Sony's flagship devices aren't as popular in the US compared to Samsung's Galaxy S or HTC's One series. In Europe though, and other parts of the world Sony's Xperia handsets are very popular. They are about to get even better, as Sony announces Android 4.4.4 updates for the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra.
To refresh your memory, the Sony Xperia Z1 was Sony's 2013 flagship with a 5" 1080×1920 display, Quad-Core 2.2GHz Snapdragon processor and 2GB of RAM. The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is Sony's high end phablet, based on the Z1 platform. It has a 6.4" 1080×1920 display and the same Quad-Core 2.2GHz Snapdragon processor/2GB of RAM combo as the Z1.
Sony is updating the Xperia Z1 (C6903) and Xperia Z Ultra (C6833) devices to Android 4.4.4 (14.4.A.0.108) The update includes a few Sony specific improvements along with Google's changes. The full changelog can be found below.
Firmware 14.4.A.0.108 changelog for the Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Z1 CompactAdvertisement
Android 4.4.4 including the latest enhancements and security updates from Google
Updated and improved camera experience
Improvements when using Google voice, Contacts, Music streaming and Google+
The latest versions of our Sony apps for you to enjoy
All of our latest bug fixes, optimisations & improvements
Go grab the update when it comes to your device and let us know how you what you think about it in the comments.