Sony Mobile has finally started seeding stock Oreo Android 8.0 update for Xperia XZ and XZs. The device is getting Oreo update via OTA that arrives as build 41.3.A.0.401 and weighs around 1.3GB. The stock Oreo update for Xperia XZ and XZs brings multiple new features and goodies of Android Oreo update on your device, Picture in Picture mode, slit screen, integrated Doze mode and latest security patches. Other improvements that Sony embedded in the update are camera improvements including fixes for camera distortion, 3D Creator app, Predictive Capture and Auto-focus burst.
How to install 41.3.A.0.401 ftf Android 8.0 Oreo update on Xperia XZ and XZs
The official Android 8.0 Oreo 41.3.A.0.401 for Xperia XZ and XZs also installs latest security patch and under the hood improvements in overall firmware. If you already running 41.2.A.7.76 firmware then you will the Oreo update via OTA, just give a try to capture the OTA manually, go to Settings > About phone > System updates.
If this process didn’t helped you then you can grab the 41.3.A.0.401 firmware ftf file from the link below and install it manually using Sony flashtool. The whole process is mentioned below just follow the steps in sequence to flash the Android 8.0 Oreo based firmware on Xperia XZ and XZs via Sony Flashtool.
Method to install 41.3.A.0.401 ftf Android 8.0 Oreo update on Xperia XZ and XZs
Before you begin:
Download latest USB drivers for Sony. Click here
Enable USB debugging. Settings > Developers options > USB Debugging
Now follow this guide to install stock Android 8.0 Oreo 41.3.A.0.401 firmware ftf via Sony flashtool.
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Download 41.3.A.0.401 ftf for Xperia XZ and XZs. Here
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Source: Xperia Blog