Android 4.3 Leaked for the Sony Xperia Z and ZL

Android 4.3 Leaked for the Sony Xperia Z and ZL

In their current states, the  (C6603) and the  (C6503) are great devices. However, a sad truth is that virtually all OEM-skinned devices fall behind their Nexus and Google Play edition comrades when it comes to Android version updates. And while an official KitKat update probably won’t make its way to the two devices before 2014 begins, a leaked version of 4.3 has already made its way onto the forums.

The leak for the two devices comes come courtesy of XDA Recognized Developer Androxyde. Both builds are version number 10.4.B.0.569, and are labeled as being for “Commercial&Journalists.”

So far, user response has been quite positive for both builds, with many users mentioning significantly increased performance. And while these updates are currently unofficial leaks, it is possible for them to become suitable for mass consumption, as we’ve seen in other devices.

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[Via PocketNow | Screenshot Courtesy of XDA Recognized Developer DooMLoRD]

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Will Verduzco
Will Verduzco

Will Verduzco is the former Editor-in-Chief and Portal Administrator of the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. You can now find Will writing for the Swappa Blog, though he still pops up on XDA from time to time.