Sony Starts Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout for Xperia XZ & Xperia X Performance


Starting this month, Sony starts the Android 7.0 Nougat rollout for the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Performance smartphones. Some of the new features that Android include:

  • Multi-window support – multitasking made easy; run two apps simultaneously and double tap to switch between each
  • Longer battery life – do more for longer, with improved battery life powered by Google & Sony Xperia
  • Messaging – more ways to tell your story with our latest Messaging app, enabling you to share videos and audio with a few taps
  • Manual camera settings control – all-new manual focus and shutter speed controls, now available for Xperia X Performance
  • Home screen – a smarter and more personal Xperia home screen, with Google Now integration

The software rollouts are a phased process, so make sure you keep checking your local operator and watch for the notification.

Sony said, it will also make the Android 7.0, Nougat available for: Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra and Xperia X Compact. It continues, the timing and availability will vary by region and/or operator – most models supported but some operator/market exceptions will apply.