Android

The Journey of an Android Software Rollout

Besides new smartphone announcements, the most-read articles here on our blog are those that include info on all things Android. We’re Xperia users ourselves (obviously) and know how exciting it is to have a shiny new version of Android breathe new life into your device. Whilst we’ve made positive strides over the past couple of …

Xperia and Android™ 8.0 Oreo

Just as you’ve likely seen Google unveil Android™ 8.0 Oreo*, here at Sony we’ve seen lots of questions on our upgrade roadmap and plans – so, here goes… We will make Android 8.0, Oreo available for: Xperia X, Xperia X Performance, Xperia XZ, Xperia X Compact, Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZs, Xperia XA1, Xperia XA1 …

Duo – Android App of the Month

This month, taking the world by storm is Google’s brand new video calling app ‘Duo’. Sitting alongside ‘Hangouts’ and ‘Allo’ and rivalling the established likes of ‘Skype’, ‘Facetime’ and Facebook’s ‘Messenger’ app -Duo has already dominated the headlines, with users rushing to discuss its streamlined user interface.  After reading glowing reviews in the top Android …

Sony Xperia and Android 7.0, Nougat [Update]

As you’ve probably seen Google unveil Android version 7.0, Nougat we’ve seen lots of questions on our upgrade roadmap and plans – so, here goes… We will make 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, Xperia X Performance – …

Top 6 Android games for the summer season

Summer is finally here and many of you will undoubtedly be heading out for a long summer road trip, a holiday in the sun or maybe you’re planning a relaxing staycation. If you’re travelling long hours then what better time to get out your smartphone and pass the time on some of the best Android …