Sony has made a commitment to bring Android Marshmallow to its fans owning compatible Xperia series handsets. The company began the update process for Xperia Z5 and the recently released Z5 Compact Premium is also expected to come with the latest version of Android OS. Sony has also promised to bring Android 6 marshmallow to many other handsets in lineup going back to Z3, A3 Compact and even including the Z2.
Now, Japanese giant mobile maker has started to rollout first firmware to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow over last few days on users’ handsets who already subscribed the Xperia Beta program back in February. The Beta test was restrained to the users of the several European countries; Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Finland, United Kingdom, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
The build in firmware contains the number 23.5.A.0.486 and although it is a higher case of version than what seen in the Xperia Z3 plus and even on the 6.0 ROM, which is currently propagating to the Z5 and Z5 Compact. The firmware holds security patches ending December 2015 instead of February 2016 that seen in the Z3+ and Z5 update.
The update is not only coming with the new features of Android Marshmallow but also features the new Xperia software with the new Xperia launcher and camera app ‘Camera 2.2.0’ overhaul.