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Sony Xperia SP Android 4.3 bug fixing update released

Under: Android OS, Phone Software
By:Gary | June 10th, 2014

Quite often we see certain problems emerge on various mobile platforms shortly after a new firmware update has been made available for hardware that can cause some serious issues for end users, but today we have news that the Sony Xperia SP Android 4.3 bug fixing update has been released.

It was back in April that users started to complain about a number of issues affecting the Sony Xperia SP after the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system was downloaded and installed. Then towards the end of last month we heard that a new firmware update was almost here to address these problems.

Now it is being reported by the guys over at the Xperia Blog that a new Sony Xperia SP firmware update has been released today. It has a build number of 12.1.A.1.205 bringing the handset up from 12.1.A.1.201.

It is currently hitting the C530X version of the Xperia SP for owners of the handset on Orange and T-Mobile across a number of regions across the European region, but the update is expected to arrive for more users in the coming few days.

At the time of writing there is no official changelog but the update is expected to fix issues such as screen flickering and sudden handset freezes.

Have you got this latest firmware update for the Sony Xperia SP yet and has it fixed the issues?

Sony Xperia SP Android 4.3 bug fixing update released

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  • Ciarán James

    I don’t even have the first update. Android 4.1.2.
    I hate sony

    • disqus_byaXKKLrTX

      What are you on? I’m on T-Mobile so maybe this one will come. I blame EE for mine.

  • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

    Just updated to latest version all the bugs have now been fixed… Great work sony no lag now…

    • Hr

      When did you got the bug fix update

      • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

        3hours ago.. Chrome was very unresponsive earlier but now its very smooth and responsive…

        • shakeel

          how about ram did it improve and how about battery life have u tested that yet ?

          • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

            Not that but little bit 200 mb is available in ur bank… But now set is super fast which is quite good and that heavy stuff working perfect. Chrome was taking years to load but it loads within no time now…

          • shakeel

            okay cool thanks where u from coz i heard that okay the uk got it so far

          • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

            I am from Pakistan but my cell version is australian…

          • a-ina

            I haven’t received any update either. Any idea when will we guys receive it?

          • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

            Where r u from???

          • a-ina

            Islamabad

          • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

            I am also from Islamabad… Connect through PC companion…

          • shakeel

            my phone came from a muslim country i dont which but i havnt got no update

          • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

            W8 for some days dear… U will get the update… Btw from which country ur cell came???

          • shakeel

            i got the update the phone is awesome btw i did a factory reset just incase and my walk man album and movies went back to its old software is that normal will the update ba back again ?

          • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

            I don’t know bcoz I didn’t reset to factory settings. if the version is back to older then it will update soon…

          • Shakeel Mohammed

            okay thanks so much =)) but the update was awesome my phone feels alive and now no one could say that sony ui laggs a lot and samsung ui doesnt coz samsung ui is the worst =))

          • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

            Before this update phone became crap but now its awesome… :) enjoy

          • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

            Check pc companion u might get the update in one or two days

          • Muhammad Mashhood Iqbal

            Many regions have now got the update…

  • Susan Davies

    Any idea if there is a similar update for the Xperia T which has also become a total dog since Andoid 4.3 was released. Ok, it seems to be better than it was but only yesterday it was still crashing and rebooting itself. I ended up throwing it across the room because I’m so fed up with it!

  • Guest

    okay thanks so much =)) but the update was awesome my phone feels alive and now no one could say that sony ui laggs a lot and samsung ui doesnt coz samsung ui is the worst

  • betty

    How is the camera quality in sp after the .205 update?. has it improved?

  • Gauravsinghsolanki

    My phone is working fast, battery is charging fast.

    Thanks Sony..

  • Lyndsay Dobson

    When is this bug fix coming to Canada??

  • ahyo

    when is it coming to canada ? -_-

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