Stable Android 12 update released for Xperia 10 III and Xperia Pro-I

After rolling out Android 12 to the Xperia 1 III, Xperia Pro and Xperia Pro over the past week, Sony is bringing the latest flavor of Android to two more smartphones. The company recently released Android 12 for the Xperia 10 III and Xperia Pro-i.

The global version of Sony Xperia 10 III is picking up the stable Android 12 update. The update has a build number of 62.1.A.0.533 and is currently rolling out in parts of Europe. In addition to the standard Android 12 stuff, the build also includes the February 2022 security patch.

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Sony has also started rolling out a stable Android update for the Xperia Pro-i, a flagship smartphone aimed at professional photographers and creators. It was launched in October last year and came with Android 11 out-of-the-box. Currently, the Android 12 update is being rolled out only for the Japanese model (XQ-BE42). However, we expect the global variants to follow suit soon. The update is identified by build number 61.1.F.2.2 and includes, among other things, the March 2022 security patch.


If you have Xperia 10 III or Xperia Pro-I, be on the lookout for the OTA notification in the coming days. You can check for updates manually by going to Settings > Software Update, If you don’t want to wait, you can get the full firmware package using the XperiFirm tool by XDA Senior Member IgorEisberg. After downloading the package, use FlashTool (GUI) and NewFlasher (CUI) to manually flash the firmware on your device.

Android 12 is a huge update that brings tons of features and improvements. After installing the new software, you can look forward to brand new content designed by you, revamped quick settings panel, privacy dashboard, reworked home screen widget, camera, and microphone privacy indicator, and more.

Have you received the Android 12 update on your Xperia 10 III or Xperia Pro-I? Let us know in the comments below.

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