Sony Xperia 1 II / 5 II Software update: 58.1.A.5.280 – June 2021

Sony launched one more Xperia device to the huge list of its Xperia range of smartphones. Sony Xperia 1 II and 5 II smartphone was launched on 24th February 2020. The device includes a bunch of great features like one of the best display in the industry, flagship System-on-chip, 5G connectivity, etc. Now, the handset is getting the latest software update in some specific regions. It’s worth mentioning that Sony Xperia 1 II and 5 II Software update receives its first software update.

Check for OTA Updates Manually

In order to update your Xperia handset, go to the Settings menu > About phone > Software update. Then follow the on-screen instructions if any update is available. You can also update it with a computer using the Xperia Companion tool.

Sony Xperia 1 II Software update Tracker

Make sure that your device should be connected to a working Wi-Fi network and charge up to 60% at least for a smoother process. The firmware OTA update is rolling out via batches in some regions and will take some time to receive on all Xperia 1 II variants globally.

Sony Xperia 1 II Specifications: Overview

The Sony Xperia 1 II features 6.5 inches 4K QHD display with a resolution of 1644×3840 pixels at a pixel density of 643 pixels per inch (PPI) and an aspect ratio of 21:9. The display on the front with no obstructions like a notch or a punch-hole. Sony made good use of the top and bottom bezels since the phone has stereo front-firing speakers.

As far as the cameras are concerned, there is a triple camera setup on the rear that has a primary 24mm 12 Megapixel wide camera with OIS, F/1.7 aperture lens & 1/1.7″ sensor, a secondary 16mm 12 Megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with 124-degree FOV & 1/2.55″ sensor, and a 3rd 70mm 12 Megapixel zoom lens with 3X Optical Zoom & OIS. There are ZEISS quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia 1 II. The fourth sensor is that the 3D iToF sensor (Time of Flight) that calculates the space between the camera and therefore the subject in a moment, for fast, accurate AutoFocus. The camera can shoot 4K HDR videos at 24,25,30 and 60fps. On the front is an 8 Megapixel camera for selfies. Some camera features include Real-Time Eye AutoFocus, camera interface almost like Sony’s Alpha cameras, Cinema Pro to record 21:9 videos, up to twenty fps continuous burst shooting, Up to 60 times per second continuous AF/AE calculation, etc.

Under the hood, the device is powered by the latest flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G SOC paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage. The phone comes with a 5G modem that supports sub6 GHz networks. There is a 4,000mAh battery with USB Power Delivery Fast Charging & Qi Wireless Charging. Android 10 runs out of the box. Other features include IP65/68 water resistance, Dynamic Vibration, Game Enhancer, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, wind-filtering for better sound recording, LDAC, Hi-Res Audio, etc.

Sony Xperia 1 II and 5 II Software Update List

Here we will share with you all the latest Xperia 1 II and 5 II software update details whenever a new update will be available. So, if you’re using the Xperia 1 II and 5 II or planning to buy one, make sure to bookmark this page to get updated every time.

New Update on June 26, 2021: Sony started seeding the Android 11 update based on June 2021 security patch for the Sony Xperia 1 II and 5 II. The update is labeled with build number 58.1.A.5.280.

New Update on October 15, 2020: Today Sony started rolling the September 2020 security patch update with software version 58.0.A.3.170.

Updated on August 28, 2020: Today Sony rolled the August 2020 security patch update with build number 58.0.A.3.132. The update is stable and brings more optimization and bug fixes.

Updated on June 27, 2020: Sony rolled software build number 58.0.A.A31 for the device which brings a new security patch and WiFi calling feature.

58.1.A.5.280 Android security patch level: June 1st, 2021
58.0.A.3.170 September 2020 security patch
58.0.A.3.132 August 2020 security patch
58.0.A.3.88 July 2020 security patch
58.0.A.A31 New security patch and WiFi calling feature

Till then, stay tuned for more info.

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