Sony is currently rolling out the Android 11 update for its Xperia 1 II flagship. This is a phased rollout that has already started in the Netherlands and will reach all owners of the Xperia 1 II during the week.
Sony Xperia 1 II Android 11
They are usually the most expensive flagships that can be the first to count on an update to a new Android version. This also applies to the Xperia 1 II from Sony, because Android 11 is the first to knock on the door of owners of this top device. It was announced last week that the update would activate in the week of Christmas, and a screenshot from our reader Ramon now shows Android 11 on his Sony device.
The update is 935 MB and the build number is ’58 .1.A.0.91 ‘. Sony comes with a number of its own functions that it announces with this update and you will find an overview of the novelties below.
- Cinema Pro app gets support for 4K HDR 120fps slow motion video recording (was 4K HDR 60fps)
- The Photo Pro app gets a new MR mode to store frequently used options
- 5G + 4G dual SIM dual standby capability (was 4G + 4G dual standby)
- BatteryCare gets customized options for 80% and 90% battery
- Screen recording added to notification bar
- New wallpapers
With Android 11, Sony owners also get access to new app privacy features, a new menu for quick access to smart home controls, and the new media controls. Here you will discover an overview of the most important functions and in this article you can read more about the most interesting details about Android 11.
Sony shared its update plans at the beginning of this month and it became clear that we would get an update to Android 11 on the Xperia 1 II this month. Below is an overview of Sony’s update schedule:
The patch includes the November security patch in addition to the major version update. So it remains to wait for the December update, but this is probably because the stable Android 11 update was already in development when the December patch was not yet released by Google.
Did you also receive Android 11 on your Sony phone? Let us know in the comments at the bottom of this article.
Thanks for the tip, Ramon!