These Sony smartphones will get the Android 9.0 update


Deze Sony-smartphones krijgen de Android 9.0-update

Sony is going to virtually the entire Xperia Z line will update to Android 9.0 (Pie). Within two months, all supported devices will be updated. Sony is one of the first manufacturers that gives clarity about its update plans.

Sony Android 9.0-plans: these Xperia smartphones will be updated

Sony is getting in early with the Android 9.0 update. The Japanese manufacturer will begin the roll-out in september, and by november all supported devices updated. That reports the website GizChina. Almost all smartphones from the XZ-line to receive the update.

This applies to the following smartphones:

  • Sony Xperia Z Premium
  • Sony Xperia XZ1
  • Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
  • Sony Xperia XZ1 Premium
  • Sony Xperia XZ2
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

The Xperia XZ2 devices could also join the Android P-beta. Notable absent are the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia XZs. These devices are not mentioned, making it still unclear whether they will also be updated.

Sony Xperia XZ2 review XZ2 Compact

All in all, however, it is good news that a large manufacturer like Sony so fast with updating its devices, and also specific months calls. Many telefoonmakers take a hefty blow to the arm, which sometimes can take years before smartphones updated. Nothing for nothing is Android 8.0 (Oreo) only twelve percent of all Android smartphones installed.

→ Also of interest: Summary: these devices get the Android 9.0 (Pie) update

This is new in Android 9.0 (Pie)

More and more smartphones get a notch, making Android Pie it easier for developers to take this into account. In addition, it supports the Android version multiple camerasensoren, so the photo quality goes up.

Also, there is more focus on privacy and the traditional navigation bar is replaced by operation with gestures, also known as doc mentioned. Also, notifications now with more features equipped, which means you can immediately answer on e-mails. Finally, Android Pie smartphoneverslaving with ‘Digital Wellbeing’, a collection of apps and features which gives you less time on your phone spends.

→ Read more about the new features in our Android 9.0-overview.

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