Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Plus update 40.0.A.6.189 brings Spectre fix

Sony is now rolling out a new software update 40.0.A.6.189 for Xperia XA1 and update 48.0.A.1.131 for Xperia XA1 Plus smartphones. The update comes with Android January security patch. In addition, Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities are now fixed.

The latest Android January security patch brings fixes for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in the open-source Android OS. In addition, the firmware update also includes bug fixes and other improvements. The Android version is still Android 7.0 Nougat.

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Software Update Xperia XA1 and XA1 Plus

  • Fixed Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities
  • Android January Security patch.
  • Device Stability improvements
  • Bug fixes.
  • Performance improvements.

Software update for Xperia XA1 and XA1 Plus smartphones will gradually roll out to everyone. You can also check manually for updates, go to Settings > About device > System update.

Make sure you have enough charge on your device at least 60% to 70% before downloading the update.

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