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Missing feature or development pending?

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Message 1 of 4

Missing feature or development pending?

Missing feature or development pending?

This was day 4, I upgrade from Sony Xperia Z3 compact to Sony Xperia XZ1 compact.


I found that some useful feature is missing (or pending on developemnt?)


- double tap wake/sleep screen
I know that sony had included very great finger print sensor to get fast unlock, I really love it. But does mean that double tap wake feature no longer useful. Sometime I just want to have a quick look of notification or current datetime on lock screen but I dont want to unlock the phone. For now, in able to do that, I have to use other not registed finger print press the home button, feel weird ... maybe is good to have double tap feature that let use choose to enable or disable instead of remove it.


- move app to sd card
This no need to explain more ... 20GB++ will be not enough for us in one day ... It's hidden somewhere I couldn't found or
will be added on next system update?


- build-in screen recorder
I feel proud that Z3 compact have build in screen recording (but very buggy ...), I thought that Sony will imporve this feature but now Sony choose to remove it ...


- build in audio recorder? note?
Why I can't found a audio recorder, note? Very common tools ...? (I really don't know why have build-in app such as Amazon Shopping, AVG Protection, Spotify ... which I already disabled ...)

that what I found those missing things (Just 4 daysexperience ...)


I'm one of the Sony fans, I know that sony also improve alot (960fps video record, new camera sensor, etc ...), we have alot of high expectations on Sony, but please ... keep those unique and useful feature ....

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Message 2 of 4

Re: Missing feature or development pending?

I also upgraded from the z3 compact and I can add to your list.. I believe we had mic disable option in video recording, now I can't find it... About sond recording, I just installed the audio recorder app made by Sony from the play store, which i had to do on my z3c as well. 

Message 3 of 4
Message 3 of 4

Re: Missing feature or development pending?

I'd say give it time. Oreo is pretty new, we're amongst the first ones to get it from a Manufacturer that isn't Google itself.


As for the missing programs, I was surprised to see there's no recorder installed, but it's not really difficult to install something from the app store, so that's a non-issue imo.

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Message 4 of 4

Re: Missing feature or development pending?

I agree, actually most of the missing app are able to found in Google store, this will not a big problem, the reason I speak out the missing app is because Sony choose to build in a 3rd party shopping app which not really needed instead of a audio record common tools . 


But some features we are unable to find in app store. We just giving our feedback for next improvement. 


Ya, we as a Sony fans we always giving Sony time to improve.