From this post, you could download the latest Android 11 Update versioned 58.1.A.0.921 for your Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) device. This flagship offering from Sony has quite a few nifty features up its sleeves. With an octa-core Snapdragon 865 chipset coupled with Adreno 650 GPU and up to 12GB of RAM, well there is literally no compromise on the performance front. Plus being a flagship, it was along the lines to be the early adopters of the latest Android upgrades.
As per the OEM’s scheduled timeline, the device was slated to get the update this month itself. And the company seems to have stuck with its promise. The Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) is now receiving the latest Android 11 update in some regions. From this guide, you could manually download and install this update onto your device right away. But before that, let’s check out what the latest iteration of Android has to offer. Follow along.
What’s New in Android 11?
There are a lot of noteworthy features that you are likely to welcome onto your device. To begin with, there’s now a new one-time permission set that further strengthens the device privacy. Along the same lines, there’s the addition of Chat Bubbles for various conversations. Talking about which, there also a new separate Conversation section in the Notification menu. The ability to schedule dark mode and a native screen recorder further adds to the usability front. Then the Power menu has also undergone a massive overhaul, providing you the ability to control your smart home appliances.
These were the Android 11 specific features. Apart from that, you will also be witnessing some OEM specific features for the Android 11 Update for your Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) as well. The first one is the BatteryCare feature that will allow you to limit the maximum charge to 80% or 90%. Likewise, there is also a 5G support for dual-SIM standby. Furthermore, you could now record 4K HDR 20fps slow-motion videos right from the Cinema Pro app. And you could now welcome all these features onto your Sony device as well. So grab the latest from the below link and get going.
Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) Android 11 Update
The update with version number weighs in around 934 MB. As of now, it is rolling out in Taiwan, with other regions to follow suit. However, if you are yet to receive the OTA update, you may download it from the below link as well. One thing to note is that the update currently has the November 2020 security patch only. So you might have to wait for a few weeks to get the latest security update. With that said, given below is the update’s complete changelog, which is followed by the download link for the Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) Android 11 Update.
- Xperia 1 II (Mark 2)
- New update: 58.1.A.0.921 (Security patch: 1 November 2020)
- Old update: 58.0.A.3.224 (Security patch: 1 November 2020)
- Xperia 1 II Android 11 new features
- Cinema Pro app adds support for 4K HDR 120fps slow-motion video recording (previously 4K HDR 60fps)
- Photo Pro app adds new MR mode to set/save frequently used options
- 5G+4G dual SIM dual-standby capability (previously 4G+4G dual-standby)
- BatteryCare now provides custom options for 80% and 90%.
- Screen recording added to the notification bar
- New wallpapers
- Long press power button brings smart home control
- Wi-Fi and hotspot can be turned on at the same time
- Modem (baseband version) updated
Download Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) Android 11 Update
You may now grab hold of the latest Android 11 update for your Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) device from below:
- Device: Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark 2)
- Version: 58.1.A.0.921
- Security patch: 1 November 2020
- OS Version: Android 11
- Download: Link
So this was all from this post. Once you have installed the said update onto your device, do share your usage experiences in the comments section below. Likewise, here are some iPhone Tips and Tricks, PC tips and tricks, and Android Tips and Tricks that you should check out as well.