HMD Global releases Android 8.1 update for Nokia 8

Nokia: Un smartphone encore plus petit que le Nokia 2 vient de passer à la FCC

HMD Global, the company behind the Nokia smartphones you're seeing on the market these days, has been quick to release software updates for its high-end devices at least. The recent reports have suggested that the Nokia 9 could be announced with the moniker Nokia 8 Sirocco.

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's phone division permitted the Finnish parent company to reuse the Nokia brand on smartphones from the end of 2015.

HMD Global is making sure its 2017 flagship Nokia 8 smartphone gets timely Android updates even in 2018. The Nokia 2 has a two-day battery life and comes with all the features you expect from a modern smartphone. It has already been listed on FCC, revealing some of the purported specifications.

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The Android 8.1 Oreo release for the Nokia 8 was confirmed by HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas on Twitter.

Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo update has started rolling out with several users confirming on social media platforms that they have started receiving notifications about the update. It is also said to be the second smartphone after the LG V30 entering the Indonesian market with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. The dual-SIM (Nano) handset features a 5.3-inch display QHD IPS display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Nokia was once the biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world but lost its appeal when it made a decision to overlook Android and start making Windows-powered smartphones. "There's so much more to like about the Nokia 8 than just the mere nostalgia factor behind it". Both sensors have an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens and accompanied with a dual-tone LED flash and an IR rangefinder. While at the front, we have an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with a 1.12um sensor and f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling.

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