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Sony starts pushing out the Android Oreo 8.0 update for Xperia XZ Premium

Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ Premium smartphone back in February this year at the MWC event. The smartphone was unveiled with then latest Android Nougat 7.

Now the company has finally started rolling out a new update to the Xperia XZ Premium. The Xperia XZ Premium is now getting updated to Android Oreo with Android version 8.0 . The update brings some new features to the device along with features of Android Oreo like PIP mode, improved notifications, seamless update, improved autofill, notification dots, Android instant apps new emoji characters.


  • Android Oreo update
  • 3D Creator – Our acclaimed 3D scanning feature first introduced with Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact. It lets you scan your face, head, food or any object, rendering it as a 3D avatar or free-form image in less than 60 seconds, and makes it easy to share on social media with friends or 3D print
  • Predictive Capture (smile) – Never miss an unexpected 🙂 again, as Predictive Capture automatically starts buffering images when it detects a smile (even before you press the shutter button), allowing you to pick the best from a selection of up to four shots


  • Autofocus burst – Recognises, tracks and captures sequences of moving objects in sharp focus for blur-free action shots


  • Improved sound quality – Tuning improvements to the front-facing stereo speakers, and Qualcomm® aptX™ HD audio**** support for high-quality sounds when using wireless headphones


  • App Shortcuts – Re-imagined app shortcuts, which allow easy access to actions menus by long pressing the app icon
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