Sony starts rolling out Android Nougat to Xperia Z5, Z3 Plus, and Z4 Tablet, this time for real

Sony starts rolling out Android Nougat to Xperia Z5, Z3 Plus, and Z4 Tablet, this time for real

Today, owners of the Xperia Z3+, Z4 Tablet, and Z5 series have started receiving an update to Android 7.0 Nougat. This is the second time such an update gets released, since the first release was plagued by multiple bugs, prompting Sony to pull it.

The initial rollout was halted just three days after it began, due to problems with audio playback, SD card performance, and battery life. While most people expected the fix to come shortly, Sony apparently ran into some problems during its development, as almost three weeks passed between then and now. Sony even had to tweet a reassuring message to users, saying that "priority is user experience".

The update's version number is reported to be 32.3.A.0.372, and, apart from the bugfixes, should be identical to the previous one. This, unfortunately, means that the release includes neither the January security patch, nor support for the Vulkan graphics API. The update brings users multi-window support, expanded notification functionality, and Google Now support built in the Xperia Home Launcher, along with all the rest of Nougat's stock improvements. Owners of the aforementioned Xperia devices should be receiving the update shortly.

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14 Comments

1. RajRicardo

Posts: 486; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

That Z5 Premium looks DOPE AF.

3. FrankmNL

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 09, 2017

Hi RajRicardo,. Did you already got the update, I am from the Netherlands and i got tired of checking for update every 5 minutes from device and pc companion but it's not yet visible, Is there a way i get it updated or i just need to wait more until this s**t arrives to our country?,.

4. Timmerito

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 09, 2017

Hi! I'm from the Netherlands too, and also haven't recieved it yet, but i dont think that i will updat now, because i read that this update didn't fix the bugs that were reported so the update was removed.

5. FrankmNL

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 09, 2017

Hi thanks.. I just dont care about bugs i just wanna end this checking for update every few minutes while i know its not here.. I hope the update brick my z5 premium bcoz nothing good is extra in it and got sick with checking checking checking.. I wish surfacephone comes out soon so i say bye bye to sony..

6. drahcir02

Posts: 102; Member since: Mar 03, 2016

How do you prolong the battery life of your Z5P? Thanks

8. _KIRA_

Posts: 108; Member since: Dec 25, 2013

use it less

12. FrankmNL

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 09, 2017

Do you use with stemina mode or without it.. How many hours do you get from a full charge until next charge with how much batt left..??

13. FrankmNL

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 09, 2017

Do you use with stemina mode or without it.. How many hours do you get from a full charge until next charge with how much batt left..??

2. Tariq123

Posts: 186; Member since: May 15, 2016

No z3 compact??

9. _KIRA_

Posts: 108; Member since: Dec 25, 2013

I think the SD 801 has some sort of limitation

7. gdawilson

Posts: 299; Member since: Jul 21, 2014

Oh Sony. Just when I begin to think they're getting their s**t together and releasing timely updates. They make superb devices, but their mobile phones are not something I'm rushing to buy again.

10. FrankmNL

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 09, 2017

I had an iphone switched to lumia 3 years back and then again made a stopover from 950xl to z5p.. But now i am pissed with this s**t update waiting waiting and waiting.. Now i gave up due to as per nougat reviews by other z5 users that there are something missing and not an update which z5 buddies were waiting for. Using this device until surfacephone comes out..i will throu this in garbage..

11. FrankmNL

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 09, 2017

I had an iphone switched to lumia 3 years back and then again made a stopover from 950xl to z5p.. But now i am pissed with this s**t update waiting waiting and waiting.. Now i gave up due to as per nougat reviews by other z5 users that there are something missing and not an update which z5 buddies were waiting for. Using this device until surfacephone comes out..i will throu this in garbage..

14. Djz89

Posts: 441; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

But when? I am living in norway and still nothing :(, i really hopes it will help my z5 battry life, coz it sucks atm

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