Sony has recently initiated the rollout of the highly-anticipated Android 14 update for its Xperia 1 V smartphone. This latest firmware update introduces two notable features that are sure to enhance the user experience.
The first highlight of this update is the enhanced Bokeh mode, which is essentially Sony’s take on the Portrait mode. It’s worth mentioning that the Bokeh mode was particularly impressive on the Xperia 5 V, and now, Xperia 1 V users can also benefit from its enhanced capabilities. This feature allows users to capture stunning portrait shots with a beautiful background blur effect, delivering professional-looking results.
The second exciting addition is the Video Creator app, a powerful tool designed to simplify video creation and editing. While this app has been previously made available for Xperia 1 V users as a downloadable app, its integration into the Android 14 update makes it even more accessible. With Video Creator, users can effortlessly create videos, complete with music, by selecting the desired clips, and the app takes care of the rest. It’s somewhat akin to Google Photos’ Highlight video feature, offering automation for quick results. However, Sony’s Video Creator app also offers a range of advanced controls and tools for power users who want to take their video editing to the next level.
The Android 14 update is being gradually distributed, so it may take a few days for all Xperia 1 V users to receive it. Unfortunately, there’s no official word on when the Xperia 5 V will receive this firmware update, but it’s a promising sign for those users as well.
With these new features, Sony continues to prioritize user satisfaction by delivering exciting enhancements and tools for Xperia smartphone owners. As the Android 14 update becomes available to Sony Xperia 1 V users worldwide, it is sure to elevate the photography and video creation capabilities of this already impressive device.