Sony wants to be the first (after Google) to deploy Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Sony wants to be the first third-party manufacturer to deploy Android 7.1 Nougat on its Xperia smartphones. A way for the manufacturer to differentiate itself while its mobile division shows disappointing results in recent months.


Sony want beat all its competitors, which still deploy Android 7.0 Nougat , and begin to offer Android 7.1.1 Nougat on its smartphones. It could be the first, after Google to offer this update. After disappointing results in the mobile, it is for Sony to respond by emphasizing the quality of its smartphones software tracking.

‘if we are not the first, prepare the rotten tomatoes’

in a statement to the Xperia Blog site , team software development for Xperia smartphones showed clearly Android 7.1.1 Nougat as its number 1 priority. Who already have version 7.1.1 of Android source code, team is apparently the latest version of Google Mobile Services and Compatibility Test Suite for this new version of Nougat, which is still unavailable. Apparently sure to be the first apart from Google to deploy the update, the team adds even humorously “s i see another manufacturer (except Google) released this update faster than us, prepare your rotten tomatoes! “.

software support as element differentiating

say that the results of the mobile division were not worth this year. This is one constant that was confirmed over the months , and for some time already, mobile division is not one that shows the strongest growth . We can see here Sony continue in a new strategy to differentiate itself from other manufacturers through better software support. Recently, we saw the Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ receive Android 7.0 Nougat , after an announcement made end of August .

don’t miss any information on your smartphone, whether it is an Xperia or not, you can of course always consult our file continually updated on the smartphones that receive their update to Nougat .

to read in FrAndroid: Android 7.0 Nougat: list updated terminals

Finally, for those wishing to learn more about this future version of Android, we had also spent a record and a video dedicated to new features in Android 7.1 Nougat.

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