Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Android 8.1 Oreo update starts rolling out

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HMD Global started rolling out Android 8.1 Oreo update for the  Nokia 8 smartphone last month. Now the company has started rolling out Android 8.1 (Oreo) update for the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 (2017) users in several countries including India.

Android 8.1 brings several new features including Neural Networks API, hamburger emoji fix and developer APIs (API level 27), along with the latest optimizations, bug fixes, and security patches. The update also brings battery saving navigation buttons, revamped power menu, new settings menu and Bluetooth battery percentage, as mentioned in the changelog.

The Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Android 8.1 Oreo update (V5.580)are about 866MB and 933MB in size, respectively and includes Android security patch for March 2018. The company already confirmed that the Nokia 2 will get Android 8.1 update directly from Android 7.1 and will also include memory management features. Nokia 3 should also get Android 8.1 soon.

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