Nokia 8 Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update with New Features
Nokia 8, the flagship smartphone of Nokia has started receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update first in Europian countries Finland and Poland. The rest of other countries will also get Android 8.0 Oreo update in two days. The India, the Android 8.0 Oreo build rollout begins from Friday night. Nokia 8 had got a beta build of Android 8.0 Oreo last month, a build that users could install via an update over the air after signing up to be a beta tester.
All other Nokia smartphones will also receive Android 8.0 Oreo updates by the end of this year including Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3. Although, recently launched Nokia 2 probably get Android 8.0 update before the year ends too.
After Nokia 8 the Nokia 6 could be the next to get Android 8.0 as Juho Sarvikas HMD Global’s Chief Officer has replied to a user query “When oreo beta will be available for Nokia6” and Juho reply was “just around the corner”.
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) November 24, 2017
The Android 8.0 software upgrade brings new features like Picture-in-picture, detailed Notification dots for every app and Autofill passwords. The update also consists November Security patch and faster boot times. The camera performance is was also, but still can’t set up the ISO and shutter speed manually. However, the shutter can stay open for up to 0.5 seconds.
Juho Sarvikas, chief product officer of HMD Global said while making the announcement, “We’re proud to deliver our pure and secure take of Android 8.0 Oreo on the Nokia 8. We always want to give our fans the best possible Android experience. That’s why we’ve taken the time to test, optimise and refine the platform. 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.”
To recall, Nokia 8 was launched in August with Android 7.1.1 Nougat.