[How to] Install Official CM 13 (Android 6.0.1) on Sony Xperia SP

Sony Xperia SP is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon processor with a 1.7 GHz clock speed per core. The Xperia SP uses a 4.6″ screen with a 720p resolution. Sony has implemented the Mobile Bravia Engine 2 into the phone, which helps to create the “Reality Display” that Sony has used in advertisements for the SP. The Sony Xperia SP has an 8 MP rear camera that is capable of recording 1080p. The camera is also capable of a digital zoom up to 16x.

CyanogenMod team have finally come up with the official CM 13 nightly for Sony Xperia SP. It has been long overdue but you cant blame them as Sony makes it extremely difficult to create custom ROMs for their devices. If you want to install CM 13 on Xperia SP, follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install CM 13 (Android 6.0) on Sony Xperia SP

Sony Xperia SP is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon processor with a 1.7 GHz clock speed per core. The Xperia SP uses a 4.6″ screen with a 720p resolution. Sony has implemented the Mobile Bravia Engine 2 into the phone, which helps to create the “Reality Display” that Sony has used in advertisements for the SP. The Sony Xperia SP has an 8 MP rear camera that is capable of recording 1080p. The camera is also capable of a digital zoom up to 16x.

Xperia SP is not a flagship device so Sony does not support it for official software updates. Needless to say, it wont be getting Android 6.0. However there are custom ROMs using which you can update Xperia SP to Android 6.0. CM 13 ROM can be installed on this device. It is a fully functional ROM but it has some minor bugs. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install Official CM 12.1 (Android 5.1.1) on Sony Xperia SP

Sony Xperia SP is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon processor with a 1.7 GHz clock speed per core. The Xperia SP uses a 4.6″ screen with a 720p resolution. Sony has implemented the Mobile Bravia Engine 2 into the phone, which helps to create the “Reality Display” that Sony has used in advertisements for the SP. The Sony Xperia SP has an 8 MP rear camera that is capable of recording 1080p. The camera is also capable of a digital zoom up to 16x.

CyanogenMod team have released the official CM 12.1 nightly for a glut of Sony devices. Xperia SP is among them. Sony Xperia SP wont be receiving official Android 5.1.1 update. So you can update it to Android 5.1.1 using the CM 12.1 custom ROM. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install CM 12 (Android 5.0) on Sony Xperia SP

Sony Xperia SP is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon processor with a 1.7 GHz clock speed per core. The Xperia SP uses a 4.6″ screen with a 720p resolution. Sony has implemented the Mobile Bravia Engine 2 into the phone, which helps to create the “Reality Display” that Sony has used in advertisements for the SP. The Sony Xperia SP has an 8 MP rear camera that is capable of recording 1080p. The camera is also capable of a digital zoom up to 16x.

An unofficial CM 12 ROM has been ported to the Xperia SP by the CyanogenMod developers. Most features of the Android 5.0 are working however some features are still having bugs. You can try installing it on your device. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install CM 11 (Android 4.4.4) on Sony Xperia SP

The Xperia SP was launched in 2013 with a 4.6″ screen and 720p resolution. It is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon processor with a 1.7 GHz clock speed per core. Sony has implemented the Mobile Bravia Engine 2 into the phone, which helps to create the “Reality Display” that Sony has used in advertisements for the SP. The Sony Xperia SP has an 8 MP rear camera that is capable of recording 1080p.

Xperia SP, not being a flagship device, will not receive the official KitKat update. But there are tons of developers building custom ROMs and the most popular CM developers have created a CM 11 ROM for this device. It brings the KitKat experience with all the features of the CyanogenMod ROM. Follow the steps given below to install it on Xperia SP.

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[MOD] Install Sense 4.0 style Taskswitcher on Sony Xperia SP

The Sony Xperia SP was released in April 2013. It is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon processor with a 1.7 GHz clock speed per core. The Xperia SP uses a 4.6″ screen with a 720p resolution. The Sony Xperia SP has an 8 MP rear camera that is capable of recording 1080p. The camera is also capable of a digital zoom up to 16x.

A special mod is available for this device which will let you use the Sense 4.0 style taskswitcher on your device. This is especially useful if you are bored of the same UI and need a welcome change. XDA member kuriboo has come up with this mod which brings about a much better looking UI for the Xperia SP. Follow the instructions given below to install it on your device.

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