While it is sadly true that Nougat updates for the Xperia Z5, Z3+ and Z4 Tablet are halted, Sony vows to crush all bugs and restart the rollout "ASAP."
Sony's Android 7.0 Nougat updating tour de force officially continues with the Xperia Z5 Compact and Z4 Tablet.
As unbelievable as it may sound, the official Android 7.0 Nougat rollout has also reportedly started for Sony's Xperia Z3 Plus.
An optimistic "Android N update strategy" from Sony makes the rumor rounds, calling for Xperia X Performance and XZ Nougat rollouts in October.
It may not have been Sony's decision to drop software support for the Xperia Z3, as all Snapdragon 800 and 801 phones could miss out on Nougat.
While it's nice to see Sony already confirming Nougat for the Xperia Z3+, Z5, X, X Performance and a few others, a Z3 snub would be inexcusable.
Sony's recently paused Xperia Beta Program is back on, with pre-release Android 7.0 Nougat builds soon to be available for the Xperia X Performance.
As previously suggested, the Sony Xperia Beta Program has run its course for now, though you shouldn't rule out its Nougat-flavored return in the fall.
It's a feature that's been introduced into a beta version of the latest Marshmallow AOSP. And it'll help the battery not destroy itself quickly.
Hankering to try out Google's latest Android upgrade? Sony Android N Developer Preview support arrives for the Xperia Z3.
Sony's roster of Android Marshmallow-updated devices keeps growing, with the Xperia Z2 Tablet and more Z2 and Z3 phones renewed software-wise.
Stamina vs Doze Mode. Similar yet different, apparently. And soon to play nice with one another on Marshmallow-running Sony Xperia phones.
Although Marshmallow is officially rolling out to the Z2, Z3 and Z3 Compact, the experimental Sony Xperia Beta Program isn't done yet.
Hot on the heels of the Z5 family, Z3+ and Z4 Tablet, the Sony Xperia Z2, Z3 and Z3 Compact are themselves updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
250 bucks can hook a bargain-hunting Android enthusiast with a 3GB RAM-packing, water-resistant Sony Xperia Z3 right now on B&H.
If you're curious about a few of Sony's proprietary Android Marshmallow tweaks, this 60-second video previews what's coming for Xperia users.
While Sony continues to keep mum on the matter of software updates, the Xperia Z5 series, Z3+ phone, and Z4 Tablet are quietly promoted to Marshmallow.
Not even a single Sony device can be updated over-the-air to fully polished Marshmallow yet, but that's set to change in early March.
Got an Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, or Xperia Z2? Find out if you're eligible to sign up for the Sony Xperia Beta Program for early Android 6.0 access.
NTT DoCoMo appears to suggest the Sony Xperia Z2, Z2 Tablet and C4, among others, won't get updated to Marshmallow, at least in Japan.
Users testing an early Sony Android Marshmallow release for the Xperia Z3 make their voices heard, and they've got no interest in Sony pulling the plug.
Although Sony refuses to talk timelines, Android 6.0 Marshmallow updates are likely coming in January for the Xperia Z5, Z5 Premium, and Z4.
The select group of Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact users already signed up to Sony's experimental Marshmallow Concept project are up for extended support.