HMD Global confirmed that the flagship Smartphone Nokia 8 is receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update. The mobile was unwrapped in August 2017 with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. If you are a Nokia 8 user, an update is done automatically. However, a notification will be given before updating.
The Smartphone was under final beta testing since last month. The firm decided not to delay the update after successful testing. Android 8.0 Oreo update will not make any changes to UI.
According to Juho Sarvikas, CPO of HMD Global: “Working together with our fans under our newly setup up Nokia phones beta labs, we’ve created a pure version of this highly anticipated mobile platform, delivering all the exciting new features with none of the unnecessary clutter paired with great performance and even better battery life. Android 8.0 Oreo is packed with new features that make communicating, creating, gaming and exploring even more fun.”
The latest update will bring in access to key features of Oreo namely, Android instant apps, better RAM, battery management, picture-in-picture mode, and faster load times. It also features more than 60 brand new emojis.
Nokia 8 is the high-end version of HMD in 2017. Let us have a glance at the specifications. The device holds subtle curves in design, 5.3 inch IPS display, Gorilla Glass 5 protection, USB Type C port charging, IP54 certification, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. HMD flagship version features 4GB of RAM, expandable 64 GB of internal storage and 3090 mAh battery for back up.
HMD Global initiated the Android 8.0 Oreo update with Nokia 8. All Nokia Android Smartphones will receive the same update in near future.