Sony Xperia X Performance price revealed: Kicks off pre-orders for X series in select countries
Sony Xperia X Performance price revealed: Kicks off pre-orders for X series in select countriesSony

Sony seems to have started working on Android 7.0 Nougat update for some of its popular devices. The company has now released the firmware beta version for Xperia X Performance, hinting that it will come to the device sooner than expected.

The Android 7.0 Nougat beta programme for Sony Xperia X Performance is available only in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Iceland, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Netherlands. Those interested have to sign up to get the programme as the number is limited.

The new operating system from Google is expected to be released by the end of this month. It comes with features like multi-window, direct reply notifications, extra power efficiency, google assistant, VR interface, seamless updates, screen zoom, clear all, data saver, improved file browser, instant apps, app switch, bundled notifications, improved Java 8 language support and new emojis.

Sony Xperia X Performance runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system, sports a 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (441 ppi pixel density), powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, and comes packed with a 32GB internal memory (expandable up to 256GB via microSD card) and a 3GB RAM. It also features a 23MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, 24mm, phase detection autofocus, LED flash and 1/2.3" sensor, a 13MP front-snapper with f/2.0 aperture, 22mm and 1/3" sensor size, and a 2,700mAh battery.

It is reported that Sony will release Android 7.0 Nougat operating system to some of its devices like Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3v, Xperia Z4, Xperia C5 Ultra, Xperia C4, Xperia M5, Xperia M4 Aqua, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.