As promised, the Japanese handset maker Sony has started rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for its Xperia M5 and Xperia M5 Dual. This update build will be 30.1.A.1.33 for single SIM and 30.1.B.1.33. For dual SIM mobile phones.
According to the report, this update brings better memory management, improvements over volume control, clicking pictures using Sony smartwatch 3. This update comes in the size of 596.4MB. Users can check the OTA update by heading on to Settings -> About Phone -> Software updates.
If not, users can manually update the smartphones via Sony PC Companion tool. Moving on to the features of Android 5.1, the quick settings panel has been polished up a bit in Android 5.1.
Also, Android 5.1 also introduces dual SIM support as a built-in Android feature. Android 5.1 brings some much-needed clarity to Lollipop's somewhat confusing screen pinning feature, which was designed to make it easier to lock kids or guest users into a particular app.
Device Protection in Android 5.1 will help to secure your device even if it's lost or stolen. With this feature enabled, a thief won't be able to use your device, even after factory resetting it without having your Google account login details.
Coming to the specifications, the Xperia M5/M5 Dual comes packed with a 5-inch display, MediaTek Helio X10 SoC, 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM with an expandable option, 21.5MP rear camera, 13MP front camera, 4G LTE, 2600mAh battery.