity applications, is no longer located in the top bar.
When further details will be available we’ll tell you all about it, as for now there isn’t very much to work with.