Sony Xperia Pro-I, 1, 5 IV and III: Android 13 is in rollout

recensione sony xperia 5 iv: unico ma non per tutti
recensione sony xperia 5 iv: unico ma non per tutti

It comes in big strides Android 13 on Sony Xperia range. In the past few hours, a portal that monitors firmware updates arriving on the Japanese company’s smartphones has reported the versions in distribution, and through Reddit it turns out that they contain the expected update to the most recent version of the green robot.

So whoever owns a Sony Xperia 1 IV, Xperia 5 IV, Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III or Xperia Pro-I he can raise his guard, there is Android 13 coming soon. We don’t know anything about the news that Sony may have added to Google’s, except that the firmware comes with the security patches latest android, those of December 2022. Likely the company’s latest firmware, like the previous ones, is a light customization of Android, with just a few more functions or precautions than those of Google.

sony xperia 1 iv pic sony xperia 5 iv pic sony xperia pro i pic
Sony Xperia 1 IV 71 x 165 x 8.2 mm
6.5 inches – 3840x1644px
Sony Xperia 5 IV 67 x 156.1 x 8.2 mm
6.1 inches – 2520x1080px
Sony Xperia Pro-I 72 x 166 x 8.9 mm
6.5 inches – 3840x1644px


The rollouts it is underway, but it seems to be progressing slowly, so if the pace remains this it is likely that several days will pass before it covers the entire audience of smartphones sold worldwide. Sony hasn’t been among the fastest to ship Android 13, but it’s commendable that we started immediately with a large number of models involved. In short, if you own one of the smartphones listed above and are curious to find out what’s new, it is advisable to check the settings section dedicated to updates from time to time.


  • Sony Xperia 5 IV is available online from eBay at 833 euros.
  • Sony Xperia 1 IV is available online from eBay at 899 euros.
  • Sony Xperia Pro-I is available online from eBay at 1.068 euros.
  • Sony Xperia 5 III is available online from eBay at 699 euros.
  • Sony Xperia 1 III is available online from eBay at 790 euros.

(updated December 13, 2022, 3.40pm)