Nokia 8 Android Oreo Update Rolling Out. Finally, HMD Global has started rolling the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Nokia 8, which is currently beta version; not stable. The update is a OTA update and you can download it without any trouble. Along with the new features of Android 8.0 Oreo, HMD Global has also updated security patch.
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.
How to Get Nokia 8 Android Oreo Update Now?
So, if you’re wondering how to get that Android Oreo 8.0 update in your Nokia 8, follow steps mentioned below.
- Head over to the Settings 》About Phone 》System Updates.
- Tap on “Check for Updates“.
If you’re not getting update then wait for it. It will 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.
- The file size is about 1501.1MB. Hit download now and wait for the phone to reboot.
- Once done, bang! you’ve got the Nokia 8 Android Oreo Update.
New Features After Getting Nokia 8 Android Oreo Update
The new update will bring some cool and exciting features. Few of them are listed below.
- Notification Dots
- Update Google Security Patch 2017-11
- Google Play Protect Security Scans
- Autofill Passwords
- Faster Boot Up
Nokia 8 is one of the first device by HMD Global which features flagship specifications. Nokia 8 is running on the Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 SoC along with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM. It sports a 5.2-Inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Offering dual-rear camera setup on to the back along with the monochrome and RGB sensor.
The Nokia 8 also sports OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) but it lacks EIS (Electronic Image Stabilisation) which is now common for flagship phones. Both have an aperture of f/2.0, 1.12-micron pixel elements, phase detection autofocus, a 76.9-degree wide-angle lens, phase detection autofocus (PDAF), dual-tone LED flash, and an IR range finder.