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Review of great .205 FW (Pros & Cons)

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Review of great .205 FW (Pros & Cons)

So after i installed 12.1.A.1.205 and tested it i have noticed the following... 

 

PROS

  • FLICKERING SCREEN PROBLEM FINALLY FIXED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Bravia engine fixed
  • Memory management problems are fixed 
  • Smooth UI and good touch response
  • Perfect gaming (tested asphalt 8 and real racing 3 not even a spike)
  • Better and more stable wi-fi
  • Overheating fixed
  • Battery drain fixed
  • LED does not stay on while we're on call
  • Antutu score 23000++++
  • Thats the true performance SP deserves Winking Face

CONS (Bugs)

  • Sometimes screen goes slowly dark-yellow it takes about 3-4 sec untill it goes almost full dark then back to normal again.. (thats a serious bug in my opinion)
  • Uninstall bar not fixed (letters are almost behind bar)
  • Some voip apps like Viber are not working (on 4.1.2 was working) 
  • Proximity sensor reacts slow to turn on screen when phone is moved from ear (about 1-2 sec)

Big thanks to developers for great FW... thats the perfect and usable 4.3 for me Grinning Face

 

Note that im rooted and i have disabled some services and apps to get perfect gaming and antutu.. but i get this amazing performace with stock rom and kernel gzz again devs

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Re: Review of great .205 FW and FLICKERING......... FIXED!!

Darn. My download is failed due to crowded traffic. I'm dying to have it. Can't stop drooling Face with open Mouth
Talent
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Re: Review of great .205 FW and FLICKERING......... FIXED!!

best update by sony so far ^^ 

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Re: Review of great .205 FW and FLICKERING......... FIXED!!

Sounds nice Slightly smiling Face

too bad that for other customization numbers still release didn't begun Slightly frowning Face

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.205 Sony official page bug-fix list

guys at the page of the Xperia sp on Sony website there is the changelog: http://www.sonymobile.com/global-en/software/phones/xperia-sp/

 

  • Shorter charging time
  • Enhanced performance and stability of Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2
  • Improved screen visibility to cover more lighting conditions
  • Quicker file handlings
  • All latest bug fixes and stability improvements

 

 

good Slightly smiling Face

Commissioner
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Re: .205 Sony official page bug-fix list

Indeeed 

yam....yam Slightly smiling Face

i am really shocked about shorter charging time...can't wait to update and see Slightly smiling Face

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Re: .205 Sony official page bug-fix list

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Re: Review of great .205 FW and FLICKERING......... FIXED!!

if i were you i would flash an .ftf file with flash tool ^^ if you know how to..or you can do some patience as i did for 3 months ^^

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Re: Review of great .205 FW and FLICKERING......... FIXED!!

already released for my cust...as i recently checked Slightly smiling Face

i wonder if there will be a FOTA release soon

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Re: Review of great .205 FW and FLICKERING......... FIXED!!

i hope ... sony would realese KITKAT update without any bug ...