Sony unveils the list of devices that will receive the Android Oreo update

You don't need to buy a new device just to try out Android Oreo if you have any of these smartphones from Sony

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    • Sony at IFA 2017 has launched three smartphones
    • Sony on their official blog posted a list of devices that will be receiving the Android Oreo update
    • The oldest smartphone the company is updating is only 14 months old

Sony on August 31 announced three new smartphones, the Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia XA1 Plus at IFA 2017 being held in Berlin. Out of these three smartphones, the Xperia XZ1 and the Xperia XZ1 Compact will come featuring Google’s latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box. These two devices are amongst the first batch of smartphones that will come featuring this new operating system out-of-the-box. These three phones look great but if you still want to try out Android Oreo and don’t want to wait for these smartphones to come to the market you can go ahead and buy any of the phone listed below which have been guaranteed by the company to be receiving the Android Oreo update.


Today, Sony took to their blog and put up a list of the smartphones for which they will soon be providing the Android 8.0 Oreo update. Currently, the company has only said that these phones will be receiving the Android Oreo update, however, the company might add a few devices in the future to the update list.

  • Xperia X
  • Xperia X Performance
  • Xperia XZ | Review
  • Xperia X Compact
  • Xperia XZ Premium | Review
  • Xperia XZS | Review
  • Xperia XA1
  • Xperia XA1 Ultra
  • Xperia Touch
  • Xperia XA1 Plus

Also Read: Sony Xperia XZ1 & Xperia XZ1 Compact with Android Oreo launched at IFA 2017

This list includes smartphones in all of the price brackets which makes it seem like Sony is committed to providing updates for its smartphones to keep its customers happy. However, the oldest device on the list is the Sony Xperia X which the company launched last year in June which makes it just over a year old.