After a long delay, HMD Global has finally started rolling out the Android 9 Pie stable update has finally to Nokia 8 smartphone. The company initially promised to roll out the update for the phone in November along with Nokia 8 Sirroco, but the phone did not receive any update till now.
HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas has announced the update on his official Twitter handle. The tweet says that the phased rollout of the Android 9.0 Pie update for the Nokia 8 starts now. So, the update won’t be rolled out to everyone instead it will take few days before reaching out to everyone.
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) December 19, 2018
Juho Sarvikas only confirmed the update for Nokia 8. The update information on Nokia 8 Sirroco is still unknown. The update brings standard Pie-based features like a new navigation system, settings menu and notifications, adaptive battery, and adaptive brightness. The update also includes Android security patch for December, 2018.
To recall, the company launched the Nokia 8 in September last year for Rs 36,999. The phone currently retails in India at Rs 25,999. The Nokia 8 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. It is powered by an octa-core (Four 2.5GHz Kryo + Four 1.8GHz Kryo) Snapdragon 835 processor. The phone has 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage internal storage, with microSD card support up to 256GB. Nokia 8 has dual 13-megapixel rear sensors and a 13-megapixel front sensor. The battery capacity of the smartphone is 3,090mAh