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Sony officially confirmed 2016 Models to get Android Oreo update

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Today Sony officially announced that their 2016 range of Xperia Android phones will get 8.0 Oreo update in the very near future. Sony also introduced their Brand new devices, Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact at the IFA 2017 event floor. Both phones carry really inspiring high-end features to showcase and out of the box these devices will come with latest Android version Oreo 8.0 and will be made available for sale sometime soon. They also posted a list of handsets which will receive the Android Oreo upgrade on their blog.

Here’s the list of Sony handsets affirmed to get Android Oreo upgrade:

  • Xperia XZ
  • Xperia XZ Premium
  • Xperia XZs
  • Xperia X
  • Xperia X Performance
  • Xperia X Compact
  • Xperia Touch
  • Xperia XA1 Plus
  • Xperia XA1 Ultra
  • Xperia XA1

At the same time, there are no official statements on the timeline of release or any specific details on exactly what Oreo benefits Sony is likely to apply thereby making it accessible to its users. Latest reports said that Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact at the IFA which is currently operating Android 8.0 indicates a routine skin design and application loadout but that might get modified on end user versions. However, We can expect Sony to add more handsets to the list and the roll out of Oreo on devices by the end of this year.

About Android Oreo:

Google officially launched the final version of Android Oreo a few weeks back during the solar eclipse day. Android Oreo brings plenty of unique features as well as enhancements such as regulation on background application running process that will help you hoard battery life and Autofill option which is designed to memorize your authentication information of your preferred applications. Android Oreo additionally delivers flexible icons, notification dots, and channels, over 60 brand-new emojis, Picture-In-Picture system(One can use two apps at same time), integrated settings menu, Improved Google Play Shield for risk-free app environment together with a wide range of additional features.

Source Sony Mobile blog
Via Sony Mobile blog

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