Sony has announced that it has started rolling-out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra smartphones. The update is now available over-the-air and via PC Companion/ Bridge for Mac applications.

Sony Xperia Z1

Sony Xperia Z1

According to Sony, it has made quite a few tweaks to improve the functionality of Android 4.3 on its Xperia smartphones.
Here is the full change-log:

  • Android 4.3 base
  • New Smart Social Camera app for Xperia Z Ultra users (already available on Xperia Z1)
  • Tweaked and improved versions of Messaging, MyXperia, Smart Connect, Small apps, TrackID, Sony Select and more
  • Sony Entertainment Network cloud service integration on Walkman, Album and Movies apps
  • Addition of Xperia Themes with downloadable UI packs from Sony Select
  • Latest Android security enhancements and Xperia in Business

Sony has also noted that it will soon be revealing details about the Android 4.3 roll-out for other Xperia devices.

It is important to note here that Xperia software updates are released region/ carrier-wise, so not everyone will get the update right-away. If you have already got the Android 4.3 update on your Xperia Z1 or Z Ultra, do let us know about the experience in comments.