Dec 12, 2016 06:02 AM EST

Sony Xperia X Specs & Features: First Non-Google Android To Enjoy Android 7.1.1 Nougat?

Good news for Sony Xperia X users who have been waiting for the Android 7.1.1 Nougat! Rumor has it that Sony has reportedly set an ambitious goal to be the first ever non-Google smartphone to release Android 7.1.1 Nougat, according to 1redDrop.

A post on Android Developers Blog appears to confirm that Google is making Android 7.1.1 Nougat available to device makers, which might very well include Sony. The rollout of Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Sony Xperia X users could mean better features and optimizations.

An Xperiablog post reported that Sony's Concept tem has been tirelessly working to ensure the release of Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Sony Xperia X. The Android 7.1.1 Nougat release would include the long-awaited restart option in the power menu and an image keyboard for certain Sony Xperia X apps.

The blog post confirmed that the Xperia Concept developer team now has the Android 7.1.1 Nougat source code, but no definite date was given for the Sony Xperia X rollout. The team is waiting for Google to give out the application suite and the Compatibility Test Suite of Android 7.1.1 Nougat so that they can start rolling out the release to Sony Xperia X users.

Google is aiming to make Android 7.1.1. Nougat available to all its users, but the first phones to enjoy the update were Pixel and Pixel XL devices, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C, and General Mobile 4G (Android One) devices, as Jobs & Hire previously reported.

Sony Xperia X fans who cannot wait for the Android 7.1.1. Nougat rollout might as well do the tips that Google developers gave to their users. Sony Xperia X users can prepare for the Android 7.1.1 Nougat by making sure their phone applications are up-to-date, so make sure to download the latest updates! Share your thoughts on the possible release of Android 7.1.1. Nougat to Sony Xperia X in the comment section below.


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