Guide | How to Upgrade Sony Xperia X to Android 8.0 Oreo - Unofficial AOSP

Guide | How to Upgrade Sony Xperia X to Android 8.0 Oreo - Unofficial AOSP.

Upgrade Sony Xperia X to Android Oreo. There is a good news for the people who are now using Sony Xperia X. By default, this device run on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), 7.1.1 (Nougat) and planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo) soon. But the official release of Android oreo for this device has not been released yet. Therefore, the senior user o XDA forum (lubik1) has released an unofficial test build of AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo for your Sony Xperia X device. So, if you wanna feel a new experience of Android Oreo feature, you can follow this guide to apply. Because this android version is unofficially released, you will find some features that don't work. For example, the call speaker and the 20MP and 8MP cameras. And the developer says, there may be more features doesn't work properly and that if you will face a boot loop. But, simply you can fix it by re-flashing without Gapps. 

Before the upgrade process starting, let we know Sony Xperia X specs. This device released in 2016, May. Powered by Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72) CPU, Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 chipset, and Adreno 510 GPU. Sony Xperia X runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), 7.1.1 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo). Supported by 3 GB of RAM, featured with 23 MP of primary camera, and 13 MP of secondary camera, also powered by Non-removable Li-Ion 2620 mAh battery.

Prerequisite.


  • Download AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo for Sony Xperia X. Here 
    1. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B1CJidSWx71kX244ZUhDaWNTUWM

    Instruction.

    1. Once the AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo for Sony Xperia X successfully downloaded on your computer, you must copy to the SD card at the root directory.
    2. Now, Power off Sony Xperia X and flash with ADB or shell.
    3. How to flash recovery at Sony Xperia via ADB and Fastboot ? See Here.
    4. Type this to start flash on ADB
      • fastboot flash oem SW_binaries_for_Xperia_AOSP_O_MR0_4.4_v02_loire.img
    5. You must put the SW_binaries_for_Xperia_AOSP_O_MR0_4.4_v02_loire.img at the same directory with running shell or ADB.
    6. Then, Flash GAPPS.
    7. Then flash SuperSU.
    8. Once it completed, you must reboot your Sony Xperia X phone.
    9. Finish.

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