Nokia 8 get Android 8.1 Oreo beta
Nokia has done tremendous progress before a decade, they had introduced phone with good battery life and the durability is the thing which can’t be compare with any company’s phone. But after the development of the technologies and introduction of the smart phones, the other companies has left this company behind. So after almost a decade Nokia has made a comeback in the market by introducing smart phones. In the latest Nokia has launched Nokia 8 which is a high-end running Android Nougat. Announced on 16th August 2017 in London, England, it was developed in Espoo, Finland by HMD Global. The phone began on sales in Europe from September 2017.
When it was revealed that HMD Global would be licensing the Nokia brand for Android smartphones, it got excitement in the people. Just a couple of months after the Nokia 8 launched, it got an update of android 8.0, and after that big update HMD Global have already releasing a beta version for android 8.1.
As we know that android has done vast development till now, so they try to make each and every update better from previous one. In the world of Android OEMs and releasing their software updates as fast as possible. HMD Global has been one of the top ranked performer with its Nokia devices or handsets. They have released beta version of 8.1 so that public can know about how the actual version 8.1 will look. JuhoSarvikas, a HMD Globe’s Chief Product Officer who have made announcement on Twitter recently, and you can get it download the software in Nokia 8 through Nokia beta labs. Handling Android updates is something that has proven to be challenging for even the largest Android OEMs these days.
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HMD Global has been on the ball when it comes to software updates with the company even able to push out some monthly security update OTAs before even Google. After Android 8.0, Android 8.1 is a fairly minor upgrade. And as Sarvikas Points which were out on tweet, updating to latest version will reward you a new hamburger emoji with cheese placed on the top, the reward is for attracting the people to download beta version and obviously the original version when it will come in market.
This beta release of Android 8.1 for Nokia 8 also marks the first time non-Google device will receive the Oreo Maintenance Release. There is no sign of the release date of original version of Android 8.1 for Nokia 8, but as per the faster development in android field, the new version may be seen in few weeks or few months in the market.