SONY XPERIA X Posts on XDA

Xperia X and X Compact Receive Android 7.1.1

Sony is rolling out a new Nougat update for the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. The update brings both Android 7.1.1 and the new security patches, and users of these handsets should soon get a notification about the update. This comes shortly after Sony's release of the Android 7.0 update for the Xperia XA. Back...

OmniROM Status Update – Moto G4/G4 Plus and Redmi Note 3 Added, Improved Camera for Xperia X/X Compact

It's been a while since we last talked about OmniROM. The Omni team has been very busy with a number of administrative tasks but found a brief moment to post an update on that they've been working on lately. Omni, just like most Android custom ROM teams, uses Gerrit as its code review portal. The team did...

Xperia X is the first non-Google Smartphone to Receive Android 7.1.1

Back in the beginning of December, a member of Sony's concept developer team stated that the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update was their "number one priority." The team had a goal to be the first smartphone manufacturer (excluding Google) to release the latest 7.1.1 update. And they succeeded. Granted, this release comes in the form of a Concept...

Weekly Debrief

Nexus No More: Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, Coming to You on October 4th Mark your calendar for the 4th of October, as this is when we are told to expect the new Google Pixel and the Google Pixel XL. What we once predicted, is actually becoming a reality in a form. Read more Samsung is Recalling...

Weekly Debrief

  With the Note 7, Samsung Still Delivers Embarrassing Real-World Performance: Every year we notice the same pattern: new Galaxy device comes out, it gets positive reviews (excluding, perhaps, the Galaxy S5), and among one of the positive points, you usually find performance… somehow. Read More Android 7.0 Nougat Finally Released — Coming Your Way!: Android’s latest OS update, the...

Android Nougat Coming to Many Sony Devices, Xperia Z3 Not on The List (Yet?)

Android Nougat is one of Android's sweetest releases yet, that much is true. With long-awaited features like multi-window and a plethora of user experience refinements, almost everyone wants to at least get a taste of that sweet software! Luckily for Sony fans, the Sony Mobile Team just announced that they will be making Android 7.0 Nougat...

Sony Xperia X, XA and X Performance Hands On at MWC 2016

The Mobile World Congress 2016 train is continuing along. We’ve already showed you the LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the LG G5 app drawer and the Huawei MateBook. XDA TV Host TK is on site checking out all the excitement. Not to be overlooked, Sony announced three devices. In this video TK...

XDA Forums Added For MWC 2016 Devices!

The Mobile World Congress is the world's largest exhibition when it comes to mobile technology. And MWC 2016 was no exception. We saw the best of the best with releases like the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge and the LG G5, and others as well. MWC 2016 isn't over yet, so we interrupt the continuous MWC...

Sony Launches Xperia X Series — All You Need to Know

In a bit of a surprise announcement, Sony has unveiled a "new look Xperia brand" with the Xperia X series of smartphones. Fitting along with the current theme of MWC 2016, these new Xperia devices are made more capable with the addition of smart accessories, giving us "ambient connected devices capable of changing the way...