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Sony Announces Xperia Devices That Will be Updated to Android 7.0 Nougat

Sony Announces Xperia Devices That Will be Updated to Android 7.0 Nougat

With Android 7.0 Nougat now officially rolling out to Nexus devices, manufacturers like Sony can start to plan ahead for which devices will be getting updated to the newest software.

Sony Lists Xperia Devices That Will Get the Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Sony Lists Xperia Devices That Will Get the Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Sony today provided a list of devices that it plans on updating to Android 7.0 Nougat. The announcement comes from the company just a day after Google released the final version of the OS for its Nexus devices.

Sony Xperia X review

Sony Xperia X review

The cracks are starting to show in the smartphone world, I believe. Under incredible pressure from Chinese manufacturers like Huawei/Honor, Meizu and Xiaomi, the old guard are having to change tack and try something different just to survive. So we had LG and its ill-fated detachable bottom module, and now Sony has abandoned its ‘three sizes’ strategy in favour of the same size but having three levels of specification, with the Xperia X the first to be available. Hmm…. While I applaud the choice of specs, I do think this ‘one (physical) size fits all’ strategy is potentially more confusing in the long run.

Sony Xperia E5 Now Official with a 5-Inch Display, 13MP Camera

Sony Xperia E5 Now Official with a 5-Inch Display, 13MP Camera

Earlier today, Sony announced that its X series of devices would be landing in the United States. And now there’s a new E series handset on the horizon, too.

The Top 10 Android Smartphones (June 2016)

The Top 10 Android Smartphones (June 2016)

With thousands (literally, if you include storage, finish and market variants) of smartphones running Android right now, picking a top 10 was never going to be easy. But we sorted through and went ahead anyway. By the way, absent from the top 10 are any of the multitude of Chinese designs (including Xiaomi) flooding the East and sub-continent – most simply never appear in Europe and the West in any quantity – and I don’t apologise for only picking smartphones here that I can personally vouch for in one way or another.

Sony Highlights Xperia X’s SteadyShot Technology in New Video

Sony Highlights Xperia X’s SteadyShot Technology in New Video

In an age where Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) is being used by most OEM’s to improve image quality of the camera in their devices, Sony has gone in a whole different direction — digital image stabilisation. For the upcoming Xperia X and Xperia X Performance, Sony has decided to ditch OIS in favour of SteadyShot — a technology that is based on digital stabilisation as opposed to physical.

Sony Xperia XA Ultra Now Official with 6-Inch Display, 16MP Front-Facing Camera, and More

Sony Xperia XA Ultra Now Official with 6-Inch Display, 16MP Front-Facing Camera, and More

While rumor has it that Sony is killing off its C and M series devices, the X series continues to strive with a brand new handset.

Sony Reportedly Killing Off C and M Series Devices

Sony Reportedly Killing Off C and M Series Devices

In the early part of the year, Sony officially announced a new series of handsets under the X-brand, including the X Performance at the top of the pyramid.

Sony Releases Android N Developer Preview for Xperia Z3

Sony Releases Android N Developer Preview for Xperia Z3

Sony today released the first build of Android N Developer Preview for the Xperia Z3. This is the first time that an Android OEM has also taken part in the Developer Preview program from Google and released a build for one of its devices.

Leaked Images Showcase Sony Xperia Device with Front-Facing Flash and 6-Inch Display

Leaked Images Showcase Sony Xperia Device with Front-Facing Flash and 6-Inch Display

Sony unveiled the X Series of devices with Android on board back in February, but now it looks like there’s a new C Series handset on the way.