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  Reply # 797545 11-Apr-2013 08:17
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The ZL looks a pretty sweet alternative.
Ps. What LTE bands is the Z supporting? 1800?



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  Reply # 797959 11-Apr-2013 18:57
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all LTE bands out there





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Master Geek
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  Reply # 797964 11-Apr-2013 19:01
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ALTRON: The ZL looks a pretty sweet alternative.
Ps. What LTE bands is the Z supporting? 1800?


by the time u haveimported the ZL into the country it would have cost the same as the z....



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  Reply # 800570 16-Apr-2013 22:23
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it is so difficult to buy Sony dk26! The stock is so limited!





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  Reply # 800639 17-Apr-2013 06:02
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Yup its very low on stock worldwide. I ordered mine from clove on the 21 March and still no dock.

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  Reply # 813898 8-May-2013 19:17
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Hey guys I was lucky enough to win one of these from a competition. Would anyone be interested in buying it for $750? Its a brand new Vodafone version which is still yet to arrive in the mail and so will be unopened.
This is the first time I have won anything decent and am trying to resist just keeping it for myself rendering my htc I bought at Christmas a waste haha. I live in hunua (by papakura) and frequent Auckland University for pickup.

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  Reply # 813899 8-May-2013 19:23
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Best bet would be to post this in offers and wanted. Posting in a thread of purple who already own the phone limits your chances

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Master Geek


  Reply # 820551 16-May-2013 11:38
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New firmware update 

10.1.1.A.1.253
from the old:
10.1.A.1.434

Unofficial Release notes:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2278544

Following are the changes:
1. Default Launcher is smooth now, bettter than before
2. White Balance Display
3. Navigation Bars are now Dark Black
4. Pulse Light Notification - LED Notification Issue Resolved
5. NFC Firmware update
6. Widgets - World Clock
7. Album - Photo Tagging Option added
8. Movies - Portrait mode available
9. Small Apps - Icon Changed

I haven't checked if the update is available in NZ yet, but apparently this update is a great improvement.



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Master Geek
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  Reply # 820557 16-May-2013 11:44
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If we haven't got it yet by tonight I'll acquire it and flash it and let you guys know

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 820803 16-May-2013 20:37
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Okay so i just flashed the New update for the Sony Xperia Z and ill fill you in on some obvious changes and impressions:

#Nav bar is no longer grey its black

#Screen contrast seems a bit more vibrant, the colors of the boot animation seemed to pop more.

#Yes root seems to be gone, I am currently working on a few of my own methods but will wait for the official  root method.

#The mini apps in the multi-tasking menu changed, now they are a ugly neon style (why??)

#A bunch of crap ware was installed with this FTF but that may be FTF specific, but their was an audio recorder app which seemed to be  not social ware, but intended by Sony.

#NFC has recieved an upgrade and despite this version of FTF having issues with some variatns of the Sony Z by NFC works and is a bit more responsive than before (could be pseudo)

#No reported new keyboard skin

#responsiveness seems to have improved but that may jsut be down to the fresh install i carried out.

#I was hoping for the walkman app to be upgraded to gapless but It has not and until it does I will remain with the play music app.

#Camera still takes a million years to load up but the image quality seems to have improved as well as focus.

And with the rest time will tell.

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  Reply # 820844 16-May-2013 22:20
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Which FTF file did you use?
I hope you used the "Global-LTE" file from "xperiax10.awesome"

Unfortunately it looks like the battery will be draining faster with the new screen adjustments. Time will tell.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 820847 16-May-2013 22:25
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campoki: Which FTF file did you use?
I hope you used the "Global-LTE" file from "xperiax10.awesome"

Unfortunately it looks like the battery will be draining faster with the new screen adjustments. Time will tell.


That Global-LTE is the ONLY one available its for the C6603, yea time will tell because power management has been improved so it may help.

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  Reply # 821100 17-May-2013 12:39
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Flased the OZ version of the latest firmware today, better performance from this ftf (less bloat )

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  Reply # 821144 17-May-2013 13:11
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theUpload: Flased the OZ version of the latest firmware today, better performance from this ftf (less bloat )


Link please?

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 821146 17-May-2013 13:13
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Cant link im too noob,

Jump onto the SOny Z part of XDA and look under Android Dev

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