Z2 & Z3 Updates will begin rolling out early 2015
Sony has confirmed in a blog post that it will be bringing the new version of Android (5.0 Lollipop) to the ‘entire Premium Z series’.
The Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition devices will be the first to be updated, with more details to follow shortly. The core devices from the Z3 and the Z2 range are due to be updated after that – Sony says the updates for these will begin at the beginning of 2015.
Updates for the other Z devices will then roll out gradually, although a specific time frame hasn’t been given as of yet. The full list of handsets that will receive the update includes:
Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1S, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3v, Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition.
Sony says that some new features of its own will be added alongside the Lollipop updates, bringing improvements to functionality and user experience.