Android Marshmallow is being rolled out for many handsets out there. Similarly, it is coming to Sony Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact this month. Sony has revealed about this update on their official blog, and it was also disclosed that this update will come with latest firmware build number 23.5.A.0.570. According to the company, Xperia Z2 (D6503 only), Xperia Z3 (D6603 only) and Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803 only) devices can now be upgraded to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow from this weekend. If you own Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z3 Compact, then you might be interested in knowing about this Marshmallow update, and how you can get it on your device. If yes, then you can carry on reading this post till the end as we are going to talk about Marshmallow 6.0 Android update for Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact in this post.
Marshmallow update for Xperia Z2, Z3, and Z3 Compact have added some new and great features to the devices. February security patch is also included in this latest update, along with the Camera 2.0.0 app that features a new interface. If you have Z3, Z3 Compact and Z2 with different model numbers, then you will need to wait for some more time to get Marshmallow Update.
Though all of the features and patches are already mentioned, here is a list of the official changelog for the update.
- You can now easily manage and control your application data permissions just because of enhanced privacy settings.
- Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, and Xperia Z3 Compact will now allow users to switch between modes and customize settings with simple gestures in the camera app.
- Doze and App Standby are also included in the latest update just to increase the battery life of the devices.
Xperia Messaging: Express yourself, get creative with easy in-app access to Stickers.
- Share activity with friends, recent contacts and app lists using direct share feature.
Do note that this update is currently available for users from US, Latin America, Middle East, North Africa, Russia, and Ukraine. Xperia Blog has links to download the latest firmware update for Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, and Xperia Z3 Compact. You will need to download and install it manually, to do so, click on the below links.
DOWNLOAD FTF Firmware Files – Xperia Z3
DOWNLOAD FTF Firmware Files – Xperia Z3 Compact
DOWNLOAD FTF Firmware Files – Xperia Z2
Though many devices out there have already got Marshmallow update, for Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, and Xperia Z3 Compact users, this update will bring some new features and bugs fixes, which can make your device much faster. According to reports OnePlus devices will get 6.0 Android update soon, and in next 2-3 months almost all eligible Android devices will get Marshmallow update. If you are a Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, and Xperia Z3 Compact user, then let us know about your views on this update if you have already upgraded your device, if not, then do it now.