Sony Xperia 5 II running Android 12 spotted on Geekbench

The newest version of Android OS – the Android 12 is already available for the last year’s premium Xperia phones. Sony kicked off the first major OS upgrade for Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III in the last month. Now, the update is allegedly rolling out to the Xperia 1 II. And the Xperia 5 II model also appears on the Geekbench running on the new Android 12 OS. Read along to know more about it.

Geekbench listing clearly indicates that Sony is testing the Android 12 OS on its last year’s premium Xperia 5 Mark 2 (model number SO-52A) smartphone. The listing also reveals the updated single-core and multi-core scores. It has a 1098 score for single-core and 3019 for multi-core.

sony android 12 testing on xperia 5 ii

The Xperia 5 II was announced back in October 2020 with Android 10 out-of-the-box. Last year, it received its first major OS upgrade in the form of the Android 11 update. And now we’re very close to the second big update – the Android 12 OS OTA which bags a slew of new features.

Moving to the changes and features, then Sony’s implementation on Android 12 brings features like scrolling screenshots, one-handed mode, dim-screen feature, Nearby Share, a stack of privacy features, and improvements. The Xperia users can also access the essentials of Android 12 like new widgets, dynamic theming, a new control center, game dashboard, and more. Here you can check the complete list of changes coming with the Android 12 update.

The Android 12 update will be available soon on the Xperia 5 II, you can check the new software updates from the System updates. You can follow us on Twitter (@YTECHB) or Google News (YTECHB) for more updates on this story.

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