Sony promises fix for Xperia X Performance's accelerometer issues


What could be more annoying than having to pay a small fortune for a smartphone that stops working when you need it most? Many consumers who have bought the Xperia X Performance noticed that sometimes, more often than not, their phone's accelerometer stops working.

Even though they have complained on the Japanese company's support forums, their pleas have not been heard until recently. Apparently, Sony has been able to replicate the issue and promised to provide users with a software fix very soon.

Unfortunately, the handset maker did not confirm any release dates for the upcoming fix, so your guess is as good as ours. Until the software fix hits Xperia X Performance smartphones, there's one workaround you can use to try and re-enable the phone's accelerometer.

According to Sony, if the accelerometer stops responding, you should try to restart your Xperia X Performance and hope that will fix the issue, at least temporarily.



Here is hoping that Sony will deliver the promised software fix for Xperia X Performance sooner rather than later. We'll update the news once the update is released, so stay tuned.

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Xperia X Performance
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2700 mAh(15.67h 3G talk time)

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1 Comment

1. buccob

Posts: 2980; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

My old Acro S had this issue and a reboot was a temporary issue... Eventually the accelerometer died entirely, I think that is one of the components they skimp on

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