If there is something that characterizes the Xperia is have a good light custom coating compared to the Samsung TouchWiz or Xiaomi MIUI. This is a detail to have very in has to day of today at the time of purchasing a phone Android, since will be before almost a version pure of the software that now is boasts of offer the best experience mobile of the moment. It is a reality that Android in recent years has taken giant steps in the user experience.
Separately, Sony is one of the manufacturers who still believe in AOSP. The majority of companies almost ignore provide of them binary of them firmware to thus them developers can carry AOSP in a device. And is that even the Japanese manufacturer takes a step forward and ensures that AOSP to work properly on all their devices. The only thing this program does not extend to all devices, the work done is appreciated by the community of users.
Now Sony has published resources and binary for Xperia X Compact, Xperia X, Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact Xperia, Xperia Z3 +, Xperia Z4 Tablet, Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact Xperia, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet, Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact Xperia, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia E3, Xperia M2 , Xperia T2 Ultra, Xperia T3, Xperia L and the Xperia S.
Also are facing one of the manufacturers that more intensely participated in the Android N Developer Preview program and has published a guide to create AOSP Android 7.0 for its various Xperia devices. Is this weekend past when has published the prior for developers Android 7.1 Nougat. And although this has been published as experimental, the guide assumes that you have to have Ubuntu, since it has been in that SO, 14.04 LTS version, in which you can create your AOSP.
Let us hope that, with the evolution of the Pixel, more manufacturers to join this commitment, since it may affect some users to see their terminals with other eyes for so to keep them on time without having to resort to the official update.