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Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact getting Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Sony has announced yesterday that the company has started rolling out Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update to its Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact smartphones. Sony has recently announced the Xperia Z4 tablet and Xperia M4 smartphone at MWC 2015 which comes with Lollipop out of the box.


Sony has already announced that it will upgrade its Xperia Z series to Android Lollipop. It has now started with the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact with more devices joining in about two weeks time. The Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact will start getting upgraded to Lollipop in Nordics and Baltics first while coming to more markets soon.

New Features on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update in Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact

  • Fresh, streamlined looks – based on Google’s material design, but retaining our minimalistic approach to interface and application design
  • New look notifications and lock screen – with fully customizable settings, so you only get the information you really need
  • Multi user profiles and guest mode – making it easy for family and friends to use your device, or the creation of dual environments for work and play
  • Android for Work – not only are business-ready Xperia smartphones and tablets unique devices for work – with waterproof form factors, great battery life and productivity features – they will now also be part of the Android Work ecosystem
  • Better storage control and customisation – with the option to easily move applications from internal memory to SD card – giving you more control over your content, particularly useful for devices with slightly less space

The Lollipop update will hit different countries at different times. So follow Sony on their social media pages to know when it will hit your country. We will let our users know when the update is rolled out in India. So stay tuned.

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