Sony Brings The Best Of Nougat 7.0 To Xperia X and X Compact; Heightened Security, Performance Rolls In With UpdateBy Pretty Abegail Pacilan, UniversityHerald Reporter
Sony mobile is joining the race of giving its consumers the best when it comes to its phones as it recently rolled out the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update for Xperia X, Xperia X Dual, and Xperia X Compact handsets. As of press time, the update is live across regions such Australia, Latin America, Middle East, Russia, Turkey, Thailand and Vietnam.
With the new update it now moves the build number to version 34.2.A.0.266. It can be noted that Sony is making Nougat available to other phones too, like Xperia XZ, XA Ultra, XA, X Performance, X, Z5, Z Compact, Z5 Premium, Z4 Tablet, and Z3+; however, availability timings will vary depending on the model and region. Sony phone owners are urge to visit the Sony's Support page in its official website should they want to find out more about their device.
The Android Soul noted that with the update users will expect tons of new features, heightened performance and security improvements along with the update. It will also give a more refined notifications shade, direct reply feature, a redesigned Settings app and quick toggles.
Sony boasts the solid improvements on the inside too being rolled in with the update like the new Vulkan UI that makes games look greater than ever, as well as the seamless update that makes the update process easier by downloading the full update in background.
A new Doze mode for battery life is also in the way becoming it more intelligent on the move, saving charge whenever the smartphone is tucked away in the pocket or bag. Sony reported that the Stamina mode already has three power saving levels to choose from, automatically adjusting the settings to keep the user going.
Benefits of the latest Android operating system will also bring other features like multi-window support, meaning a user could now run two apps simultaneously in a new split-screen view, which is ideal for keeping vital information close by. Xperia Blog advised users that before downloading Android Nougat Xperia firmware files, an updated Flashtool version 0.9.23.0 is needed as it now allows the ability to flash Nougat firmware files to Xperia devices.
It sure is another update that would surely keep Sony smartphone users in hype before this year ends. The features the Nougat operating system it offers are just way too cool be taken for granted.