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Android Lollipop update will be released only for Sony Xperia Z seriesSony

Users of Sony's Xperia Z series smartphones are in for a treat, as the Japan-based technology giant has revealed that the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update will be released only for that series.

Replying to a query posted by an Xperia smartphone user, Sony tweeted that the Android Lollipop will be officially rolled out only for the Xperia Z series handsets, and not for other Sony smartphones.

The smartphone maker also apologised to other Sony smartphones users, notably the Xperia E and Xperia M series, as these users would not receive the Android Lollipop update.

Sony's latest update adds meat to earlier reports that indicated an impending Android Lollipop launch for the entire Xperia Z smartphone family.

The Android 4.4.4 KitKat was the last OS update to have seeded to Xperia Z series smartphones.

Hence, Xperia Z users can check their devices if they have received a notification regarding the Android Lollipop OS update and could let us know about it in our comments section below.

Currently, the only non Xperia Z smartphone that runs the Google Android Lollipop operating platform straight out of the box is the Sony's Xperia M4 Aqua.

Enhancements that Xperia Z users can look forward to post the in Android Lollipop update

  • Material Design: A colourful and responsive UI design for consistent, intuitive experiences across devices.
  • Notifications: View and respond to messages directly from your lock screen. Includes the ability to hide sensitive content for these notifications.
  • Battery Saver feature: The new feature extends the device's battery life by up to 90 minutes.
  • Enhanced security: Use Android Smart Lock to secure your phone or tablet by pairing it with a trusted device like your wearable or your car.
  • Device Sharing: Multiple users for phones.
  • New Quick Settings: Enables users to get to the most frequently used settings with just two swipes at the top of the screen.
  • Connectivity: Improved network handoffs resulting in limited interruption in connectivity.
  • Android TV: Support for television.
  • OK Google: Talk to Google on the go to get quick answers, send a text, get directions and more.