A recent post over at XDA Developers suggests that the Android 4.2.2 update for the flagship Sony Xperia Z is starting to roll out via the company’s very own PC Companion.
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Android version: 4.2.2
Kernel: 3.4.0-gba62870 BuildUser@BuildHost #1 Mon May 27 09:22:25 2013
Build number: 10.3.A.0.423
Phone Software Version: 1269-5309_10.3.A.0.423 GENERIC – user
File System Version: GLOBAL-LTE_10.3.A.0.423
Customization Version: 1270-6697_R4B
Branding: Generic ES (unbranded)
Pre-installed apps: Adobe Reader, Alarm & clock, Album, Calendar, Camera, Car mode, Chrome, Contacts, Converter, Email, Evernote, Facebook, File Commander, FM radio, Foursquare, Gmail, Google, Google+, Installer, Let’s start PSM, LinkedIn, Local, Maps, McAfee Security (12 months), Messaging, Messenger, Movie Studio, Movies, Moxier Pro, Music Unlimited, Navigation, News & Weather, Notes, OfficeSuite Pro, Opera Mini, Phone, Play Music, Play Store, PlayNow, Recorder, Settings, Smart Connect, Socialife, Sony Select, Support, Talk, Tools (Calculator, Backup & restore, NeoReader, Downloads), TrackID, Update Center, Video Unlimited, Voice Dialer, Voice Search, WALKMAN, WhatsApp, Wisepilot for XPERIA, Xperia Link, YouTube
NFC icon: no
LTE/4G icon: LTE
This works on ANY Xperia Z (C6603).
Your Xperia Z does NOT have to be rooted.
Your Xperia Z does NOT have to be bootloader unlocked.
This does NOT re-lock a SIM unlocked phone (unlocking is ONCE and PERMANENT).
This does NOT unlock your bootloader.
It would seem that you don’t have to be rooted to install this update via XDA Developers as it’s a stock update ROM so we would love to hear from you if you have downloaded and used the update.
Via: XDA Developers