HMD Global has started rolling out Nokia 8 Android 9 Pie update officially via OTA. The Nokia 8 was launched back in 2017 and it came with Android 7.1 Nougat version out-of-the-box.
However, the Android Pie update for Nokia 8 (2017) model has already been started receiving the OTA via batches. The update is rolling out in India, Romania, and the Netherlands region at first. Please note that the update is incremental and can take a few days to roll out globally.
The Nokia 8 Android 9 Pie update weighs around 1.7GB with the Build number of V5.14 featuring February Google Security Patch 2019-02.
Nokia 8 Android 9 Pie Update Changelogs:
- New system navigation, settings menu, and notifications.
- Adaptive battery power prioritization for users’ most commonly used apps/services.
- Adaptive and optimized brightness level.
- Predictive application actions.
- Digital Wellbeing helps you focus on what matters most to you.
- Google Security Patch 2019-02
The new firmware update for the Nokia 8 also brings some other features and improvements. The new software update for the phone brings the latest February 2019 Android security patch. It also comes with including Digital Wellbeing, Adaptive Brightness & Battery Optimization etc. It also features New System Navigation, recent UI, settings menu, and more.
This is how HMD Global is so much dedicated towards their device firmware upgrades. Their update track record is so well in terms of the budget and mid-range segment devices. Most of the Nokia devices come with Google’s Android One platform which really ensures the major Android and security patch updates.
Nokia 8 Specifications: Overview
The Nokia 8 came with a 5.3-inch IPS LCD display along with the 1440×2560 pixels resolution. The display offers a 16:9 aspect ratio and dedicated physical navigation keys. The handset is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with Adreno 540 GPU.
The device has 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage option. The device supports up to 512GB of external storage expansion via the MicroSD card. It featured with a dual rear 13MP camera sensors with a dual-LED dual-tone flash. While on the front side, a single 13MP selfie camera available. The phone is packed with a decent 3,090 mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.