Nokia 7 has now started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update in China. The update comes after a couple of months HMD Global released the Android Oreo for the mid-range device that was running Android 7.1.1 Nougat until now and recently received the May Android security patch.
As per the official changelog, as spotted by folks at Nokiacamp, the Android 8.1 Oreo update (version 224B.B01) for the Nokia 7 includes Dual SIM Dual Standby Dual VoLTE, Bluetooth battery level indicator, Face unlock, Gaming Do Not Disturb mode, Nokia Pro Camera, system theme adapts to the wallpaper color, enhanced power management, and camera interface, improved compatibility of 3.5mm headphone jack with different headphones.
The Nokia 7 Android 8.1 Oreo update weighs 698MB, and its package is downloadable only via an active Wi-Fi connection. You can check the availability of the fresh update on your Nokia 7 by going to Settings > System updates.
Launched in October last year with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, the Nokia 7 received an update to Android 8.0 in January. It features 5.2-inch IPS 2.5D display with screen resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top. The smartphone features the new octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 clocked at 1.8GHz. It comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM options. There’s 64GB storage and comes with expandable storage up to 128GB (via microSD card).
On the camera front, the Nokia 7 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture lens and dual-tone flash. At the front, there’s 5-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture. The handset comes with USB Type-C port and also supports NFC connectivity options. It comes with the usual assortment of connectivity features. At the back, the handset sports fingerprint scanner. It packs 3000mAh non-removable battery. It measures 141.2×71.4×7.9mm.