The "ancient" Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact are officially brought up to date from a software standpoint ahead of many new flagship Android phones from other OEMs.
Android 8.0 Oreo will soon roll out to a bunch of Sony Xperia devices, including the X, X Performance, X Compact, XZ, XA1 and XA1 Ultra.
The Finnish company is about to start selling its software to developers, but it's still a huge do-it-yourself (and buy-it-yourself) hassle.
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Some Jolla Tablet backers who never got their hardware may receive a finished version of Sailfish OS if they opt to buy an Xperia X.
Sony's "premium standard" smartphone line is apparently dead and buried, X Compact included, with two more high-enders instead in the works.
The Snapdragon 820-powered Sony Xperia X Performance is today cheaper than ever before, at $300 unlocked, with a catch or two.
No Compact, Performance, Premium or Z branding, and very few bells and whistles. But the "standard" Sony Xperia X is still a pretty great deal at $250.
Believe it or not, last year's Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance are receiving Android 7.1.1 goodies before this year's Samsung Galaxy S8 or LG G6.
Back in the day priced as high as $650, the unlocked Snapdragon 820-powered Sony Xperia X Performance costs $367 now in limited quantities.
With the Xperia XZ Premium still a ways off and wildly expensive, you might be inclined to give the lower-end Sony Xperia XA1 or Xperia X a chance.
As expected, Sony is officially headed for Barcelona to showcase a couple of new Xperia phones at MWC 2017 on February 27.
The 2017 edition of the phablet-sized mid-range Sony Xperia XA Ultra will likely pack 4GB RAM in addition to a Helio P20 processor.
It boasted, promised and now has delivered.
Sony Xperia X owners enrolled in the Experimental track of the Xperia X Concept program are now receiving an update for Android 7.1.1 Nougat Maintenance Release 1.
One member of the software team behind it had communicated to Xperia Blog last month, expressing desire to be the first OEM to send out the software version that was then exclusive to Google Nexus and Pixel devices.
Build 38.3.A.0.41 also includes a new restart option in the power button menu, camera performance tweaks and PlayStation 4 Remote Play among a few [...]
Android 7.0 Nougat is already officially making its way to Sony's third and fourth smartphones, namely the Xperia X and X Compact.
We have no reason to believe that Sony won't get the Android Nougat update to its phones soon. It seems that progress in software comes fast.
B&H Photo Video has another treat in store for US bargain hunters, selling the unlocked 6-inch Sony Xperia XA Ultra at a crazy low $230.
Just a couple of days after officially rolling out over-the-air to the X Performance, Android 7.0 Nougat is now hitting the Sony Xperia XZ.
Need a respectable alternative for the Samsung Galaxy S7 or iPhone 7? The Sony Xperia XZ is cheaper than ever on Amazon now, at $582 and up.
It's hard to imagine the GSM unlocked Sony Xperia XA will be marked down lower than the $170 currently charged by B&H anytime soon.
It's taken a little longer than expected, but select Sony Xperia X Performance users can now try out a pre-release Android Nougat build.
Amazon and Best Buy have the diminutive but powerful Sony Xperia X Compact on sale for $400, technically down from a $500 MSRP.
Amazon has solid discounts in store for Sony Xperia X, XA and X Performance buyers today only, ranging from $80 to around $150.