Finally after a long wait Sony’s flagship, Xperia 1 II is now receiving Android 11 update from it’s manufacturer. The device was released in Feb 2020 with Android 10 on board, the company intended to release the Android 11 update later, now it seems the time has come, the update is rolling out at the time we are writing this post. Talking about the firmware, the stock Android 11 update is available to download as build 58.1.A.0.926 & 58.1.A.0.921 further comes with December 2020 security patch and goodies of Android 11.
The update brings Cinema Pro app that adds support for 4K HDR 120fps video, Photo Pro app adds new MR Mode, there’s 5G+4G dual SIM dual standby support and Wi-Fi and hotspot can be used at the same time. If you are already running Android 10 firmware then you will be getting the new update via OTA anytime soon. We have also posted the manual update process to install the Android 11 with 58.1.A.0.926/58.1.A.0.921 FTF for Xperia 1 II via Sony flashtool and Xperifirm.
Xperia 1 II Android 11: Firmware details
This is a stable Android 11 build which is rolling out for all devices around the Globe, the update brings system wide dark interface, better privacy control, new Gesture Navigation, Adaptive Battery and Brightness, app actions based on the current context, improved Dark Mode, redesigned volume adjust settings and a lot more. As it is a major jump from Android 10 to Android 11, the update weighs around 1.5 GB in size. If you are getting impatient to install the update on your device just head to the flashing process below.
Download 58.1.A.0.926/58.1.A.0.921 FTF Android 11 for Xperia 1 II
Before you begin the installation process, your phone’s battery should be charged up to 60%.
Create a safe backup of your data.
To download Android Pie FTF firmware file, you need to install the Xperifirm tool for that.
Here is our complete guide to Xperiafirm tool along proper instruction to install the firmware on your device.
That’s it! We hope you have successfully updated your device on the latest firmware. If you are facing any difficulty during the process, let us know because we are here for you.