HMD Global announced the Nokia 3.1 Android One smartphone in India last month and the device is already being rolled out with a major update that shifts the device firmware to Android 8.1 Oreo from Android 8.0, which it came initially with out-of-the-box.
The move comes as a means to keep the Nokia 3.1 smartphone updated to the latest Android interface before the Finnish company gets an update to Android 9 Pie ready for the Android One smartphone. The latest update weighs in at 1.1GB and shifts the software build to version V2.56B and is already being rolled out to users in India, reports PhoneArena.
The latest update brings with it Google’s Neural Networks API, the fix to the hamburger emoji, a new Settings menu, redesigned power menu, battery percentage of Bluetooth accessories and developer API 27. The package also includes the latest Android Security patch from September 2018 with the next major update expected to be the one porting the device to Android Pie.
The Nokia 3.1features a 5.2-inch HD+ display and is powered by a MediaTek 6750 octa-core processor with3GB RAM and 32GB storage. For optics, the device packs in a 13-megapixel rear camera (f/2.0 aperture) and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera (f/2.0 aperture). All of this is powered by a 2,990mAh battery and the device initially ran on on Android 8.0 Oreo.