Have you been wondering whether or not your Nokia phone will be getting Android Oreo 8.0 update? We recommend your reading this article as it contains the Android Oreo 8.0 update release date for Nokia phones.
We can confirm that all Nokia phones will be getting Android Oreo 8.0 update in the coming weeks. It goes without saying that HMD Global is among the few companies who care about their customers. Before we learn about the release date of Android Oreo update for Nokia phones, have a look at the list of feature the new Google operating system offers.
About Android Oreo update
Google last year unveiled the Android Oreo 8.0 mobile operating system and just like any software update, the Oreo update is also rolling out to smartphones with Android Nougat. The company announced the name of next version of Android mobile operating system during a live event that took place in the New York City, United States of America.
Features of Android Oreo update for Nokia phones
Android Oreo update for Nokia phones manufactured by Finnish company HMD comes with a wide-range of new features and improvements. Google has improved the performance of Android-powered phones with Oreo update. The Google’s major release of the Linux-based mobile OS would speed up your Nokia phone boot time.
Nokia Phones after installing the Android 8.0 “Oreo” will save your phone’s battery life. Google is making changes to the mobile operating system by minimizing the background activity of the apps. Basically, Android will block the apps that you don’t use so often to save your battery.
The update is also enabling support for the built-in Autofill functionality. Meaning that your smartphone will get even smarter with the ability to remember logins. The other features also include the ability to quickly connect to open WiFi hotspots as Google has added an Assistant which would find the high-quality hotspots for you.
Google is adding support for instants app which would allow developers to port the app from your browser to your Android phone, and the best part of the feature is that users wouldn’t need to install any applications, all thanks to Google’s cloud instant power. The notifications badges for Android apps is finally coming, allowing you to see if there’s a new notification without opening the app.
Google is also adding new emoji, downloadable fonts, ambient screen support, adaptive icons and more.
Android 8.0 Oreo update release date for Nokia phones
- Nokia 8 – Available in some regions.
- Nokia 8 (2018) – Pre-installed with Oreo update.
- Nokia 7 – Available in China, coming to other regions by March-April.
- Nokia 6 – Coming in February-March in all regions, currently in Beta.
- Nokia 6 (2018) – Available on first boot, release date February-March.
- Nokia 5 – Available in beta, coming in February-March.
- Nokia 3 – Coming in by April.
What HMD said about Android Oreo update release date for Nokia phones?
HMD has officially announced that Android Oreo 8.0 update will be rolling out to all phones, including the low-end Nokia 3 smartphones. The company says all of its smartphones running Android 7.0 Nougat will be getting the Oreo update later this year.
Since the Nokia 3 is a low-end budget smartphone we’ve been wondering whether it will be able to handle Oro features. It appears that Nokia 3 will get the update after all but it won’t have all the features.
Will Nokia 6 get Android Oreo update, and when?
Yes, all variants of Nokia 6 will get Android Oreo 8.0 update and it will be released by March.
Will Nokia 7 get Android Oreo update, and when?
Yes, HMD plans to release the Android Oreo update to all variants of Nokia 7 by March of this year.
Will Nokia 5 get Android Oreo update, and when?
Yes, Nokia 5 Android Oreo update will be rolling out by February.
Will Nokia 3 get Android Oreo update, and when?
Yes, Nokia 3 is rumoured to receive update by April.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global says that all of their phones including super-affordable phone Nokia 3 will be getting the future software updates. HMD has however not revealed the release date but we are expecting the high-end Nokia phones to get the Oreo upgrade before the end of the year. Despite the reports and articles, it remains to be seen whether the company will complete the rollout of its update in due course. In the meantime, you can download the latest security updates, if you are interested, we recommend you to check out our article on the changes introduced with January security updates here.