Take a Big Bite of Nougat!
Android™ 7.0 Nougat brings you delicious new functionality and sweet features that will further expand the Android™ universe. With Nougat, you will get things done faster and with minimum battery drain thanks to the improved Doze and STAMINA modes. What’s more, your privacy and personal files are now better protected by new file-based encryption. You will also find an updated phone book with a great new interface—plus the highly sought-after possibility to block phone calls and messages from unwanted numbers.
Check out the video and read more about the inspiring and great new features of Nougat.
Ready for Action
Swiping downwards from the top edge of the screen will show your latest notifications and let you act on them right away. You can reply to a message or watch a video directly from a notification, without opening the app. You will also see that notifications in Nougat are bundled together in groups, making it easy to follow a chat conversation or a thread of messages or emails. Just drag down the notification to show all alerts for that particular app.
Always There for You
Speaking of swiping, a single swipe from the left end of the home screen will take you to a pane acting as your personal assistant and display information just when you need it. It could be info about the weather, your next appointment, the traffic situation or even where you parked your car.
Note that if you upgrade to Nougat from a previous Android™ version you might need to enable this feature through your home screen settings.
Tip! A swipe downwards from the center of the screen doesn’t only let you search for apps on your device – it will also recommend of new and interesting apps to install.
The availability of software updates depends on your device, country, and/or operator. Please note that regardless of Android™ version some features and functionality may also differ depending on your device.
To see your current software version, updates, and upcoming software releases, visit the software page on the Sony Mobile support site.