After rolling out the beta version of Android Oreo update for Nokia 8 smartphone, the company released the final version a couple of days ago. Now, HMD Global’s Nokia is all set to roll out Android Oreo for the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6.
Recently, HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer, Juho Sarvikas confirmed on Twitter that after Nokia 8, Nokia 5 and 6 are next in line to receive the latest update. He further added that the company is planning to soon roll out Open Beta Labs for those models.
Just like the update for Nokia 8, the Android Oreo for Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 is expected to come with the latest Android security patch, along with several new features such as Picture-in-picture, detailed Notification dots for every app and Autofill passwords, among others.
Earlier, the company had promised that the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 and the most recently launched Nokia 2 will get the Android 8.0 Oreo update as well. In fact, the devices are also slated to receive the upcoming Android P version, as confirmed by HMD Global last month.
The Nokia 5 comes with a 5.2-inch HD IPS LCD display and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. It packs 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, with support for expanding storage up to 128GB.
It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF and dual tone flash and also has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and is fueled by a 3,000mAh battery.
On the other hand, the Nokia 6 comes with 5.5-inch Full HD LCD display and Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz. Based on the region of availability, the phone has two models — 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage.
It comes with a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. This one too, running Android Nougat operating system, is powered by a 3,000mAh battery.
While the company has revealed that both the devices will soon get beta built of Android Oreo update, it is not known when the update will actually roll out.