Sony Xperia 1 V gets major Android 14 update with a tiny changelog

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Robert Triggs / Android Authority


  • Sony has started rolling out Android 14, starting with the Xperia 1 V in the EU and UK.
  • The update bumps the platform to Android 14 and brings the improved Bokeh mode to the phone.

Android 14 has been out for a few weeks now and several OEMs have started beta testing and rolling out the update to their devices. Sony has kept quiet on its plans to bring Android 14 to its devices, but the company has finally broken its silence. Android 14 is now rolling out to the Xperia 1 V, allowing users of Sony’s flagship to experience the update before other phones in the lineup.

Sony’s announcement for the rollout of Android 14 for the Xperia 1 V is quite short. The biggest highlight of the Android 14 update is the platform upgrade to Android 14 itself, adding all the highlights of the new platform update. Sony’s UX skin is quite light, as the company only makes a few changes on top of the platform.

For the Xperia 1 V, the company is bringing the improved Bokeh mode that was present on the . Bokeh mode will be available on the 24mm and 48mm focal lengths, both available via the 52MP primary camera.

Furthermore, Sony also mentions that the Video Creator app is now available on the Xperia 1 V. However, the app could already be downloaded on the Xperia 1 V on Android 13 itself via the Google Play Store.

Android 14 for the Sony Xperia 1 V

The rollout has started in some regions, namely EU and UK, for the model number XQ-DQ54. Sony mentions that the rollout will vary by country, so just wait until it reaches your region.

Did you notice any other changes in the update? Let us know in the comments below!

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