HMD slash price on flagship Nokia 8 ahead of MWC

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The new update weighs 1562.7MB in size is now available for all the Nokia 8 users across the globe, and it carries a version number V4.84A.

HMD Global has finally started rolling out the Android 8.1 Oreo update to its flagship device, the Nokia 8.

The newest Oreo update includes features such as battery saving navigation buttons, revamped Power menu, Bluetooth battery percentage, and a new Setting menu, as per the changelog.

Nokia 8 is now the first third-party handset to be bumped up to the latest version of Android.

The Nokia 8 becomes the only non-Google phone installed with Android 8.1 Oreo at this point in time, which shows that HMD is indeed living up to its promise of matching Google when it comes to software updates.

HMD Global has already announced that all the Nokia smartphones will receive Android updates for a minimum of two years. It now runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo and is powered by a 3000 mAh non-removable battery with fast charging. Still, Nokia 8 users should be pleased the company is keeping its promise of providing timely Android updates. "There's so much more to like about the Nokia 8 than just the mere nostalgia factor behind it".

As you can see in the screenshots below the February security update for Nokia 3 is around 89.3 MB in size.

As reported earlier, HMD Global, the license holder of Nokia is likely to launch a number of new smartphones at the MWC event, starting from February 25 of this year.

It sports a dual camera system on the rear, which comprises of a 13-megapixel RGB sensor and a 13-megapixel Monochrome sensor, and supports Optical Image Stabilisation, laser and phase detection autofocus and dual-LED flash.

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