Sony has started distributing the Android 12 upgrade for the Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III phones. This upgrade will include an improved screenshot functionality. As far as we know, only Russian users were able to actually install the upgrade.
The manufacturer has info page About Android 12 upgrade online, and discuss new features. In the article, Sony did not specify which phones will receive the update. according to XDA Developers The Xperia 1 III and 5 III will get the update first, specifically the XQ-BC72 and XQ-BQ72 models. These will be the dual SIM Asian devices, with Russian users being the first to install the upgrade. It is not yet clear when other users will receive the upgrade, and if other devices can also be upgraded.
Android 12 features that users can expect according to Sony, for example, the “rolling screen” function where the phone can automatically scroll to take a longer screenshot. There’s also an improved mode for one-handed operation, an additional dim mode that reduces brightness more than was previously possible, and the phone gets an indication when the microphone or camera is used.
Sony announced both phones last April in. Smartphones have a 120Hz screen, although the Xperia 5 III’s 6.1-inch screen is slightly smaller than the Model 1 III, with a 6.5-inch OLED screen.
Sony Xperia 1 III
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