Sony Mobile quietly began to roll out Android Pie to the Xperia XA2 vary of devices not too long ago – all the family have been up to date, together with the Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and XA2 Plus – shifting the construct quantity from 50.1.A.13.123 to 50.2.A.0.342. However, surprisingly the replace solely went reside in one area (Russia), which is uncommon as Sony usually updates various key areas in the beginning, earlier than widening the discharge.
The cause for the restricted launch could also be down to various studies the place customers are experiencing ‘bricked’ devices on the software program replace. The official Sony Mobile Talk forums has various customers who’ve skilled this downside. Users are saying that on set up, the phone reboots after which shows black and white stripes. The smartphone can’t be unlocked and the display screen doesn’t reply to contact. Some customers are discovering success in restoring the phone via Xperia Companion.
Sony could have realised the issue and paused the rollout, therefore it solely showing in one area to date. We count on Sony might be releasing a patch, and globally launching the brand new Android Pie firmware for Xperia XA2 devices in due course.
Have you up to date to Android Pie on the Xperia XA2 vary? Did you expertise any points? We’d love to hear your ideas beneath.
Android Pie is rolling to the Xperia XA2 family in Russia…
… but it’s your decision to maintain off, as some devices are being bricked by the replace
Thanks borisov_pavel, Diogo and Jozef!