- Sony Xperia: The Nougat Update Arrives
Sony took the bull by the horn some weeks ago after the smartphone company decided to begin official rollout of its Android 7.0 Nougat update to smartphones.
The update rollout was however halted midway by the smartphone company with no reason as regards the reason behind the development.
Several users of the Sony brand of smartphones were left in the dark as regards the future of te smartphone’s OS following the halt in the rollout. Sony has however resumed update for a handful of the Xperia series smartphones.
The smartphone company seems to have worked out all possible issues which resulted in the earlier suspension of the rollout as device lines including the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z3 Plus, Xperia Z4 Tablet has begun receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update.
The resumption of update rollout comes on the heels of the possible production leak of the Sony Xperia XZ successor which was spotted online in a recent leak.
The Sony Xperia XZ which came into the market in 2016 a very crucial time stole its fair share of the market’s attention due to its impressive specs built for performance and style.
Sony on the Xperia XZ went for a different design as it employed a new type of metal casing called ALKALEIDO for the design and under the hood of the 5.2-inch device packed a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC along with 3GB of RAM for a performance boost. Along with this is the 32 GB of internal storage memory with support for microSD card function which allows further expansion to up to 256GB. The 2,900 mAh powered Xperia XZ packs a Triple Image sensing IMX300 13MP camera and a matching 133MP front-facing camera for the selfie while boasting of other features including the Quick Charge 3.0 and an IP68 water-resistant build.
The successor which was spotted in a recent leak, however, did not give too much information off as to what to anticipate from the smartphone company, but one thing is sure that Sony will build on the capacity of the 4K video shooting Xperia XZ in its successor.
The leaks, however, hinted that the successor to the Xperia XZ might come packing 4GB of RAM along with the fingerprint sensor mounted on the side region.