Nokia 3 will Receive Android Oreo Beta Update, Says HMD Global

HMD Global in the previous month already stated that Nokia 3 will not get the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update. But the Finnish tech company made it very clear from its statement that Nokia 3 will directly get the update of Android Oreo. Fresh reports surfaced online indicates that the chief product officer at HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas, has revealed from the Twitter handle, “Also #Nokia2 but will go straight to 8.1 to get memory optimization features as it is a 1GB RAM device.” Following this, Juho Sarvikas also states that the Android Oreo beta update for Nokia 3 is ‘around the corner’ (“#Nokia3 Beta Labs right around the corner”).

While no other revelation regarding the details of the Android Oreo beta update for Nokia 3 has been confirmed from Juho Sarvika’s post, the update is set to come through the dedicated Beta Labs program of HMD Global. To know more on this front, one has to keep an eye for more news. The same post also indicates that Nokia 2, one of the most inexpensive smartphones from the company) will also directly get the Android 8.1 Oreo flavor which includes the memory optimization feature, which was already confirmed by the company earlier. To know the overall Nokia 2’s Android Oreo update, one may check out the report which was informed a couple of hours ago.

Despite HMD Global rolling out the Android Oreo beta version for Nokia 3 smartphone, we already have reports which indicate that the company has provided a beta version of the Android Oreo update for its Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 devices. The Finland-based company has taken a proactive approach when it comes to updating the Nokia devices to Android Oreo.

To recall, the Nokia 3 which launched last year features a 5-inch display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device houses the quad-core MediaTek MT6737 chipset which is clocked at 1.3GHz and paired with 2GB RAM plus 16GB of native storage. Also, there’s a dedicated microSD card slot which allows users to expand the storage for up to 128GB. On the optics front, the Nokia device comes with an 8MP auto-focus rear with a 1.12um sensor, and an aperture of f/2.0 + an LED flash. Up front, there’s an 8MP sensor alongside an 84-degrees wide-angle lens. The device runs the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and comes with a non-removable battery of 2,650mAh capacity.

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