Sony’s mid-range Xperia 10 II gets its stable Android 12 update

Towards the end of last month, Sony rolled out stable Android 12 updates for the Xperia 10 III and Xperia Pro-I. The update brought all the new Android 12 features to the devices along with the Android security patches for February 2022. Sony is now rolling out a similar update to the older Xperia 10 II, but it packs newer security patches.

The Android 12 update for Sony Xperia 10 II has started rolling out to users in Southeast Asia. It measures about 900 MB and has the version number 59.2.A.0.422. As previously mentioned, the update brings all the new Android 12 features to the device, but it does not include the older security fixes from February 2022. Instead, Sony is sending the update with patches from March 2022.

Sony Xperia 10 ii Android 12 update screen

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A screenshot of the update shared on Save your further reveals that the update will not affect user data. Additionally, it also reveals that users will not be able to roll back to the previous Android 11 release after installing the update. Sony has not shared a release timeline for other regions at this time, but we expect the company to release the update in other regions over the next few weeks. If you have not already received the update, you can check for it manually by going to the software updates section of the device settings.

Alternatively, you can download the full firmware package using the XperiFirm tool by XDA Senior Member IgorEisberg. After downloading the firmware package, you can install it on your phone using Flashtool (GUI) or Newflasher (CUI).

For the ignorant, Android 12 is a massive update that brings lots of features and improvements. You can expect to see new additions like the updated material you design, renewed panel with quick settings, dashboard for privacy, new widgets for the home screen, indicators for protection of cameras and microphones and more on your Xperia 10 II after installation of the update.

Source: Save your