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Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1

Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1

Thus, the users of Xperia R1 and R1 Plus were waiting for the Android 8.0 Oreo update to be released for their smartphones as well. The update will also bring a relatively new Android security patch to the two mid-range handsets.

This new Android 8.0 Oreo update will also bring stock Android 8.0 Oreo features like Notification Channels, improved background limits, Snooze Notifications, Picture in Picture mode to open videos on a floating popup window.

Apart from that, FoneArena cites user reports to claim the Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus will also get features such as Xperia actions - an intelligent service that suggests actions based on interaction with games on the phone, contextual menus for app shortcuts, reminders for unfinished emails and messages, and more. Users can manually check for the updates by going to Settings About Phone System Update.

Unfortunately, some Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus owners have reported that the Oreo update isn't completely bug-free.

Dropbox aims to raise up to $648 million in IPO
IPO, marketing 36 million shares of Class A common stock for US$16 to US$18 apiece, according to the filing with the U.S. At the midpoint of the proposed range, Dropbox would command a fully diluted market value of $7.6 billion.

LG has begun rolling out Android Oreo to users with V30 devices on Verizon's network, as spotted by AndroidPolice. While the former comes with 16GB internal storage coupled with 2GB RAM, the latter offers 32GB internal storage and 3GB RAM.

The Xperia R1 duo has Sony' signature design language, and there's a 5.2-inch HD display on the front. Both smartphones have a 13-megapixel camera at the rear with Predictive Hybrid Autofocus and an LED flash. On the front is an 8-megapixel sensor. Both phones are backed by a 2620mAh capacity battery, which is slightly on the smaller side when compared to their competition. Connectivity options include 3G, 4G, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, FM Radio, and a USB Type-C port. These are mid-range smartphones from Sony and recently Sony has confirmed the Android 8.0 Oreo update on these smartphones. After a rather long wait, the update has finally started rolling out. The update arrives as version 2.19.400.1 in some regions while in others it is arriving as version 2.19.709.2.

Sony needs to address these issues with a new software update, however, the company is yet to accept these issues.


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