In September, Sony shared its rollout plans for Android 7.0 Nougat update, adding the update will be coming first to its smartphones Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ. In line with its earlier announcement, the company has now reportedly started rolling out the Nougat update to Xperia X Performance and Xperia X Performance Dual smartphones.
The firmware build number 39.2.A.0.327 has already started rolling out to the Xperia X Performance (F8131) and X Performance Dual (F8132), as per a report by Xperia Blog. Apart from the interface changes, the Sony Xperia X Performance Android 7.0 Nougat update brings features such as multi-window, direct replies, quick settings, extended battery life, and multi-locale support for the smartphones.
Sony Xperia X Performance has a 5-inch display with full HD (1080×1920 pixel) resolution, Snapdragon 820 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage up to 256GB microSD support, 23-megapixel rear camera, 13-megapixel front camera, fingerprint sensor, and 2700mAh battery. The Sony Xperia X Performance Dual smartphones comes with the same specifications, but packs 64GB of built-in storage.
As per company’s announcement, smartphones in the Xperia Z5 series, Xperia Z3+, and Xperia Z4 Tablet will be getting the update around December. The last batch of smartphones to receive the update will be Xperia XA and Xperia XA Ultra, which are slated to get Android 7.0 Nougat in early 2017.
Interestingly, Sony Xperia E5, which was launched in May this year, will not be getting the update. Further, the Sony Xperia Z4 and Xperia Z4v, released in the second quarter of 2015, have been left out of Nougat roadmap by the company as well.