Sony’s latest ‘premium’ mid-range, the attractive Xperia 10 IV, is already officially receiving Android 13.
Although it’s not going too well for sony in the smartphone industry lately, the truth is that the Minato giant is meeting the update deadlines of its smartphones like no one elsewhich had already received Android 13 among the first, at least in their most efficient families.
Not in vain, the Xperia 1IV, Xperia 5IV, Xperia 1III, Xperia 5III Y Xperia Pro II they had already tried their dose of Tiramisu about a month ago, but Sony had forgotten about the medium cut to close 4th generation updatesso now the Android 13 package finally arrives for the Sony Xperia 10IVeventually the most compensated in the family and also the best seller by price / benefits.
Our colleagues confirmed it to us. xda-developersthe best known forum of the scenes android, where it was reported that the Japanese firm has made its latest mid-range Xperia available to users build 65.1.A.4.8 with Xperia UI and Android 13 basebeginning its rollout in Southeast Asia for all dual-SIM models of the Xperia 10 IV.
The Sony Xperia 10 IV will be the next to update to Android 13 with build 65.1.A.4.8, which is already being distributed throughout Asia and will soon reach Europe and Latin America.
Obviously the release will be as always staggered, so we will have to wait a little longer in Europe and Latin Americabut we already know that the update also has the security patches updated to December 2022, in addition to all the news of Android 13 and the very slight customization of Sony that allows us to keep all the purest Android experience with only certain improvements and adaptations.
For those who do not want to wait for the OTA notification on their Xperia 10 IV, you can manually check if the update is already available for you from the settings of the phone itself. Also, also full firmware can be downloaded from Sony servers using the tool Xperi Firmto install it (or flash it, rather) using flashtool either newflasher.
They are not complicated processes and the guarantee is not lost, but as always we recommend you go to xda-developers first to soak up the procedures if you want to do everything by handbecause we must be very sure before what we are going to do or we run the risk of being left with a nice and expensive paperweight… The other option is to just sit and wait!