Developer Preview version of android M for Sony Smartphone

On Monday, Sony declared that a preview version of the forthcoming android M Developer are going to be created offered for Xperia line of handsets within the company’s Open Device program,along side alternative tools.

Users ought to note that presently the key features of M are missing,as it is an experimental version and are still in the testing stages.

List of Device support the developer preview version of android M are given below: 

  • Xperia Z3
  • Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
  • Xperia Z2
  • Xperia Z2 Tablet
  • Xperia Z1
  • Xperia Z1 Compact
  • Xperia Z Ultra
  • Xperia E3
  • Xperia M2
  • Xperia T2 Ultra
  • Xperia T3
The availability of android M Developer Preview pictures is meant to let programmers and designers produce apps for Google’s recently declared android M, which is able to be formally accessible to users later this year. it'll additionally allow them to apprehend whether or not the apps would work on the Xperia handsets and tablets. This move is additionally seen as an effort to form Sony’s Xperia models a lot of appealing to developers taking into thought that no devices from alternative android OEM (except the Nexus devices) officially feature Android M Developer Preview support.

At this stage, early adopters may still like better to use a non-essential device for the Developer Preview of android M.

Sony during a web log post declared the news aforesaid, “You will currently build image of android M Developer Preview and flash that onto any Xperia device in Sony’s Open Device program.”
A few changes that are caused with Google’s latest android M like new permission system have been emphasized by the company. For developers, Sony notes, To take under consideration these changes, you will wish to check your apps before the M release to ensure compatibility.

In order to form things slightly easier for users, Sony has provided a guide that has directions on the way to build AOSP M Developer Preview pictures by giving the mandatory code binaries for the devices.

“It’s necessary to notice that the AOSP code isn't certified or meant for normal use. It’s solely accessible for devices with an unlocked bootloader and comes with some limitations,for example, the modem and the camera are not implemented,” wrote Sony.

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