The new development comes months following HMD Global declared the Android Pie rollout for its Nokia 8 internationally. The Nokia mobile was launched in India using Android 7.1.1 Nougat back in September 2017. HMD International Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas on Wednesday showed the coming of Android Pie for the Nokia 8 consumers in the Nation. The latest update includes all the February 2019 Android security limitation. Before this past week, Sarvikas also supported the Android Pie upgrade for its Nokia 6 (2017).
Sarvikas tweeted the expected Android 9.0 Pie upgrade for its Nokia 826,499 is presently being rolled out in India. Multiple users on Twitter additionally supported the introduction of this Android Pie upgrade in their Nokia 8 handsets. In addition, the screenshots posted with the consumers emphasize the new software upgrade brings the February 2019 Android safety patch alongside the center Android Pie attributes.
Amongst significant adjustments, the Android Pie upgrade for your Nokia 8 brings fresh gesture-based system navigation in addition to attributes like Adaptive Battery and Flexible Brightness. The upgrade also adds Digital Wellbeing that will assist you curb dependence with your device. What’s more, the new program brings the February 2019 Android security limitation.
Users may check the availability of this Android Pie upgrade in their Nokia 8 apparatus by heading to the Settings > About mobile > System upgrades . The upgrade is apparently about 1.5GB in size.
As we said, HMD International began rolling out the Android Pie upgrade in stages to get the Nokia 8 global markets back in December a year ago — following a short delay as a result of problems. The smartphone has been started in India using Android 7.1.1 Nougat, although it obtained the Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade at November 2017 and obtained Android 8.1 Oreo in February this past year.
Notably, only days prior to bringing the Android Pie into the Nokia 8 in India, HMD International introduced the newest applications expertise to the Nokia 6 (2017). The giant also introduced the Android Pie upgrade for its Nokia 5 in India and international markets a month.
To remember, the dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 8 includes a 5.3-inch screen QHD IPS screen with 2.5D arch Corning Gorilla Glass 5 security. It’s powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, combined with 4GB of RAM.
For videos and photos, the Nokia 8 double rear camera setup using two 13-megapixel image detectors – like an RGB detector with optical image stabilisation (OIS), whereas another one includes a monochrome sensor. Both detectors have an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 76.9-degree wide-angle lens accompanied by a dual-tone LED flash and an IR rangefinder. For selfies, there’s a 13-megapixel camera detector in the front.
The Nokia 8 includes 64GB of onboard storage that’s expandable via microSD card (around 256GB) at a hybrid dual-SIM configuration.