Sony Xperia X Series Gets Better With March Security Update

Sony Xperia X

Sony has started to roll out March security update for the Xperia X, X Compact, X Performance, and XZ smartphones. Hence, if you have access to any of these smartphones, you will be eligible to receive the required update.

The build number 39.2.A.0.442 is tagged for the Sony Xperia XZ and Sony X Performance phones. If you have Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact phones, you will receive the bits with 34.2.A.0.333 as the build number. If you install the update, your smartphone will be updated with March security patch.

Sony March security patch

As of writing this, the update only provided March security related fixes and will not ship with any features and improvements. Like all other OTA updates, Sony will roll out the update in a phased manner. Hence, it will take some time for the update to hit your handsets.

If the update is available for your phone, you will view the required message notification. Alternatively, you can verify the existence of the update anytime by tapping the Setting icon.

Sony Xperia X Compact features a 4.6-inch IPS HD display, Snapdragon 650 processor, Adreno 510 graphics, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 23MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing shooter powered by a 2700mAh fast charging battery.

On the other hand, Sony Xperia X Performance is equipped with a 5-inch FHD IPS display, Snapdragon 820 processor, Adreno 530 graphics, 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB internal storage, 23MP rear sensor, 13MP front-facing snapper, 2700mAh fast charging battery loaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

If you have any one of the Sony Xperia X series handsets, go ahead and install the update. It will help you to protect your phone against latest viruses and malware.

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