Sony Xperia Z5 starts receiving Android Marshmallow update

Sony Xperia Z5 users on NTT Docomo in Japan started receiving the Marshmallow update last week. Now, Sony has started rolling out the update for the global variants as well.


Firmware with number 32.1.A.1.163 is currently rolled out to all the variants of the Xperia Z5 including the Z5 Compact and Z5 Premium. This update carries Android version 6.0 of Marshmallow and not 6.0.1. Android security patch of February has also been included in this update.


Features such as App Permissions and Doze are included in this update as one would expect. What isn’t included is the Sony’s STAMINA mode, maybe Sony will include it in the upcoming updates. Also not included is the Adoptable Storage feature.

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium specifications:

  • CPU: 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • GPU: Adreno 430
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop (Android 6.0 Marshmallow rolling out)
  • Display: 5.5-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 ppi) display
  • Rear Camera: 23 MP with Pulse LED flash and Hybrid Auto Focus
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 200 GB via microSD card
  • SIM: Dual Nano SIM
  • Other: Fingerprint Scanner, Water and Dust resistant (IP 65 and 68 certified)
  • Battery: 3430 mAh

Has your Sony Xperia Z5 received the update?