Sony Xperia XZ and XZs receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

After Xperia XZ Premium, two other Sony smartphones are getting Android 8.0 Oreo update, the standard Xperia XZ and Xperia XZs. Both were launched about a year ago and will probably receive one more major Android OS update next year if Sony wants to keep them relevant.

If you own either of the two smartphones, then you should be looking for a new software update with firmware version 41.3.A.0.401, which weighs in at around 1.2GB.

As mentioned by Sony, the update includes Reminders, very useful for unfinished work, as well as Xperia Actions, suggested settings based on your usage. Then, there's App Shortcuts, Smart text selection, and Autofill.

Aside from all the new features and improvements in the Android 8.0 Oreo, Sony also included the November security patch, so Xperia XZ and XZs should be up to date when it comes to security.

In the same piece of news, there's a high chance that the next Sony smartphone to receive Android 8.0 Oreo is the Xperia X Performance. Hopefully, that will happen by the end of the year.

source: XperiaBlog

Related phones

Xperia XZ
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2900 mAh(17.5h 3G talk time)
Xperia XZs
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2900 mAh



1. buccob

Posts: 2981; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

just installed this on my XZ and the performance increase is awesome... will report back regarding battery life.

2. MrAnonymous

Posts: 95; Member since: May 25, 2014

i wish i had got these instead of my honor 8 which people say that it will never be updated beyond nougat because the previous gen honors/huaweis all got only one major update in its lifetime

3. josephnero

Posts: 795; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Sony is the best.Camera is also improved

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