Sony will skip Android 5.1 and roll out a direct Marshmallow update for the Xperia M4 Aqua


If you cast your mind back to June 2015, you may recall that Sony detailed a list of devices scheduled to receive the Android 5.1 update. Sadly for Xperia M4 Aqua owners, the handset appeared to be missing from the lineup. However, in October, a leaked roadmap surfaced disclosing that the M4 Aqua would, instead, make a leap directly from Android 5.0 to Android 6.0, but poor credibility of the source guaranteed we took the information with a hefty pinch of salt. Today, though, the Japanese company confirmed that it will be doing just that.

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Sony will distribute its dual-lens camera technology to several “major smartphone players” later this year


One of Sony’s most profitable areas is its image sensor sector. The company has provided camera units for a large number of high-profile flagship smartphones for various manufacturers, including HTC, LG and even Samsung over the course of the past 5-years. That’s why it comes as no surprise to learn that the firm’s brand new deep-focus dual-lens camera technology will be making its way to several products from “major smartphone players” later this year.

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