Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo update is now rolling out, bringing the latest version of Google’s mobile OS to HMD Global’s flagship-class smartphone. The release of the Android 8.1 Oreo update for Nokia 8 comes just weeks after HMD Global released a beta test programme for the flagship device.
The Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo update weighs 1.5GB in size and includes the February Android security update as well. Sarvikas tweeted on his Twitter profile: “We are rolling out Android Oreo 8.1 on Nokia 8! Get the sweetest Android to date,”
Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo version 4.84A includes battery saving navigation buttons, a revamped power menu, new settings menu, and Bluetooth battery percentage. It also comes with various core Android features such as Neural Networks API, Autofill framework updates, and a SharedMemory API. Besides, you can expect performance improvements and bug fixes, including a corrected hamburger emoji with cheese slice on top of the patty.
The Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo update is now downloadable only via an active Wi-Fi connection. You can check the availability of the fresh update on your Nokia 8 by going to Settings > System updates.
As for the Nokia 8, the smartphone was unveiled globally back in August. The dual-SIM Nokia 8 features a 5.3-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is IP54 rated, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
The smartphone sports a dual rear camera setup with two 13-megapixel image sensors. Both sensors have a f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens and accompanied with a dual-tone LED flash and an IR rangefinder. It has a 13-megapixel camera sensor with a f/2.0 aperture, PDAF-supported, 78.4-degree wide-angle lens. All three camera sensors have Carl Zeiss optics.