Firmware Update for Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra, Improved Camera and Battery Life
Sony has announced a firmware update for its two major phones, the flagship Xperia Z1 and the Giant Xperia Z Ultra.
The company notes in a blog post, “After these products started hitting markets, we listened closely to feedback and looked at how we could refine the build quality. As you know, we’re keen to ensure that all our software is as good as it can possibly be, so we’ve addressed & improved on a few things…”
Sony has also released changelog for the update that reveals the Xperia Z1 will be getting an improved camera algorithm for better performance and refined Sony’s Smart Social Camera platform that the company hopes to improve performance of Xperia Camera apps. Whereas, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra gets improved optimized touchscreen sensitivity that would work with finger gestures, writing or sketching with pencils, metal pens and even selected styluses.
Both the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra will be getting some common changes, including a re-calibrated display to enhance viewing experiences; economised power consumption for longer battery life, and streamlined Exchange connection for faster email sync, display and download. The update will roll out soon with time.