Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer at HMD Global familiarized Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update on Friday night. The beta version of the update was checked out last month for the device and now, the plan has been implemented successfully. All other devices from HMD global will receive the update later. The update carries main features like the picture-to-picture, autofill passwords, November Google security patch 2017-11, Faster boot up etc. One important advisory that is passed officially that downloading the update is only available via the W-Fi connection. The whole update weighs 1518.1 MB which is not heavy to download.
Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update unveiled in India, weighs 1518.1 MB
Android Oreo was launched officially in August. After updating the device, the user doesn’t have to drop down the menu to check the notifications as a dot will appear on the app icon as per the notification dots feature.
As a recall, check out the specifications of Nokia 8 which was introduced in India in the month of September. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC (4 Kryo cores clocked at 2.5GHz and 4 Kryo cores clocked at 1.8GHz). The device holds dual camera setup – 13-megapixel sensor with PDAF, a f/2.0 aperture, a 78.4-degree wide-angle lens and 1.12-micron pixels at the front while two 13-megapixel sensors at the rear side – monochrome sensor and RGB sensor and features optical image stabilisation (OIS).
The smartphone comes with a 5.3-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Nokia 8 holds expandable (via microSD card up to 256GB) 64GB inbuilt UFS2.1 storage and 4GB RAM. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v3.1), Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The device measures 151.5×73.7×7.9mm and packs a 3090mAh non-removable battery. Sensors on board subsist barometer, a proximity sensor, accelerometer, digital compass, ambient light sensor, and gyroscope.