Sony to be the First Manufacturer to release Android 7.1.1 Nougat: The latest Android version has rolled out on Google’s Pixel smartphone. After that, Sony aims to be the first third-party manufacturer to release the Android 7.1.1 Nougat as soon. The Xperia Blog reveals this update on December 8, 2016.
Sony’s dev team said that “If you spot any other vendor (excluding Google) releasing this faster than us, prepare your rotten tomatoes.”
Sony is waiting for the application suite (GMS) and Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) from Google now. Sony had the source code already. After the official approvals, the company will start optimizing the firmware for use on Xperia-branded smartphones and tablets by using the tools.
The team of Sony is working on this project in the fast-paced due to the upgrade has already arrived on the Android One, and factory images are available for Nexus and Pixel devices.