As promised last week, Sony has reportedly released the much-anticipated Android Lollipop via OTA (Over-The-Air) to four Xperia Z series smartphones.
The company's official web forum, Sony Mobile Blog, has confirmed that the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update has been rolled out to Xperia Z3, Z1, Z1 Compact and Z Ultra.
It also said the new Google mobile OS will be later deployed to Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia C3 (both single-SIM and dual-SIM) models worldwide next week.
"After that, it's the original Xperia Z Series; Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z – starting in a few weeks time... stay tuned, as we'll announce the rollout launch right here (Sony Mobile Blog)," added the company.
The new update bearing build number: 14.5.A.0.242 is said to bring in new design language, "Material Design", with interactive user interface, lots of animation graphics, lock-screen notification options and the replacement of Dalvik with ART as its default runtime will bring improvement in performance-and-battery-life enhancement and many more features to the Android smartphone.
Other noteworthy improvements include option to transfer apps from phone flash memory to SD card and multi-user profiles (work, private and guest).
Other devices, which are confirmed to receive the new OS software later in the year include Xperia Z Ultra GPE (Google Play Edition), Xperia Z, Xperia ZR, Xperia ZL, Xperia Z3v, Xperia Z3 Tablet, Xperia Tablet Z and Xperia Z2 Tablet.
How to Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update on Sony Xperia Z series smartphones via OTA [Over-The-Air]:
If Sony Xperia Z series owners are getting the update notifications, then select - "Yes, I'm in" option >> then, after downloading, select >> "Install now." The phone will restart automatically and the OS will be updated to the new version.
We would like to remind our readers that the roll-out process is carried out in phases, so it will take some time to reach all corners of the country.
Until then, users can also check manually on the smartphone by going to – 'Settings' >> 'About phone' >> 'System update' >> 'Check Now'