List of Sony Smartphones expected to get the Android Oreo update

Wondering whether your Sony device will get the latest Android Oreo update? Sony has released the official list of devices that will get the latest Android update. So without any further ado, let’s study in detail about it.

Google recently released the latest version of Android, i.e., the Android Oreo 8.0.0 and the update is now rolling to some flagship smartphones of various smartphone companies. Sony is also not behind in this aspect, as the company has released the Android Oreo 8.0 update for Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone. Also, company’s latest flagship smartphones, the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 compact come with Android Oreo out of the box.

Now, whenever a major Android release occurs the most common question surrounding the update is whether my Android smartphone will get the update or not and to solve this confusion we have compiled the list of Sony devices which will get the Oreo upgrade.

Sony has done an excellent Job when it comes to software updates, the Nougat update took just three months to arrive on some of their flagships, and the Android Oreo will likely follow the same schedule. The Sony XZ Premium has already received the update XZs will probably get the update soon enough.

Before we move on the devices, here are some of the highlights of the Android Oreo.

  • Project Treble (Faster and less battery hungry)
  • New and improved emoji
  • Picture-in-Picture mode
  • Doze Mode
  • Improved quick settings
  • Improved notifications
  • Several new under the hood changes

Now coming to the Android Oreo update for Sony Xperia devices, we will first mention the devices which will be eligible for update according to their series, and they will be collectively referred to in the form of a list.

LIST OF SONY DEVICES TO GET ANDROID 8.0 OREO UPDATE

Xperia X devices

list of Sony Xperia X devices that will get the Android O update.

Image Shows Xperia X Performance

Xperia X devices are currently the most premium Sony devices out in the market, and it’s quite evident that these devices will be the first one to get the update.

Here is the list of Sony Xperia X devices that will get the Android Oreo update.

  • Sony Xperia XZ Premium( G8141, G8142)
  • Sony Xperia XZS( G8231, G8232)
  • Sony Xperia XA1( G3121, G3123, G3125, G3116, G3123)
  • Sony Xperia X Compact
  • Sony Xperia XZ( F8331, F8332)
  • Sony Xperia X Performance
  • Sony Xperia XA1 Touch
  • Sony Xperia XA1 plus
  • Sony Xperia X( F5121, F5122)
  • Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra( G3221, G3212, G3223, G3226)

The Sony Xperia XA and XA Ultra, however, have a very fade chances of getting the Android O update.

Sony devices aren’t currently in a tie-up with any carrier so the devices will get the update at the same time however it may vary from region to region.

Xperia L Devices

list of Sony Xperia L devices that will get the Android O update.

Image Shows Xperia L1

Sadly no device from Sony Xperia L series will get the Android Oreo update. This news is quite shocking for Xperia L1 as the device is still new. Xperia L series owners will have to buy a new smartphone to experience the latest delight from the house of Google.

Xperia Z Devices

Xperia Z5 Series Android 8.0 O Update list

The Z series is the oldest series of smartphones from Sony which are still being sold, the top of the line Xperia Z5 Premium was a sure shot to get the upgrade but now some rumors on the Internet suggest that unfortunately, this device will miss out on the update. The Xperia Z5 Premium does not make it on the official list of Sony devices that will get the Android Oreo update which confirms that sadly the device will miss out on the latest update.

Other devices of these series have almost no chance of getting the update as per Sony’s official list.

Xperia M, C and E series

list of Sony Xperia  E devices that will get the Android O update.

Image shows Sony Xperia E5

 

Even the latest smartphones from these series won’t be getting the Android O update; the Xperia E5 is the only smartphone which had a little hope of getting the update but courtesy of Sony’s list, the smartphone will miss out on the Oreo update.

Sadly, no device from this series will get the update.

 

Full list of Sony devices that will get the Android Oreo update

 

  • Sony Xperia XZ Premium( G8141, G8142)
  • Sony Xperia XZS( G8231, G8232)
  • Sony Xperia XA1( G3121, G3123, G3125, G3116, G3123)
  • Sony Xperia X Compact
  • Sony Xperia XZ( F8331, F8332)
  • Sony Xperia X Performance
  • Sony Xperia XA1 Touch
  • Sony Xperia XA1 plus
  • Sony Xperia X( F5121, F5122)
  • Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra( G3221, G3212, G3223, G3226)

Sony devices that may or may not get the Android 8.0 Oreo Update

  • Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
  • Sony Xperia Z5
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
  • Sony Xperia XA
  • Sony Xperia E5

The most unexpected entry in this list is the Xperia Z5 premium, we have earlier confirmed the update, but now as the device is not mentioned on Sony’s list of devices that will get the Android Oreo update, it will miss out on this update.

Sony devices that will not get the Android 8.0 Oreo update

  • Sony Xperia Z4( Xperia Z4 Tablet SGP712)
  • Sony Xperia Z5
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
  • Sony Xperia Z3
  • Sony Xperia M5
  • Sony Xperia Z4v
  • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra
  • Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
  • Sony Xperia E4
  • Sony Xperia C5

The Android Oreo update timeline will vary from region to region and the update for Sony devices will be available in December 2017 or from January 2018.

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