Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out

Nokia 8

HMD Global started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo beta update for the  Nokia 8 smartphone last month. As promised, it has started rolling out the final Android Oreo update for the phone today. The company already promised to offer Oreo update for all its Android smartphones.

Android 8.0 Oreo comes with array of features including Background limits, Picture-in-Picture (PIP), Snoozing individual notification, Wide-gamut color for apps, Adaptive icons, Companion device pairing, Keyboard navigation, AAudio API for Pro Audio and more.

Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update

The Nokia Android 8.0 Oreo update (V4.35J) is 1.51GB in size and also includes Android security patch for November 2017. It is roll out in phases over a period of 2 days to global models and some operators are still reviewing the software so some variants might get it next week. Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 will open for beta testing soon, said Sarvikas.

Regarding the latest update for Nokia 8, Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, said:

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, optimize 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.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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