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Xperia™ Z1 Compact software updates

Make sure your device is always up to date with the latest software and new features.

Check for the latest updates

Wirelessly from your device

To check for available updates wirelessly:

Go to Settings > About phone > Software updates > System updates.

We recommend using a Wi-Fi® connection to avoid data traffic.

Note: The availability of wireless updates depends on your country and/or operator.

With a cable using a computer

Download and install new software using a computer application and connect the device to your computer using a USB cable.

Latest available software

You may already have the latest software, depending on the date of purchase. Software updates are released at different times depending on operator and/or country. Therefore, we cannot give you an exact date for when a specific update will be available for your device.

Android version: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)

Latest available software: 14.5.A.0.270

Release started: 2015-05-20

To find your device’s current software version:
Settings > About phone > Build number / version

Note: The availability of software updates depends on your country and/or operator.

Included in this software

  • Sony’s latest software experience, with Android 5.0 - Lollipop
  • A fresh look and feel, based on Google Material Design
  • Intelligent lock screen notifications and customisable settings
  • Multi-user profiles and guest mode
  • Storage optimisation; move apps to SD card

Introducing Lollipop!

We're excited to bring you Sony's latest software experience, including Android 5.0; Lollipop. You'll need approx. 1.2GB of free internal memory to upgrade and it may take around 20 minutes - but promise it's worth the wait.

Xperia™ Z1 Compact Android version overview

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