After recently rolling out Android 10 update to Nokia 4.2, HMD Global has now announced the Android 10 update forNokia 8 Sirocco smartphone as well.
Till now, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 7.2, Nokia 8.1, Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 7.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 2.2 have received the Android 10 update. Nokia 8 Sirocco now becomes 11th smartphone from the company to receive the Android 10.
Juho Sarvikas revealed this news on his official Twitter handle. The tweet reads, “This one goes out to one of my favorites – Nokia 8 Sirocco! Upgrade to the next level with the Android 10 How are guys liking it? https://nokiaphon.es/Nokia8Sirocco.”
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) April 15, 2020
The update brings the latest operating system along with a host of interesting features. The update also adds Smart Reply, additional controls over privacy, location data, additional controls over privacy and location data as well as Gesture Navigation. Users can go to Settings > Software Update in order to download the latest Android 10 build.
The update is being rolled out in batches in 35 countries including Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Macau, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, and Ukraine.
An official blog post on the Nokia forums reveals that 10 percent of these approved markets would be getting the update today, 50 percent of them by April 18, and full rollout will be completed by April 20.
Nokia 8 Siroccophone feature a 5.5-inch Quad HD pOLED display with an edge-to-edge screen along with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is backed up by 3260 mAh battery and it also supports wireless charging. It is powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of non-expandable storage. It has a Zeiss certified 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel dual camera setup on the back along with dual-tone LED flash. For the front, there a is 5-megapixel camera for selfies in front.