Sony Xperia SP to Receive Android 4.4 KitKat Starting in June; Xperia C, Xperia L and Xperia T Android 4.3 Jelly Bean in July

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New leaked document revealed Sony's update roadmap from June to July for 2013 Xperia smartphones. It includes Xperia SP's Android 4.4.2 KitKat and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for Xperia C, Xperia L and Xperia T.

Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Xperia SP

Many users of the 2013 mid-range smartphone Xperia SP are asking if Android 4.4.2 KitKat update will happen this year. Vodafone Spain partially answered the inquiry from one user, revealing a firmware being developed by Sony Mobile.

However, an intriguing document leaked out unveiling the software update roadmap of the company from June and July 2014. Based on the image uploaded by JustAboutPhone, Sony Xperia SP is set to receive Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware starting from June until July while other 2013 smartphones such as Xperia C, Xperia L and Xperia T are scheduled for an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update within the same timeline.

Certain devices which were announced by Sony Mobile receiving Android 4.4.2 KitKat in Q2 2014 have been listed as well including Xperia T2 Ultra, Xperia M2 and Xperia E1 set for June to July while other Xperia series members Xperia Z, Xperia ZL and Xperia ZR are scheduled for June 2014.

Leaked or Faked Document?

While it looks classified with notes of Sony Xperia Z2 waiting for Google's certification of Android 4.4.3 KitKat, documents are not difficult to fake. And in order to determine any truth about it, here are some details regarding Sony's upcoming firmware certified by PTCRB.

Sony Xperia Handset Model

PTCRB Certified Firmware

Current Firmware Version

Sony Xperia Z C660X


10.4.1.B.0.101 Android 4.3

Sony Xperia ZL C650X


10.4.1.B.0.101 Android 4.3

Sony Xperia ZR C550X


10.4.1.B.0.101 Android 4.3

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra

No new firmware listed

Android 4.3 factory

Sony Xperia E1 D200X


20.0.A.1.8 Android 4.3

Sony Xperia SP C530X


12.1.A.1.201 Android 4.3

Sony Xperia C C230X


Android 4.2.2 factory

Sony Xperia L C210X


15.3.A.1.14 Android 4.2.2

Sony Xperia T


9.2.A.1.205 Android 4.3

As revealed from the official Web pages of PTCRB and Sony Support, Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL and Xperia ZR are likely getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat in June based on the significant change on the firmware build number.

However, other devices listed by PTCRB are more or less having the same firmware versions at Sony's official support site. Users will know more once PTCRB releases new firmware certifications from May to June.

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