The Sony Xperia Z3 Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is officially rolling out from Sony now, following a beta test and a string of promises dating back to October. Read on for all the details on the Sony Xperia Z3 Android update.
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Sony Xperia Z3 Android 6.0 Marshmallow update
The Xperia Z3 is now in the process of being updated to Android Marshmallow. Sony is issuing the update to devices with the model number D6603. The roll out looks to be occurring in stages, as is normal, with some areas of the globe seeing it before others, but rest assured that Marshmallow is spreading, and will be with you soon.
To check if your device is ready to receive the update, head to Settings > About device > Software update.
The blog post suggests that early feedback points to the ROM being "fast" and offering "very good battery life", probably thanks to Marshmallow's new Doze feature. If you're interested in getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your Xperia Z3, head over to the link above and follow the instructions.
Given that beta testing began in October, an official rollout cannot be far off. Stay tuned for updates, because Marshmallow could arrive to the Z3 before the year is out.
Sony Xperia Z3 Android 5.1.1 update
Sony previously announced the Xperia Z3 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update on its blog. The video below outlines what's new in 5.1.1. The update includes a new volume slider menu, LinkedIn integration, improved enterprise support, SmartWear integration and camera improvements, plus some new themes and icons.
To check whether the Android 5.1.1 update is available for your Xperia Z3, go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update.
The official Sony changelog for the Android 5.1 update is as follows:
- Increased customisation options – have even more control over the way volume, silent modes and your alerts function
- Brand new LinkedIn integration – be more productive with intuitive contact synchronisation in your Calendar
- Camera improvements – with faster, more accurate Superior Auto Mode focus for great images, regardless of conditions
- Enhanced enterprise support – with our latest Xperia in Business features for work
- SmartWear integration – selfie-snapping made that bit easier, with SmartWatch 3 as a remote shutter button
Are you excited to get the Marshmallow update for your Xperia Z3? Let us know in the comments.