Sony Xperia XZ Premium users start receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

Sony Xperia XZ Premium users start receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

Sony Xperia XZ Premium users start receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

The smartphone runs on latest Android 7.0 Nougat and is juiced up by a 3230mAh battery with Smart Stamina mode and Qnovo adaptive charging. The Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact were the first phones to be announced with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, and shortly after their unveiling, Sony released a fairly extensive list of all the devices it would be updating to Oreo down the road. To recall, the app made its debut with the Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact. For further updates stay tuned to us.

In any case, Sony Xperia XZ Premium (review) users in the above-mentioned regions will be able to experience Oreo and its features hands on. The feature allows the user to scan their face, food or any object, and offers a 3D avatar of it in less than 60 seconds. Predictive Capture begins buffering images when it detects that the subject is smiling, so even if you're not quick with the shutter button, the four shots that Predictive Capture takes should ensure that you snap a smile nonetheless.

What does Android update bring to the Xperia XZ Premium?

Recognises, tracks and captures sequences of moving objects in sharp focus for blur-free action shots.

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Other new features include Autofocus Burst and revamped app shortcuts that let you access an actions menu by pressing and holding on the icon. "Tuning improvements to the front-facing stereo speakers, and Qualcomm aptX HD audio support for high-quality sounds when using wireless headphones", the company notes.

If users have not received the notification then they can always go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and check manually for the update.

Oreo is introducing a number of changes to the Xperia XZ Premium. Some users have already received this update while some are still waiting for it.

When Google announced the latest version of its mobile operating system, Oreo, back in August during the day of the solar eclipse, many smartphone manufacturers promised to roll out the update to their devices.

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