In August, Sony had confirmed the Sony Xperia devices that would be receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update. An internal document from Sony Slovakia has surfaced that has unearthed the Nougat release schedule for Xperia series smartphones and tablets.
Android 7.0 Nougat Update Release Schedule
Sony Xperia X Performance, Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra, Xperia X, Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z4 Tablet, and Xperia Z3+ were officially confirmed in the previous month to receive Android 7.0 Nougat update. At that time, the Japanese company did not reveal the exact time of releasing Android N update for the aforementioned devices.
The leaked document that has surfaced recently shows that the Sony Xperia XZ flagship smartphone that was announced at the beginning of September will be the first one to get the Android N update. Since the device was under the wraps in the previous month, it was not mentioned in the official list of devices that would receiving Android N update.
First Update Schedule – Sony Xperia XZ, Xperia X Performance
Sony Slovakia?s internal document states that Android N would be released to the user of Sony Xperia XZ in the next month. The other Sony smartphone that will get Android N in October is Sony Xperia X Performance. The Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance smartphones belong to the first update cycle.
Second Update Schedule – Sony Xperia X, X Compact
The second update cycle for receiving Android N update in November includes Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact.
Third Update Schedule – Sony Xperia Z5 Series, Xperia Z4 Tablet, Xperia Z3+
The entire Xperia Z5 series such as Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 along with Xperia Z4 Tablet and Xperia Z3+ belong to the third update cycle that are scheduled to receive Android N update in December.
Fourth Update Schedule – Sony Xperia XA, XA Ultra
Sony Xperia XA, and Xperia XA Ultra constitute the fourth update cycle that will get updated to Android N in early 2017. The other Sony Xperia devices are likely to receive Android N software update later next year.
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