Nokia 8 with Android 8.1 Oreo beta update starts rolling out

HMD Global have already given updates for the Android 8.0 Oreo Beta update for Nokia 8 way back in October. In November, the stable Android 8.0 Oreo update has been rolled out and now, the company has released the latest Android 8.1 Oreo update for the beta testers. It was officially announced by the Chief product officer; Juho Sarvikas on his Twitter handle.

The Nokia 8’s Android 8.1 Oreo beta update (V4.82A) is 1.55GB in file size and also brings Android security patch for January 2018. The process updating to the Beta software is simple, you require a Nokia 8 phone and need to create an account and validate your device by entering the IMEI number. Then the software file will be downloaded in the Over-The-Air (OTA) update which will take up at least 12 hours to approve.

The Android 8.1 brings several new features including Neural Networks API, hamburger emoji fix, Revamped power menu, New Settings Menu, Bluetooth Battery percentage and developer APIs (API level 27), along with the latest optimizations, bug fixes, and security patches. You can sign up for the Nokia Phones Beta Labs here.

Kaushik Battu
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