Sony Xperia XZ, X Performance receive new update, here's what's new


A new OTA update is rolling out to the Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance. After installation, the patch should bump the software version of the two models to 41.2.A.7.65, as they both feature the same Snapdragon 820 chipset.


The new firmware brings the September batch of fixes for security vulnerabilities found on the Android platform. We have to commend Sony for pushing out the update in a timely manner, as currently only Nexus, Pixel, and some Nokia devices have it installed.   

The update is available OTA, but only to a few select regions. A wider release is expected to come in the next few days. As always, make sure that your phone is sufficiently charged and connected to a Wi-Fi network before proceeding with the patch.

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3 Comments

1. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Keeping a fewer catalogue of devices really helps in maintaining quality delivery of software services. Kudos to these OEMs.

2. erdilmeet unregistered

Amazing work by Sony these days though the old Z series seems least priority although the support Sony gave to SD810 line up phones still counts good!

3. haydenb

Posts: 133; Member since: Nov 24, 2011

Really gotta commend Sony for pushing out updates in a timely manner. But also updating some of their older phones as well. Seeing that there not bound by carrier restrictions, and the software is for the most part stock android also helps to

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