Sony was one of many quickest producers round when it got here to releasing main Android updates, however the firm has undoubtedly slowed down lately. Sony did not begin rolling out Android 10 till December of final yr, and now its Android 11 schedule is beginning off on the identical foot.

Android 11 is now rolling out to the Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) in Taiwan, with a world launch anticipated shortly. The replace clocks in at 933.9MB, and consists of all of the anticipated options like improved media controls, new emoji, non permanent permissions, and a built-in display recorder. Sony has additionally added just a few of its personal options, together with a ‘BatteryCare’ setting that limits the utmost cost to 80 or 90%, 5G help for dual-SIM dual-standby, and 4K HDR 120fps slow-motion recording within the Cinema Professional app (beforehand restricted to 60fps).

This traces up with Sony’s unique replace schedule, which aimed to convey Android 11 to the Xperia 1 2 in December. The Xperia 5 II and 10 II are subsequent in line, each of which ought to obtain Android 11 in late January. Final yr’s Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 ought to get their updates beginning in February. Sony has no plans to convey Android 11 to the Xperia L4, which was launched this yr, nor any of its mid-tier XZ/XZ2-branded units.