After receiving Oreo beta update in January, HMD Global has now started rolling out a stable Android 8.1 Oreo update for its Nokia 8 smartphone. The Oreo update for Nokia 8 has been announced by Juho Sarvikas, Chief Officer at HMD Global on his official twitter handle. The update has version numberV4.84A and is 1.6GB in size. It includes the February Android security update along with multiple bug fixes as well.
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) February 13, 2018
While there aren’t any major changes in the new update, the new update brings a bunch of new features which includes redesigned settings and power menus, the Bluetooth battery percentage display, and the correct hamburger emoji.
To recall, the company launched the Nokia 8 in India in September for Rs 36,999. The phone has also now got a price cut of Rs 8,000 and now after the price cut, it is available for Rs 28,999. Recollecting some key specs, the Nokia 8 is powered by an octa-core (Four 2.5GHz Kryo + Four 1.8GHz Kryo) Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of LPPDDR4X RAM along with 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 256GB.
The flagship Nokia phone comes with a 5.3-inch IPS QHD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in a 2.5D finish for better aesthetics. As far as the build quality is concerned, it comes in a 6000 series aluminium body in has four colour options– two with the glossy finish and two in Matte Polished Copper, Polished Blue, Tempered blue and Steel.
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The primary dual-lens camera includes 13-megapixels (Colour + OIS) along with 13-megapixels (Mono) sensors with dual-tone Flash with an aperture of f/2.0, 76.9˚, PDAF and IR range finder. ZEISS powers the camera department. In the front, there is a 13-megapixels PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0 selfie camera. The IP54 splashproof Nokia 8 comes with 3.5mm ADJ headphone jack (3-mics) and USB 3.1 Type-C. It has a hybrid dual-SIM card slot and is powered by a 3,090 mAh battery.