The well regarded Snapdragon 835 powered flagship from HMD Global, the Nokia 8 is set to receive it’s Android 8.0 update, with HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas announcing the update on Twitter.
Mr Sarvikas tweeted previously in mid-September that the update was in testing, but he’s updated further overnight, saying that it’s finally starting to roll out:
O k, here we go
R eviewed your feedback
E verything is polished
O fficial update rolling out today! #AndroidOreo #Nokia8 #Oreo #Nokiamobilebetalabs pic.twitter.com/QpZeh9JTu0
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) November 24, 2017
Over on reddit, there are reports that users are already starting to see the update on their handsets. Mr Sarvikas clarified that the update will roll out over the next 2 days, with some carrier branded handsets needing to wait for testing to be completed before their handsets receive the update.
The 1.5GB Oreo update for the Nokia 8 includes all the Oreo goodies such as Picture-in-Picture, Notification Dots, Autofill passwords, Google Play Protect security scans, Faster bootup as well as an update to the November security patch.
The Nokia 8 is selling for $899 through JB Hifi in Australia, where you can choose between a Polished Blue or Steel coloured model. We don’t currently have a Nokia 8 on hand to check, but if you see the update on your handset let us know in the comments.