HMD Global’s Nokia-branded Android smartphones — Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 — are yet to go on sale in global markets. While the Nokia 3310 feature phone has reached India, the other three Android smartphones are widely expected to arrive sometime later this month. HMD Global has now announced that all its three Nokia smartphones will be receiving the Android O update. Google will be releasing the next Android version, Android O around September. Also Read - Samsung and LG confirm presence at in-person CES 2022Also Read - Honor phones to come with Google Mobile Services: Report
HMD Global hasn t publically made this announcement but has confirmed this with TechRadar. A spokesperson from HMD Global has told the publication that the Nokia smartphones will be receiving the Android O update soon after its release. The possible arrival date has not been confirmed though, and it could take months for the Android O update to hit the Nokia smartphones. All the three Nokia smartphones currently run on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.
The upcoming Android O will come with exciting new features, and some of them have already been released via Developer Preview and the Beta Version. Some notable features include Smart Text Selection that makes copying and pasting text an easier task, Notification Dots will show a dot on app depicting pending notifications, and Picture-in-Picture mode will allow users to watch videos while commence other tasks at the same time. ALSO READ: Android O Beta: A quick look at the refreshed interface, picture-in-picture feature, notification dots and more
Speaking about the three Nokia smartphones, the Nokia 3 would possibly sit in the category under Rs 10,000. The smartphone features a 5-inch HD display and is powered by a MediaTek quad-core 1.3GHz processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. For photography, the Nokia 3 sports an 8-megapixel rear and front-facing camera. The smartphone is fuelled by a 2,650mAh battery. ALSO READ: Nokia 3 hands-on and first impressions
Second in line is the Nokia 5, flaunting a bigger 5.2-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and 2GB of RAM. The Nokia 5 comes with 16GB internal storage and is fuelled by a 3,000mAh battery. On the camera front, the Nokia 5 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. ALSO READ: Nokia 3310 hands-on and first impressions
The biggest smartphone out of the three, in terms of size and specifications, the Nokia 6 features a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass protection. Under the hood of the smartphone runs Qualcomm s Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor. The Nokia 6 comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. In the photography department, the smartphone sports a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 3,000mAh battery for power. ALSO READ: Nokia 6 teardown video reveals the secret to its durability