Sony releases an Android Open Source Project for the Xperia Z Smartphone

Recently in the news are the tidings associated with Sony’s announcement on the upcoming release of a sequel to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) for Xperia S. This particular project began initially in the month of August in 2012 and it has been taken over from Google last year. Along these lines, Xperia Z is set to deliver its own project in the similar way as it was dished out before for Xperia S. Therefore the Xperia Z can be utilized for Android development work which is often mostly reserved for the Nexus devices. Hence, it is an advantageous aspect for facilitating the progress of Android development.

Previously it was seen that the Sony’s Xperia S AOSP project turned out to be a beneficial service for the developers. Thus, Sony’s software engineers want to continue this aspect to assist the progress in the developmental circumstances. So such a facilitation of the Xperia Z project will help the interested developers and tinkerers to perform their tasks on the respective device. Accordingly the individuals can facilitate their methodologies by providing contributions to Android and also for Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Pro platform.

However, don’t take this aspect overboard on thinking that you can turn your Xperia Z into a stock Android Nexus device or replicate the similarities and the functionalities that the Nexus devices provide. Additionally, it is a point to be noted that utilizing AOSP provides certain caveats. These particular representations can read the SD card, use Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, the LED notification light and sensors. But the modem and camera are dependent on certain perspectives and these can’t be released to the general public. It is regarded that Sony plans to replace some of those binaries with the specific containment of the source code.

Thus these lowdowns are beneficial itemizations for the respective developers and the development community. Utilizing such resources will help in generating contributions to Android along with its progress ascending over the course of time.