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.
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.