Sony Xperia Touch Projector Gets Better With Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Sony Xperia Touch Projector

If you think that Android Nougat is only oriented for smartphones, you are wrong. Sony Xperia Touch projector running Android 7.0 Nougat has started to receive an update to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The projector was originally launched in early 2017 in Europe.

Even though the nature of the update is incremental, the update brings in several new features and improvements. After the installation of the update, you will be able to work with gesture controls in wall mode using Sony Xperia Touch projector. It is also possible to select the type of orientation such as left or right for portrait apps.

The update helps you to manually adjust focus and also possible to apply your own customized keystone correction. The automated detection of the presence of the demonstrator will work even in Table mode after you upgrade to Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

For example, if you are projecting Xperia Touch onto a vertical wall, you will be able to control the user interface elements using physical gestures. There is no need to stand up and touch to select elements and parameters displayed on the screen.

You just need to raise your hand to let the projector know you are making use of the gesture control. It is possible to modify the UI, navigate menus including the ability to control music and muting the sound by placing your finger near your lips.

With the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, you can wake up the projector automatically without having to push the power button. Moreover, the Xperia Touch provides support for the ALAC/FLAC file formats in addition to ClearAudio+, which helps you to optimize the sound settings.

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The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update is currently rolling out to Sony Xperia Touch projector. However, the company has pushed the update in a phased manner. Hence, it will take few days for the update to hit your device depending upon the operator and market.

Do you think the above features included with the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update are worth for Sony Xperia Touch? Please let us know your feedback.

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