With MWC just about the corner, it is awesome to get reminded that smartphone providers have not totally neglected about very last year’s handsets just nevertheless.

Sony just verified that Android 6 Marshmallow was on the way to some of its prime telephones and tablets – at the very least in the United kingdom, and with any luck , in other places – with a launch pencilled in for the seventh of March.

The minimal-essential announcement came in a twitter reply to an Xperia cellular phone owner, but will be wonderful news to any person which is scheduling on holding on to their Sony cellular phone for a even though nevertheless.

@FalseNugget it is established to roll out from March seventh for Xperia Z5 series, Z4 Tablet and Z3+ – we will share verified timings when its all set

— Sony Xperia GB (@sonyxperiagb) February fifteen, 2016

The update will land on the Xperia Z5 series very first, which shouldn’t particularly arrive as a surprise – at the time of writing it is even now the firm’s flagship model, and rumours propose that is not going to be switching future week at MWC.

The not-rather-so-new Xperia Tablet Z4 and Xperia Z3+ are future in line, with their updates predicted to fall about the exact same time as the Z5 series.

More mature devices will be in for a for a longer period wait, while. Sony would only validate that trim range of telephones, and it continues to be to be witnessed if something much more than a 12 months or two previous will be finding an official update.

It has been working a preview plan for the Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact in Italy, Spain and the Netherlands, while, so individuals telephones glimpse likely to get the update at some position in the close to foreseeable future.

This is a United kingdom-centric release day, so it is not distinct if a global rollout will be next fit, and it is dependent on cellular networks approving the update right before it lands on telephones.

Even so, if Sony does not have a full lot planned for Mobile Entire world Congress, this could be the finest news to arrive out of Barcelona for Sony proprietors – and the display has not even commenced nevertheless.

This report at first appeared at Things.television set

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