Sony is now rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo with the new software update 41.3.A.0.401 for Xperia XZ and XZs smartphones. New features like Parallel Apps, Auto-fill, Picture-in-Picture, Smart text selection, new design for Quick Settings, and other features are now available for Sony Xperia XZ and XZs owners.
In addition, the update comes with latest Android Security patch with brings fixes for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures discovered in the Android operating system. The firmware update also includes device stability improvements, bug fixes and further improvements for performance.
New features in Sony Xperia XZ and XZs Update 41.3.A.0.401 brings Android 8.0 Oreo
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.
Software update 41.3.A.0.401 for Xperia XZ and XZs smartphones will gradually release 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.