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June 2020 security patches arrive for Xperia 1, 5, XZ3 and 10 series

Sony started to roll June 2020 Android security patches for a variety of recent devices earlier today. Last year’s flagship devices, the Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 are seeing firmware update 55.1.A.9.21 release across a couple of regions so far (Russia, SEA), but availability should widen in the coming days. Last year’s mid-range Xperia 10 […]

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Xperia 1/5 and XZ2/XZ3 devices get May 2020 security patches

Sony is rolling out the May 2020 Android security patches for its recent flagship devices. The Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 sees new firmware build 55.1.A.8.1, while the Xperia XZ2 and XZ3 family sees firmware build 52.1.A.2.1. There does not seem to be any other changes, and as usual Sony hasn’t provided any changelog. We […]

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April 2020 security patches hit the Xperia 1/5 and XZ2/XZ3 families

Sony is rolling new firmware updates which add the 1 April 2020 Google Android security patches to a variety of devices. The Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 flagships get new build number 55.1.A.3.149, while the Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact, XZ2 Premium and XZ3 get build number 52.1.A.0.672. Frustratingly, Sony continue to omit any kind of […]

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Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 get March 2020 security patch firmware updates

Sony is updating its two current flagships with a new firmware update that adds the 1 March 2020 Android security patches. The Sony Xperia 1 moves from build number 55.1.A.3.49 to version 55.1.A.3.107. The Xperia 5 normally gets the same build number, but for this month, the latest update is rolling with version number 55.1.A.3.112. […]

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Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 get January 2020 security patches

Sony is rolling out 1 January 2020 Android security patches to the Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 smartphones. Both phones have received new firmware that moves the build number from 55.1.A.0.748 to version 55.1.A.3.49. Sony does not include any changelogs, which remains a frustration, but there do not look like there are any other changes. […]

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Android 10 hits the Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 (55.1.A.0.748)

The Sony Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 flagships have a nice surprise, with Android 10 rolling out to both models today. The new update arrives through build number 55.1.A.0.748, but strangely only comes with the November 2019 Android security patches, rather than December 2019. It’s perhaps a minor niggle, and one that owners of both […]

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Sony Mobile confirms Android 10 Xperia roadmap

Sony Mobile has today officially confirmed the Xperia smartphones to receive Android 10. First up are the latest flagships, the Xperia 1 and Xperia 5, which will receive Android 10 from December 2019. Other Sony Xperia models to get Android 10 include the Xperia XZ2 and XZ3 series, as well as the Xperia 10 and […]

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New updates for Xperia 5 and XZ2/XZ3 series with October 2019 security patches

Apologies for the lack of updates recently. While we’ve been away, there have been a number of Sony Xperia smartphones have received new firmware updates. This includes the first update for Sony’s latest phone, the Xperia 5, which received October 2019 Android security patches with firmware build 55.0.A.11.25. Sony has also been busy with the […]

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