After rolling out Android 12 for the Xperia 10 III and Xperia Pro-I this month, Sony is now rolling out the stable Android 12 for the Xperia 10 II. Yes, the latest Android version is now available for the predecessor of Xperia 10 III. So if you have Xperia 10 II and have been waiting for the Android 12 experience, then your wait is finally over. Let us know more about the Android 12 update for Xperia 10 II.
As we know there are only a few Xperia phones that are eligible for the Android 12 update, most of them have already received the update, including Xperia 5 II, Xperia Pro, Xperia 1 II, Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III, and more. And now finally it comes to the affordable Xperia 10 II which is a mid range phone.
Sony launched the Xperia 10 II in 2020 with Android 10 OS. And last year the device received its first major update as Android 11. And now it’s time for the second major update i.e. Android 12. Since it is a mid range phone from Sony, we already knew it will take time to get the Android 12 update.
A Reddit user Fantasytky shared in the Reddit Xperia channel along with a legit screenshot. The stable Android 12 for Xperia 10 II comes with build number 59.2.A.0.422. Since it is a major update it weighs more around 900MB. Talking about features we don’t have the complete changelog but you can expect most of the Android 12 features such as new Material You design, revamped Quick Settings panel, improved privacy, camera, and more.
As per his review, it seems with Android 12 the experience is even better. Everything is smooth compared to the Android 11 update. So this is a good update for those who are not liking the Android 11 update.
If you are a Xperia 10 II user, you should receive the stable Android 12 update in a few days depending on the region. The OTA update is rolling out in batches. You can also check for the update manually under Settings.
You can also update your Xperia 10 II to Android 12 immediately by flashing the correct firmware. You can get firmware from tools such as XperiFerm. Flashing firmware requires a flashing tool. We recommend following this method only if you are aware of the process as it can also brick your phone.
Before updating your Xperia 10 II to Android 12, make sure to backup all the data and charge it to at least 50%.
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