Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z4, Xperia Z3, & Xperia Z2 Android 6.0 Marshmallow Status Update

Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z4, Xperia Z3, & Xperia Z2 Android 6.0 Marshmallow Status Update
Sony Xperia Kārlis Dambrāns / Flickr CC by 2.0

Sony is catching up on its promise to deliver the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. According to new reports, devices such as the Sony Xperia Z5, Z4, Z3 and Z2 may be in line for the upgrade with the promise of the Android N looming ahead. Will Sony fulfill its promise?


Sony Xperia Android 6.0 Update

Sony had been linked to several update delays, but it looks like the company is trying to make up for that. According to reports, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update should roll out to a number of devices.

Gotta Be Mobile reports that some of these devices include:

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  • Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact, Z5 Premium
  • Sony Xperia Z3+ / Z4
  • Sony Xperia Z3 / Z3v, Compact, Tablet Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z2, Z2 Tablet
  • Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE
  • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra
  • Sony Xperia C4
  • Sony Xperia M5
  • Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

Sony Xperia Z3 Update

Another report from Android Geeks backs this up, as the Sony Xperia Z3 is reportedly getting Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update, specifically those under Rogers and Fido.

As with other Android updates, releases are rolled out in stages. This means that not all Xperia Z3 users will receive the update at once. People will need to wait until the update prompt hits their devices. They can also check manually from time to time by going to their phone’s settings. Specifically, go to Settings > About phone > System updates > Check for updates.

All users are advised to use a secure WiFi connection or cellular connection while updating to the new version. They also need to charge their devices fully in order to avoid further problems. Other users are advised to stay tuned for other details on the release of the update.

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  • Stevee

    Shame on Tmobile for not updating their Z3 variant D6616 beyond 5.0.2. Since they stopped selling Sonys they no longer support the Xperia Z3.