Sony Xperia M
Sony has released Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware for Xperia M. Sony

Sony has started rolling out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official software upgrade for the Xperia M which was launched with a slightly older Android version, 4.1.

As the software update page suggests, Android 4.3 with build number 15.4.A.0.23 has started seeding for Xperia M from 26 March. To check for the updates wirelessly, navigate to Settings>> About phone>> Software updates>> System updates.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 15.4.A.0.23 Jelly Bean firmware for Xperia M. Facebook

Firmware details

Model: Xperia MC1905

Version: Google Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Build number: 15.4.A.0.23

Kernel: 3.4.0

Build date: 7 March

Release started: 26 March

The update will not be available for all users at the moment. The availability of wireless updates depends on the region as well as operators.

In order to update the device wirelessly, users will need the latest version of the Update Center applications. Navigate to Update Center>> Updates tab and install the available update. Once the Update Center application is updated, users will be able to update the device software wirelessly.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Screenshot of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean running Xperia M.

Meanwhile the Xperia Blog reports that Android 4.3 firmware is rolling out for both the C1904 and C1905 variants of Xperia M. Besides, the update is now available for a number of carriers across Europe and Asia such as Belgium, France, Greece, Hing Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Philippines, Sweden and Switzerland.

FTF download link

There is good news for those who have not received the update notification yet. XDA member 7lucky7 has downloaded the SUS update files and converted them into FTF format. Head over to the development thread to get Android 4.3 15.4.A.0.23 FTF for Xperia M C1905.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Screenshot of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on Xperia M.

The 15.4.A.0.23 Android 4.3 build brings a number of new changes and improvements for the Xperia M including Sony's Smart Social camera and updated Media apps. Below is the official changelog for Android 4.3 firmware.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean changelog

Google Android 4.3 (Jellybean), bringing smooth UI and graphics enhancements

New version of Battery STAMINA Mode for longer battery life

Updated camera interface bringing Burst Mode, Superior Auto & More

Updated applications from Sony featuring Walkman, Album, Movies & More

Latest security enhancements from Android 4.3