At the Sony’s CES 2015 press conference last night The COO of Sony Went on to the stage and announced that the rollout for their Xperia Z devices will start from next month that is February .
First only thing we knew about Android 5.0 on Android devices was that, Sony will release the latest android version for their deivces in early 2015, But last night February was said by the COO of Sony Mr.Michael Fasulo . We’ll bring you more news as we have it.
our initiative to bring #Android 5.0 Lollipop to the entire Xperia Z Series – starting globally from next month”
— Sony Xperia News (@SonyMobileNews) January 6, 2015
The update will start with the Xperia Z3 and Z2 series and will hit the entire Xperia Z range over time
It looks like the Sony Xperia Z line-up that is expected to get the Android 5.0 are Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR and Xperia Tablet Z. Followed by, the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1S, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and Xperia Z3v, notes the same site.
Even with no confirmation on the exact release date, several media reports claim that the Sony Xperia Z3 series will be the first set of devices to receive Android Lollipop update in February. In addition, apparently, Sony also tweeted stating that the Xperia Z2 will also receive the latest OS update in the beginning of 2015 Therefore, it is safe to say that, all Sony Xperia Z series of devices will reportedly start receiving the Lollipop update very soon.
It is worth mentioning that, Sony officially released the Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP device configuration source in November 2013, along with the pre-built software binaries and build instructions binaries for several Xperia Z handsets. This includes the Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact.