Android Pie rollout re-starts for Xperia XA2 family (50.2.A.0.352)

Android Pie rollout re-starts for Xperia XA2 family (50.2.A.0.352)



Just over a month ago, Sony Mobile commenced the Android 9 Pie rollout for the Xperia XA2, XA2 Plus and XA2 Ultra with build number 50.2.A.0.342. It was only out in one region (Russia), but was found to brick devices. Well now the Android Pie update has resumed with new build number 50.2.A.0.352. The update comes with the March 2019 Android security patch. If you have downloaded the new update please let us know your experiences in the comments below.

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Android Pie rolls to Xperia XA2 family in Russia, but is bricking devices [50.2.A.0.342]

Android Pie rolls to Xperia XA2 family in Russia, but is bricking devices [50.2.A.0.342]



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

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Xperia XZ1 family, XZ Premium, XZs and XA2 range get December 2018 patches

Xperia XZ1 family, XZ Premium, XZs and XA2 range get December 2018 patches



Sony Mobile has been busy updating a range of its smartphones to incorporate the most recent 1 December 2018 Android security patches. First of all, the Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact and XZ Premium have seen their construct numbers transfer from 47.2.A.2.33 to model 47.2.A.4.41.

In addition, the Xperia XZs has seen its construct quantity transfer from 41.3.A.2.192 to construct 41.3.A.2.213. Unfortunately, there isn’t any related replace for the Xperia XZ and X Performance, that have been beforehand working on the identical software program observe.

Sony’s 2018 mid-rangers, the Xperia XA2, XA2 Plus and XA2 Ultra have additionally seen 1 December 2018 added. The firmware has moved from 50.1.A.13.83 to model 50.1.A.13.123. No different adjustments have been seen up to now.

If you’ve up to date to any of the above firmware builds, tell us your impressions within the feedback beneath.

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Sony confirms early Android 9 Pie updates for some Xperia models

Sony confirms early Android 9 Pie updates for some Xperia models



We speculated that Sony Mobile could be releasing Android 9 Pie earlier for some models, when it unexpectedly began to roll the replace to the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact final week, forward of schedule. Well it seems that that is certainly the case.

Sony Mobile has confirmed that the Xperia XZ Premium, XZ1 and XZ1 Compact will get the replace from 26 October 2018. Owners of the Xperia XZ2 Premium will see the replace from 7 November. These models had been all unique anticipated to obtain Android Pie from November 2018, so it’s good to see a barely earlier launch.

For the mid-rangers, together with the Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and XA2 Plus, Sony plans to replace these from 4 March 2019. It’s good to see Sony put some particular dates on its rollout, rising the transparency on its software program plans.

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