Xperia XA1 series updated with December security patch

Sony has started to seed latest security software update for its Xperia XA1 range of smartphones. This new firmware will bump the android security patch level of these devices to December 5 207. The following handsets are eligible to receive this security patch – XA1, XA1 Plus and XA1 Ultra. All these smartphones are currently running on Android 7.0 Nougat version.

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For xperia xa1 the December patch will arrive with new build number 40.0.A.6.175. The update size is weighs in big 403.9 MB. Along with security patch it may improves the device stability and perform bug fix. Other two devices like XA1 Plus and XA1 Ultra will receive this update as 48.0.A.1.117 and 42.0.A.4.153. We can’t exactly say the download size of this security update for these two devices.

The screenshot reveals they were rolling out this software update in OTA. Because of its large size we recommend users to download the update using WiFi network. Sony has also officially confirmed that XA1 families are eligible to get android 8.0 oreo update. Unfortunately the company didn’t disclose the exact release date. We can expect the oreo update will reach all these handsets within Q1 of 2018.