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Right from its inception, Android 7.0 Nougat is marking its presence in every major smartphone devices. And Japanese smartphone giant Sony is no exception. So, a few days ago Sony has rolled out the latest Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update for its mid-range smartphones Xperia XA. You can now download Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware for your device.

This update is a follow-up to the Android Nougat update to the Sony Xperia XA Ultra. The Nougat update is live across all five variants of the Xperia XA including the F3111, F3113, F3115 single SIM models.

The update also follows for the F3112, F3116 dual SIM models as well. The firmware update for the Xperia XA devices comes with the build number 33.3.A.0.127. It also gives your device the latest May 5, 2017, security patch from the AOSP.

The screenshot below shows the new firmware info with the May 5, security patch

Download Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

Android 7.0 Nougat on Sony Xperia XA with the Latest Security Patch

Android 7.0 Nougat update for Xperia XA firmware info

So let’s see about the firmware info in a nutshell.

Android Version: Android 7.0 Nougat

AOSP Security Patch: May 5, 2017

Sony: Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra

SIM: Single and DUAL SIM

Single Sim Models:  F3111, F3113, F3115

Dual Sim Models: F3112, F3116

Supported Network: LTE 4G

Build Number: 33.3.A.0.127

Size: 840 MB

Firmware file type: FTF Download

What’s New with the OTA Update?

Well, with this OTA update You can experience a lot of new and cool features.

Most noteworthy features are,

  • Split screen multitasking.
  • Customizable quick settings.
  • ‘Double Tap’ on the Recent button to switch between the most recently used apps.
  • Google Doze Mechanism for extended battery life.
  • Enhanced Shutter Speed Control and Manual Focus on the camera.

Download Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware full FTF  Files for Sony Xperia XA and Xperia XA Ultra

The firmware links for Xperia XA and XA Ultra are given below, choose your device properly and region to download the same. Since these are FTF firmware files, so You need to have specific Sony Flash Tool/Xperifirm to install the firmware. If you don’t know how to download Sony firmware, head over to this step by step tutorial.

Note: The links given below are one click download links from the Mega App. If you are a mobile user, you will need to download the Mega app in order to download these firmware files. However, desktop users can directly download the same by opening the link in new tab.

Download Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware for Sony Xperia XA Ultra

  • Xperia XA Ultra Dual| Download| File: F3216_36.1.A.0.179_R1B…02-4358.ftf
  • Xperia XA Ultra Dual| Download| File: F3212_36.1.A.0.179_R1B…08-1045.ftf
  • Xperia XA Ultra| Download| File: F3215_36.1.A.0.179_R1B…02-9720.ftf
  • Xperia XA Ultra| Download| File: F3213_36.1.A.0.179_R2B…02-9695.ftf
  • Xperia XA Ultra| Download| File: F3211_36.1.A.0.179_R2B…02-4774.ftf

Download Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware for Xperia XA

  • Xperia XA Dual| Download| File: F3116_33.3.A.0.127_R2B…02-4387.ftf
  • Xperia XA Dual| Download| File: F3112_33.3.A.0.127_R1B…02-4396.ftf
  • Xperia XA| Downlaod| File: F3115_33.3.A.0.127_R2B…02-4361.ftf
  • Xperia XA| Download| File: F3113_33.3.A.0.127_R2B…02-4377.ftf
  • Xperia XA| Download| File: F3111_33.3.A.0.127_R2B…02-4459.ftf

 

How to Install  Android 7.0 Nougat on Xperia XA?

After you download Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware,  you have to install it through FTF firmware files. These files come with the .ftf extension.

In addition to that, these are exclusive to Sony Android phones and the FTF files are required if your device is rooted.

There are two ways to install the firmware.

  1. Install the latest firmware by flashing your device with the latest Flash Tool.
  2. Install using Sony Xperia PC Companion.
Xperia Companion for PC

Sony Xperia Companion

Therefore, now that you have all the links and resources, what are you waiting for?! Download the Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware for your Sony Xperia XA and enjoy all the latest features of Android 7.0. Let us know in the comments section below if you face any issues. Also, share your experience with us.

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