Apart from the original Z3, Sony has also rolled out the firmware 23.0.1.A.5.77 update for its Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803 & D5833) via the PC Companion in several regions including Spain, Germany, Russia, England, Greece, Portugal, Norway, Austria and Middle East. You can download the FTF package of 23.0.1.A.5.77 for D5803 below and flash it using Androxyde’s Flashtool.
- Model: D5803
- Device Name: Xperia Z3 Compact
- Android: v4.4.4 KitKat
- Firmware: 23.0.1.A.5.77
- Customization Number: 1289-7524
- Build: R3B
- Kernel: v3.4.0
- Baseband: 8974-AAAAANAZQ-00022-21
- Region: United States
- Branding: Customized US
- Date: 11-12-2014
- Availability: OTA + PC Companion
Download link: Click here (Size: 1.31 GB) to download 23.0.1.A.5.77 FTF for Sony Xperia Z3 Compact D5803
This FTF can be flashed on Xperia Z3C D5803 from any region – without having to unlock or root your device – using Flashtool. Just make sure you’ve taken a backup of everything stored in phone’s internal memory.
Here’s a changelog we’ve created after aggregating all the user reports that have surfaced around the web for both Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact – both the phone share the same firmware number.
- Updated Home launcher with new animations
- New Portrait Retouch app for Camera
- Slightly modified boot logo and animation
- Fix for the conflict between Google Now and Camera
- Google search widget can now be removed from the homescreen
- Improved call reception on LTE network when Wifi is active
- Photo Exif info is now displayed in the Camera
- Default SMS app now pushes new messages to the notification bar
- Better system performance and hardcore stability
If you’ve discovered something new in the update then tell us about it in comments below!
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