Sony brings Android Pie update for Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact


Sony brengt Android Pie-update uit voor Xperia XZ2 en XZ2 Compact

Sony has started the roll out of the Android Pie update for the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact. This is the manufacturer, among others, Samsung, Huawei and Motorola to quickly.

Sony Xperia XZ2 Android Pie update rolls out

Android Pie for the Sony’s is gradually being implemented globally, and would also be available in a handful of Dutch users. Users of the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact automatically get a notification as soon as the Android Pie update is available for their smartphones. If desired, you can also manually check through the settings for ‘Software update’ to search.

It may take several days to weeks for the update available everywhere. Please note that the installation file is more than 1GB large, and so the best can be downloaded over a wi-fi connection. So you avoid that you have to be very fast by your mobile data is going.

Improved camera app, smarter battery

Sony Xperia XZ2 Android Pie-update

The update provides from Sony, among others, an improved camera app. This provides with fresh icons at-a-glance overview of all the features. Choose Google Lens, an image with sound, a panorama of the bokeh mode. Also includes the update the security update from October 2018. Thus, both devices are protected against all currently known vulnerabilities in Android.

Google introduces Android Pie among other enhanced, richer notifications. You can also the menu bar at the bottom in the image are replaced with a new gebarenbediening. Than swipe, for example, you up to your homescreen, instead of a home button to press. Also leaning Google on artificial intelligence, among other things to the battery life to improve. AI is also used in ‘adaptive brightness’, brightness automatically smarter to adapt to your preferences.

→ Read the full Android 9.0 (Pie) review for more features

The Japanese manufacturer is usually quick, when it comes to updates. For example, Sony recently Xperia XZ3, one of the first smartphones that will be directly at the release on the Android Pie runs. If the updates goes only to Google, Nokia, and OnePlus before. Other big names such as Samsung, Huawei, LG and Motorola rolling out the new software before the end of this year or the beginning of 2019.

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