Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for Sony Xperia SP now rolling out, KitKat update under investigation

Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for Sony Xperia SP starting today. The update is currently rolling out in Australia only and carries a new firmware version number 12.1.A.0.266. The update brings loads of changes along and will be rolled out in other countries/regions in the coming days. You can check for the update via Sony PC Companion software.

Sony Xperia SP

Sony has officially released the full change-log of the update, you can have a look at it below -
  • Google Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • User interface optimisation and smoother graphical experience
  • New Sony user interface with new home screen look and feel
  • Sony's Smart Social Camera and downloadable camera apps
  • Updated Sony Media apps – "WALKMAN", Album and Movies apps
  • New version of Battery STAMINA Mode for prolonging battery life
In related to the news, according to Sony's product page for the Xperia SP, the Android 4.4 KitKat update is "Under Investigation". The page previously listed the KitKat update as "Future Version", and soon after releasing the Jelly Bean update, Sony has started investigating the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Xperia SP.

Sony Xperia SP KitKat Under Investigation

Source - Sony