Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Gets Android Oreo Taste

Nokia 5

HMD Global has officially pushed Android Oreo for the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones. Juho Sarvikas aka @sarvikas took to Twitter and disclosed the news of the Android Oreo rollout. Sarvikas mentioned the development as “Sweeter and Smoother” followed by the information that the two smartphones are officially joining the #AndroidOreo family.

Technically, Nokia 5 is equipped with a 5.2-inch IPS HD display, Snapdragon 430 processor, Adreno 505 graphics, 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB storage, 13MP rear camera coupled with 8MP front-facing camera. A 3000mAh battery supplies the required power to the smartphone.

If you look at the Nokia 6, the handset features a 5.5-inch FHD display, Snapdragon 430 processor, Adreno 505 graphics, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, 16MP rear camera alongside an 8MP front-facing camera. The device is integrated with the same 3000mAh battery as in the Nokia 5. The main difference between Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 is with the display size and rear camera specification.

The Android Oreo update for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 is being rolled out in a phased manner. Hence, it will take few days for the update to hit your devices. Alternatively, you can manually verify the presence of the update by tapping the Settings icon. It is advisable to charge the smartphones up to 100 percent and establish connectivity with Wi-Fi to avoid extra data charges.

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