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Sony Xperia Z5 Android Nougat update: latest news

Update: Sony has temporarily pulled the update to fix inconsistencies

The Xperia Z5 was originally released running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and was later updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, which brought problems as updates sometimes can do. Now, Sony is in the process of bringing Android 7.0 Nougat to Xperia Z5 devices. So far things haven't been going smoothly.

Sony Xperia Z5 Android 7.0 Nougat update

Nougat started rolling out in mid-January 2017 to the Sony Xperia Z5, and since then the company has announced that it is pressing pause and pulling the update. The few users who managed to get the update so far have complained of unusual battery drain. Sony is now working on fixing the issues caused by the update now. 

So, if you're still waiting for an update, there's your answer as to why. Expect the roll out to begin again soon. In addition to the Xperia Z5, this news also applies to the Z3+ and Z4 tablet.

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Don't panic. Nougat is coming soon to the Z5! / © AndroidPIT

When these devices finally have Nougat sorted out, be sure to check out our Nougat tips and tricks to make the most of your fancy new version of Android's many features.

For more on the Xperia Z5, see our full review of the device. Have you tried out the newest version of the Xperia UI? Have you been having issues with the latest updates? Let us know in the comments. 

Source: PhoneArena

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