Published On: Mon, Mar 14th, 2016

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update For Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, Z2 Releases to Beta Testers


Sony has set all to release the long-awaited Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Z3 Compact, Xperia Z2 and Sony Xperia Z3, to Beta testers.


An announcement came from the Kōnan Minato, Tokyo based multinational conglomerate corporation days ago, in which explain that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update will surely shortly hit targeted devices such as Xperia Z5 series, Xperia Z4 Tablet and Xperia Z3+ devices.


Nonetheless, reports demonstrated it seems to be Sony has released the firmware to Sony Zperia Z3, Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3 Compact to chosen beta testers. One of the interesting things is that Sony is on its way “Android 6.0.1” builds for the above given devices.

On the other side, in wake of the Sony announcement, several owners of Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact device have already begun receiving the software update but the bigger Sony Xperia Z5 Premium with 4K display still deprived so far.

If latest reports about other beta build, the update had been provided only to the Xperia beta program members while the beta testing has been on its way for some time now as well those participants from nations such as Ireland, Norway, Iceland, Finland, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Latvia, Germany, Lithuania and Estonia, are also in this testing.

The latest reports also claimed that the update doesn’t features the latest security patch dated February 2016. Nevertheless, one more thing is that many old Xperia machines are also has the right to receive the Marshmallow update that what the biggest reason for the wide testing prior releasing the update to general public.

Sony aforementioned devices should demonstrate the given build number: 23.5.A.0.486 after the installation of beta update, while the Android 6.0.1 features all Marshmallow goodness together with security restorations until December 2015.