Sony makes Android M Developer Preview available for select devices


Traditionally, Google’s AOSP Developer Previews are only available for Nexus devices. However, thanks to Sony’s awesome development team, those who wish to try out Android M, are now able to do so. Of course, this is provided if you are using one of the following devices:

[list][item icon=”fa-arrow-right” ]Sony Xperia Z3[/item][item icon=”fa-arrow-right” ]Sony Xperia Z3 Compact[/item][item icon=”fa-arrow-right” ]Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact[/item][item icon=”fa-arrow-right” ]Sony Xperia Z2[/item][item icon=”fa-arrow-right” ]Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet[/item][item icon=”fa-arrow-right” ]Sony Xperia Z1[/item][item icon=”fa-arrow-right” ]Sony Xperia Z1 Compact[/item][item icon=”fa-arrow-right” ]Sony Xperia Z1 Ultra[/item][/list]

Now there are some instructions to follow, which can be found on Sony’s Open Device Program page. It’s not as cut and dry to run the Android M Developer Preview on these Sony devices as it for Google’s Nexus devices, but the fact that it has been made possible, is pretty awesome.

As a disclaimer, please be sure to follow the instructions provided by Sony to T, and as always, make a backup of your device, or at least backup all of your pertinent and important files.


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