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Sony begins Nougat updates for Xperia Z5 series, Z3+ and Z4 Tablet anew

Sony gives Android Nougat updates for the Xperia Z5 family, Z3+ phone and Z4 Tablet a second try after a false first start.

Sony confesses to Nougat ‘inconsistencies’ on Z5, Z3+ and Z4 Tablet, rollout will re-commence ASAP

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 makes Nougat updates for Xperia Z5 ‘series’, Z3+ and, yes, Z4 Tablet official

Sony’s Android 7.0 Nougat updating tour de force officially continues with the Xperia Z5 Compact and Z4 Tablet.
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Sony spreads Android Nougat love to Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium now

The Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium are the latest Sony phones to officially jump on the Android 7.0 Nougat bandwagon.

Sony’s Android Nougat update timetable leaks out, though it’s a little too good to be true

An optimistic “Android N update strategy” from Sony makes the rumor rounds, calling for Xperia X Performance and XZ Nougat rollouts in October.

Sony has Nougat upgrades planned for a bunch of Xperia devices, but not the Z3 or Z3 Compact

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.

Best Buy, B&H, Amazon slink Sony Xperia Z5 price down to $499

The markdown represents a $100 drop from the original price of the latest Sony phone available to the US. Similar discounts are also at B&H and Best Buy.

Ask and ye shall receive: Sony confirms Stamina mode is returning to Xperias on Marshmallow

Stamina vs Doze Mode. Similar yet different, apparently. And soon to play nice with one another on Marshmallow-running Sony Xperia phones.

Fashionistas, rejoice: Sony Xperia Z5 Premium goes pink

Can a splashy new coat of paint save the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium from oblivion? Highly unlikely, even though pink phones are growing in popularity.

Marshmallow update for Sony Xperia Z5 at a standstill in Canada due to Play Store bug

Sony has only recently begun delivering Marshmallow goodies to worldwide Xperia Z5 family users, but Play Store bugs are plaguing the updates.

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact further discounted to $400 at Best Buy and Amazon

Available off the bat for $450 instead of its $500 MSRP at Best Buy, the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact drops to an even more palatable $400 now.

Sony shows off what Android Marshmallow on Xperias is all about (video)

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.

Marshmallow reportedly rolls out to Sony Xperia Z5 family, Xperia Z3+, and Z4 Tablet globally

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.
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Sony Xperia Z5 family receives Android Marshmallow OTA in Japan

After months of painful waiting, Android 6.0 Marshmallow appears to be rolling out to the Sony Xperia Z5 trio, at least on one particular Japanese carrier.

No Xperia Z6 for you, Sony hints on Facebook, as Xperia X assumes flagship family title

It’s probably not settled yet, but Sony might replace the Xperia Z family with the recently introduced X, pulling the plug on the rumored Xperia Z6.
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What Sony needs to do if it’s about to bring us the Xperia Z6

These are the things that I believe need to happen for the Xperia Z6 or Z5+ to even have a chance against the likes of the S6/edge or G5.

Marshmallow rolls out ‘from March 7’ for Sony Xperia Z5 series, Z4 Tablet, and Z3+

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.

Sony Xperia Z5 US pricing starts coming to its senses

Just one week after sales initially began, Sony Xperia Z5 US pricing is getting the discount it may have needed from the get-go.

Japanese operator lists Marshmallow-ready Sony devices, Xperia Z2 notably absent

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.

Sony Xperia Z5 now officially available in the US, Z5 Compact already discounted

As promised, the Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact have officially gone on sale stateside sans fingerprint sensors. Thankfully, the smaller phone is $450.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow incoming for Sony Xperia Z5

For lucky users in the right market, the Sony Xperia Z5 Marshmallow roll-out is underway; will it come to your neck of the woods soon?

Sony owns up to absent Xperia Z5 fingerprint scanners for US release, offers non-explanation

Sony’s confirmed news from earlier this month about the missing Xperia Z5 US fingerprint scanner, but its explanation for why is a bit less than satisfying.

Sony to cripple Xperia Z5 for US release: bye bye, fingerprint scanner

Is poor sensor performance behind Sony’s decision to remove the Sony Xperia Z5 fingerprint scanner as the smartphone gets ready for US sales?

Sony Xperia Z5 US sales get underway in early February, alongside Xperia Z5 Compact

Sony Xperia Z5 US sales finally have a start date, with both the Z5 and Z5 Compact coming to US retailers on February 7.

Well, at least it isn’t Rose Gold: Sony Xperia Z5 out in “stunning pink”

Sony has announced a new color for the Xperia Z5: “a warm, sophisticated pink.” It’s not Rose Gold. It’s pink.