Sony Xperia Z5 series, Z3+, and Z4 Tablet are all being updated to Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Sony this week is rolling out an Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for several of its slightly older devices: Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Z4 Tablet, and Xperia Z3+

The update includes Google's June security patch (as you can see in the screenshot on the left), and comes almost five months after these smartphones (and the tablet) received Nougat 7.0 updates - previously, they ran Android 6 Marshmallow.

Sony has yet to formally announce this Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, but we're guessing that all owners of the Xperia models mentioned will get the new software version in the near future.

Right now, it's not clear if the Sony devices listed here will receive any other major software updates. However, we certainly hope that at least the Xperia Z5 series of smartphones will get Android O at some point. 

As for the Xperia Z4 Tablet and Xperia Z3+, these are already over 2 years old, so there's a high chance they'll remain on Android 7.1.1. Nougat... forever and ever.

via: Xperia Blog



1. Feanor

Posts: 1341; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Sony is on a roll. Looks like it's the fastest Android partner for updates. How different things were just a couple of years back...

2. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

I know, right? They have done pretty well on Android OS optimization(maybe?), provides monthly security updates and Android updates recently. Xperia XZ/X Performance received Nougat updates since November last year, so let's see when will these both devices received Android O updates.

3. gigicoaste

Posts: 440; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

it's really nice to see how Sony is updating also their tablet even though is enough old.

4. iczer

Posts: 154; Member since: Oct 14, 2015

Wow what a great support! Sony has to be the fastest brand to update theirs phones.

5. haydenb

Posts: 125; Member since: Nov 24, 2011

Gotta hand it to Sony for continually supporting devices that are a couple years old like the Z4 Tablet. Also they seem to be relatively quick on getting updates out. It might be because Sony for the most part sticks with Stock android aside from a few more customization options and some of their own Apps

6. xtplnet

Posts: 61; Member since: Mar 03, 2012

Thanks Sony for updating my Sony Xperia Z3+ !!

7. carlo9094

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 28, 2017

Just asking why Xperia Z-1 is not included in the updating of OS to Nougat or even Marshmallow ?

8. zenun12

Posts: 205; Member since: Oct 31, 2016

Xperia Z1 was released in 2013 and was released with the S800. Every 2013 S800 phone were all updated only until Android Lollipop. S801 and S805 were updated till Marshmallow, and I think the S810 and S808 would be updated till Nougat only.

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