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Xperia Z 10.4.1.B.0.101 update gives great battery performance

While everyone (including me) who’s using a recent Android based Xperia phone from Sony Mobile waits patiently for last year’s Android 4.4 update announcement to happen, I just got an incremental update to the current Android 4.3 firmware.

Still based on Android 4.3, the 10.4.1.B.0.101 firmware update according to Sony has the following improvements:

Bluetooth connectivity, battery, YouTube app improvements…

After a couple days of usage, I am actually impressed with the new battery performance. The update from Android 4.2 to Android 4.3 didn’t gave me much improvement battery-wise. I was still getting at most 8-9 hours on my Xperia Z and about 5 hours on heavy use.

But now, after looking at the power management screen in the settings app, I’m getting 10 hours with still 82% of battery juice left.

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I’ll follow up later on how it performs when I’m out and have to rely heavily on my LTE connection.

Gerry Ilagan

Gerry Ilagan is into mobile apps and WordPress development at @speeqs. He loves to write about electronics, the Internet of Things, mobile phones, and #crazyideas.

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