Sony has started rolling out the update to Android 8.0 Oreo to Sony Xperia X and X Compact both launched in 2016.
Sony is currently rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo to the Sony Xperia X and Sony Xperia X Compact. The build number of the devices with this update jumps from 34.3.A.0.252 to 34.4.A.0.364. It is unfortunately not known yet which markets are the first getting the update. We have already asked Sony and will update the article as soon as there is more information.
Both devices were launched in February and September of 2016 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and were upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat in December of 2016. Now Sony is rolling out the second major version update, which upgrades the devices to Android 8.0 Oreo.
Sony Xperia X and Sony Xperia X Compact
The Sony Xperia X was announced at the 2016 MWC (Mobile World Congress). The Xperia X has a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The device is powered by the Snapdragon 650 chipset, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The camera on the back is a 23-megapixel.
The Sony Xperia X Compact is the ‘little brother’ in the Xperia X-line, is presented at the IFA in 2016. This compact 4.6-inch device features the Snapdragon 650 together with 3GB RAM. You shoot photos with the 23-megapixel camera that has updated focus technology on board. The device also has a USB C port and a 2700mAh battery, but also GPS, WiFi, NFC and LTE possibilities. The memory of 32GB can be expanded with a memory card. This device is on sale from €289.
As indicated, it is not yet known which regions Sony is currently providing an Oreo update. As soon as we know more about this, we will update this article. Do you have a Xperia X or X Compact and the update already inside? Share with us your screenshots in the comments below. Then we add it to this article.