Sony rolls out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for Xperia X

Sony rolls out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for Xperia X

Android Nougat is finally here and with it comes tons of new features. Android Nougat may not come with an overhaul UI as we saw in Android Lollipop, but it offers a lot of major improvements and refinements over its predecessor, Marshmallow ranging from quicker multi-tasking to multi-window support. Android Nougat now hits limited Nexus devices and Pixel smartphones. However, chances that Sony will become the first third-party manufacturer to bring over the air Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to its devices.


Sony’s Concept Team has just released Android 7.1.1 Nougat to owners of Xperia X smartphone who have signed on to get updates on the Experiment track. The new Android Nougat update include new security updates Google first released in its December 2016 update. Besides, the update also comes with some new features including a new restart option and faster cameras start-up time. Noticeably, Sony has added support for Remote Play for the Play Station 4 console. This means that you now can play your PS 4 games directly on your smartphone.

Sony has been struggling to sell its smartphones in the market. Last year, the Japanese smartphone maker unveiled its new Xperia X series of smartphones that replace the former Sony Xperia Z series in an attempt to reclaim its ground it has lost to Apple and Samsung. Sony Xperia X includes a 5 inch Full HD display. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 64-bit 1.8 GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 along with 3GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage. Sony Xperia X also includes a 23MP rear camera with Sony Exmor RS image sensor and phase detection autofocus. Besides, there is a 13MP front-facing camera with a 1/3″ EXMOR RS for mobile sensor.

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update will be available over the air. If you are now using Xperia X smartphone, make sure that you check out the new update.

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