Android 8.0 Oreo will roll out on Sony Xperia XZ Premium starting today

Good news for Sony Xperia XZ Premium owners, Sony will roll out Android 8.0 Oreo update for their phone today. With the new update, the front-facing speakers get aptX HD audio support. This new feature is added to enhance the experience when using compatible wireless headphones.

Other software features such as app shortcuts will also come to the XZ Premium through the Oreo update. The update will gradually roll out to everyone.

New features in Android 8.0 for Sony Xperia XZ Premium

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) – 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.

Read more what’s new in Android 8.0 Oreo.