Nokia 7 Already Getting its First Update, While Nokia 8 Slated to Get Stable Android 8.0 Oreo Update Soon

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HMD Global has already made a name for itself in the crowded market by delivering timely updates to the Nokia devices, as it promised early this year. The company recently announced the Nokia 7 in the Chinese market and now, the smartphone is received its first update which brings a few improvements to the overall user experience.


Nokia 7 users in China will be receiving a new update with build number 064C-B02, which weighs 172MB. This new update brings improvements to the camera, and the company also stated that it brings November security patches to the Nokia 7.

HMD Global, in Weibo, posted as follows: “Optimisation for camera app is a major fix on this update, and now you can take even more bright images with the Nokia 7. The camera update also includes more advance Face recognition, colour brightening, reduce in Smear and many more features. So, don’t forget to install this update. With the latest security patch, you can feel more secure with device stabilisation and can enjoy the Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system.”


Besides the Nokia 7, HMD Global also revealed that they will be releasing the Android Oreo stable update to the Nokia 8. So far, HMD has been testing the Android Oreo Beta update on the Nokia 8 under the Nokia beta labs program. Also, the company stated that more than 2000 beta testers participated in the Nokia 8 Oreo beta program. However, HMD did not reveal any estimated time for the stable update roll out though.

Speaking about the Nokia 7, the phone was launched in China on October 19, and HMD authorities already confirmed the device is not coming to India anytime soon. The Nokia 7 features metal and glass body design, Snapdragon 630 SoC, 6GB of RAM, 16MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera, and a 3000mAh battery.

HMD also launched the Nokia 2 smartphone in India, which is the company's cheapest Android phone to date. The Nokia 2 sports a 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 212 SoC, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, and a 4000mAh battery. Indian price of the Nokia 2 is yet to be revealed. Also, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are yet to receive November 2017 security patch update.

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