Since the dominance of Chinese brands, the Japanese firm Sony is losing its ground. Still, there are traditional Sony fans who love to use the Sony devices, even they didn’t meet the attractive and new designs offered by its competitors. After the arrival of Android 10, many of the Sony lovers desperately waiting to get the latest update.
Eventually, the company releases devices list eligible acquiring the Android 10 update globally. In the provided roadmap, the company covers premium flagships launched in recent times, while the some of mid-range devices launched in the same period are somewhat excluded. Sony Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 are on the company’s priority list, which will get this latest update somewhere in December month. Other devices in this list are Xperia 10 / Plus, Xperia XZ2 series, and the Xperia XZ2. All the mentioned devices have been officially confirmed to get the latest Android 10 update.
Android 10 update for Sony Xperia Phones
- Sony Xperia 1
- Xperia 5
- Xperia 10
- Xperia 10 Plus
- Xperia XZ2
- Xperia XZ2 Compact
- Xperia XZ2 Premium
- Xperia XZ3
Apart from releasing the devices list, Sony also suggests the release date for the mentioned phones list. According to Sony’s official blog, Sony Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 will be getting the Android 10 update in December month. Meanwhile, the remaining devices will be receiving them by early 2020. Most likely, the company will cover all the devices under Android 10 update by the first half of 2020.
To recall, Android 10 is the latest update from Google bringing several new features and improvements over Android 9 Pie. we will be further discussing the key features of Android 10. Below are some key features for latest Android 10 upgrade from the Google:
Android 10 Features
One of the most awaited features on Android 10 is the OS is the Dark Mode. It converts the theme on system-level into the dark mode, which is healthy for the battery and keeps it going for longer while pulling the excess strain that bright light puts on the eyes especially during the night. At present, many mobile phones have a dark mode. But the adjustments for the general third-party application do not well optimized resulting in a more serious split.
Android 10 highly focused on enhanced privacy functionality. Apps permissions have been improved significantly with apps require explicit permission to track your location in the background. Every time it will ask you to permit whenever a particular app needs your location. You have more power to manage your apps according to your needs. Apart from that, other security features have been upgraded either.
Gesture Navigation System
The new gesture-based navigation system delivers seamless experience without any presence of physical keys. It uses your finger movements to do stuff such as going backward in an app or any other service you are using. Slide the slider at the bottom to drive between the apps or pull it slightly up to visit the Home screen.
The built-in feature reduces the background noise when you are using wired headphones with or without a noise-canceling feature. It increases the sound while decreasing the noise & provides a Visualizer so you can tweak it a bit.
Android 10 now supports the new HEIC file format to save still images including AR images with depth effect data. It will allow Android smartphones to capture monochrome photos natively as well. Some more improvements and bug fixes make the camera more stable even than before.
Timely System Updates
Especially for developers or users who want to try something new, the Dynamic System Updates allows them to install different system images apart from the original one where the former can be used for testing apps without affecting the latter.
Excellent execution on Android 10 is the Focus Mode that sits within Settings >> Digital Wellbeing. It puts manually “selected” apps in a zone where they won’t buzz or go off as they would so that you can complete doing what you wanted without any distraction.