Nokia 8 reportedly starts receiving Android 9 Pie update again

The latest update labeled as V5.110 offers 'Improved system stability' and 'Security patch of December 2018' along with Android 9 Pie.

  • Published: January 22, 2019 10:25 AM IST
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Recently, we reported that the latest Android 9 Pie update for the Nokia 8 got delayed. The Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas asserted “the delay is due to issues with VoLTE in India, and that the company is working on a new software version.” Now, the company seems to have rolled out the Android Pie update to the Nokia 8 units again as several users have started receiving the update, reports.

The latest update labeled as V5.110 offers ‘Improved system stability’ and ‘Security patch of December 2018’ along with Android 9 Pie. Besides, the latest Android OS was originally rolled out on December 19, 2018. While the Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco have already received the Android Pie update, the Nokia 3.1 Plus, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 is also expected to get the update soon.

Coming back to the two-year-old Nokia 8, the device sports a 5.3-inch QHD display. It is built around a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset under the hood. The smartphone packs dual 13-megapixel rear camera sensors, coupled with Zeiss lenses. The company has stuffed in the same 13-megapixel sensor on the front as well for shooting selfies. There is also a sequel to the Nokia 8, which is labeled as Nokia 8.1.

Watch: Nokia 8 Sirocco First Look

Besides, the cited source also revealed that HMD Global was working on a tablet, but the idea was reportedly dropped. The company also dropped the plan of developing a Nokia watch; however, there is a possibility that we witness a few leaked images of the device in the future if the company changes mind.

  • Published Date: January 22, 2019 10:25 AM IST