Updated on September 02, 2017: Sony confirmed update of Android Oreo for most of it's 2016 devices. Xperia XA1 Plus and Xperia Touch added to the list of Sony Devices Getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update.
Updated on September 02, 2017: Today Sony confirmed via twitter that as part of the Android 8.0 Oreo update, Sony will include 3D Creator app for Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Sony had showcased the 3D Creator app on IFA conference, this year. 3D Creator is an app which allows you to take images in 3D.
So if we get an update of Android oreo then we woukd also get the 3d creater app simultaneously or it is limited for aome phones only
— aditya sharma (@ady8274832123) August 31, 2017
For more information about the 3D Creator, Watch this complete video:
Yesterday we had shared some list of brands which will be eligible to get the latest Android 8.0 Oreo Update. Today we will list out the Sony devices Getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update.
Sony is prompt in updating their devices to the latest version of Android OS. After the launch of Android Oreo, people who are holding the premium Xperia devices are still wondering if their devices would receive the Android 8.0 Oreo update. Well, here we will sort out some of the Sony Xperia devices which would receive the Android 8.0 Oreo Update.
Google released the much-awaited version of Android i.e. Oreo 8.0. It is quite true that Google has always equipped Android all the Android versions with some of the best features. They have already started pushing the OTA update for the Supported device such as Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player and Pixel C. Well, Sony fans are still wondering if their devices will receive the latest Oreo update on their device. Here is the list of Sony devices to get Android 8.0 Oreo Update.
In case if your device is not on the below list of Sony devices to get Android 8.0 Oreo Update, then you can still update to Android 8.0 Oreo by downloading and installing LineageOS 15 on your Sony device. Here is the list of Sony Supported devices to get LineageOS 15.
List of Sony Devices Getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update
No confirmation or words officially from Sony about the Android 8.0 Oreo Sony Supported device.
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New features for Android Oreo:
- Notifications Channels – This feature provides the ability to group notifications from numerous apps into one channel. This means you can group notifications for certain apps together and make it easier for the management of notifications. This is overall a nice addition to what Google started with Android Nougat.
- Picture In A Picture – Videos will switch to smaller, minimized versions when you navigate to other apps. This feature is similar to what a YouTube video does in the YouTube mobile app when you drag it to the corner.
- Multi-Display Support – This feature would provide you with the ability to launch an activity, say, Chrome, on a remote display like your HDTV or PC display. The potential applications for this feature are endless.
- Keyboard Navigation – This feature would bring to you the ability to use keys to navigate apps.
- Background Limits – This feature will let you set a limit to what an app can do while it’s operating in the background. You can use this to conserve power and in turn get more battery life.
- New Wi-Fi Features – This new Android version would Include more Wi-Fi features like Neighborhood Aware Networking (NAN), which makes it easy for devices to connect with one another without an internet access point or internet access at all.
- Better Icons – Google has made icons in Android O to be adaptive. This means that they will take different shapes depending on the system they’re used on. This is a cool feature, isn’t it?
Also Check: Top 10 Features of Android 8.0 Oreo
FAQ. When will Sony Release Android 8.0 Oreo?
Answer: There is no official statement from Sony about the upcoming sweet of Oreo update for Sony devices yet. Sony has still not updated few of their devices to Android Nougat. We will keep you updated with more info as soon as possible.
We can expect the Sony to start updating their devices to Android 8.0 Oreo in Q1 of 2018 or Q2 of 2018.
Here is the list of Sony which will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo:
- Sony Xperia XZ Premium( G8141, G8142)
- Sony Xperia XZS( G8231, G8232)
- Sony Xperia XA1( G3121, G3123, G3125, G3116, G3123)
- Sony Xperia X Compact
- Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra( G3221, G3212, G3223, G3226)
- Sony Xperia XZ( F8331, F8332)
- Sony Xperia XA1 ( G3121, G3112, G3116, G3125, G3123)
- Sony Xperia X Performance
- Sony Xperia XA Ultra
- Sony Xperia X( F5121, F5122)
- Sony Xperia XA1 Plus
- Sony Xperia Touch
So these are the List of Sony Devices Getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update in future.