Sony Xperia 5 owners can check for the update through the software updates section in devices Settings. The latest firmware can be identified via build version 58.1.A.1.208 and weighs around 1GB. It is worth mentioning that this update is currently rolling out in China and will soon be available in other regions in the coming days.
The Android 11 update brings several new features, improvements, optimizations, and much more for enhanced user experience. Talking about the new features, it adds chat bubbles, notification history, one-time permission, better privacy controls, permission auto-reset, and more.
Back in December 2020, Sony published the Android 11 update rollout plan for its different eligible smartphones. Later on, Sony Xperia 1, Xperia 1 II, and Xperia 5/5 II have started getting this major firmware upgrade via OTA.