Sony Mobile recently started to roll build number 47.2.A.2.33 to the Xperia XZ Premium last week, adding the November 2018 Android security patches. It was odd that the update didn't hit the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact at the same time, but it is rolling now. The update is rolling across a number of regions across both devices. Please let us know your impressions if you've updated below.
Sony Mobile has released new firmware for the Xperia XZ and XZs, which moves the build number from 41.3.A.2.184 to version 41.3.A.2.192. The latest update adds the October 2018 Android security patches, but there seem to be few other changes. By now, it does look like the Xperia X Performance is not receiving anymore updates, as it used to be on the same software track, but hasn't received an update since June. Let us know if you've noticed any other changes on the comments below.
Sony Mobile has started to roll the first firmware update for the Xperia XZ3, Sony's newest flagship – the first with an OLED display. The new firmware update moves the build number from 52.0.A.1.220 to version 52.0.A.3.27, adding the 1 October 2018 Android security patches in the process. The update is currently rolling to all variants of the Xperia XZ3. If you have updated let us know what changes you have noticed in the comments below.
A quick heads-up for owners of the Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact and XZ2 Premium, Sony is now rolling a new firmware update adding the 1 September 2018 Android security patches. This follows-on from the Xperia XZ1 series/XZ Premium update this morning. The latest update moves the build number from 51.1.A.11.26 to version 51.1.A.11.51. If you've noticed any other changes, let us know in the comments below.
Sony Mobile is now pushing the latest firmware update for the Xperia XZ Premium and XZ1 family, moving the build number from 47.1.A.12.270 to version 47.1.A.16.20. This latest update includes the 1 September 2018 Android security patches. So no Android Pie just yet, but it has been caught testing on the Xperia XZ Premium, so hopefully Sony will meet its November deadline.
For owners of the budget Xperia L1 handset, you'll be glad to hear that the firmware has been updated to 43.0.A.7.70 (from version 43.0.A.7.55). Unfortunately there is no movement in the Android version (it still remains on Android 7.0), but at least the security patches have been update to 5 August 2018. If you've downloaded the update, let us know how you're getting on in the comments below.
Sony Mobile is rolling a new firmware update for the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZ1 moving the build number from 47.1.A.12.235 to version 47.1.A.12.270, and adding the 1 August 2018 security patches in the process. So far, the update for the Xperia XZ1 Compact is not live, but it should be following shortly. We haven't noticed any other changes, but if you've updated, please let us know your impressions in the comments below.
If you own the Xperia XA2 or the Xperia XA2 Ultra then you'll be glad to hear that there is a new firmware released moving the build number from 50.1.A.10.40 to version 50.1.A.10.51. The latest update includes the 1 July 2018 Android security patch. Some users reported Bluetooth problems on the last update, but initial indications are these are not resolved with this firmware. If you have downloaded the update, let us know your impressions in the comments below.