HMD Global pushes Android 8.0 Oreo update for Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7

Nokia 7 (2018)

HMD Global has rolled out Android 8.0 Oreo for the Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 smartphones. The company took to Weibo and disclosed the news about the introduction of Android 8.0 Oreo update for the newly launched Nokia 6 and Nokia 7. The update is currently available only in China since the smartphones are not available for purchase in the country. The smartphone was pre-loaded with Android Nougat when it was launched initially.

In addition to Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7, the company also announced the availability of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Nokia 6 handset launched in 2017. According to reports, the 2018’th edition of Nokia 6 has been currently receiving the update upon booting of the device. The company has also integrated an update for Google Play along with Oreo update.

Nokia 6 (2018)

The Nokia 6 (2018) is equipped with a 5.5-inch FHD 2.5D curved glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display, Snapdragon 630 processor, Adreno 508 graphics processor, 4GB RAM coupled with 32GB and 64GB expandable internal storage. The rear side features a 16MP camera, while the front-facing camera offers an 8MP sensor. In addition to PDAF, the rear camera also provides support for dual-tone LED Flash with f/2.0 aperture.

The advantage of the smartphone is the addition of a dual-view mode, which enables you to fetch feeds from both rear and front camera simultaneously. Powered by a 3000mAh battery, the Nokia 6 (2018) provides support for 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS including standard headphone port. The dual speakers are powered by Dolby Atmos speaker system.

Meanwhile, Nokia 7 features a 5.2-inch HD IPS Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display, Snapdragon 630 processor, 4GB/6GB RAM coupled with 64GB of expandable internal storage.

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After the installation of the Android Oreo update, you will be able to work with features such as picture-in-picture mode, background limits, 60 new emojis, notification dots, adaptive icons, keyboard navigation including WebView improvements.

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