Discount does not replace Xperia X Android support update

asked 2018-12-19 01:05:38 +0300

this post is marked as community wiki

This post is a wiki. Anyone with karma >75 is welcome to improve it.

updated 2018-12-19 13:13:27 +0300

traysh gravatar image

Discount in Sailfish for Xperia XA2 does not replace Xperia X Android support update.

Vote if you agree.


Possibly no update for Xperia X:

edit retag flag offensive close delete



rephrase please.

Spark ( 2018-12-19 11:06:21 +0300 )edit

Where did you hear about a discount coming? There's no mention about it in Jolla Shop.

Direc ( 2018-12-19 11:59:20 +0300 )edit

The discount for earlier customers and the eventual update of android support for Xperia X is not related at all. The discount is a nice gesture for being a faithful customer, not a way to make us update to XA2 for updated android support.

speactra ( 2018-12-19 14:19:24 +0300 )edit

Correct, as far as I know. Discount is only related to previous Sailfish X customers.

What it comes to Xperia X getting Alien Dalvik update, that would require kernel update, which would pretty much re-creating hybris support (AFAIK) which would be, in worst case, as painful as making a whole new device supported. I guess how many users of Xperia X are still using the device (and also perhaps willing to pay for it) will determine if the update ever gets done.

Direc ( 2018-12-19 17:07:03 +0300 )edit