Nokia started updating its Android smartphones to Android 8.0 Oreo a few months ago, starting with the Nokia 8. The company has pushed beta updates for some other smartphones, including the Nokia 5 and the Nokia 6. Apart from these devices, Nokia has has now confirmed that it has released the final version of Android 8.0 Oreo update for the recently released Nokia 6 (2018) and the Nokia 7. The company has confirmed these details through its official Weibo account in China and said, “Today, the new Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 officially launched Android Oreo 8.0 system updates.”
While it has been more than three months since Google released the final version of Android 8.0 Oreo, Nokia released the Nokia 6 (2018) and the Nokia 7 with Android 7.1 Nougat. Both these smartphones, which are only available in China for now, will be getting the taste of Android 8.0 Oreo. In addition to this, Nokia has also announced on Weibo that Android 8.0 Oreo update (stable) will be coming to last year’s Nokia 6 in a matter of days. The Nokia 6 (2017) has already received the beta update in India a few days ago.
The Nokia 7 sports a 5.2-inch IPS LCD screen with Full-HD resolution, while the Nokia 6 (2018) comes with a 5.5-inch Full-HD IPS LCD screen. In terms of hardware, HMD Global has used the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC for both, the Nokia 6 (2018) and the Nokia 7. While the prior comes with only 4GB of RAM, the latter packs in 4GB or 6GB RAM, depending on the variant. Both smartphones feature 16-megapixel rear-facing cameras, 4G LTE + VoLTE, and Bluetooth 5.0.
It’s worth noting that these smartphones are China-exclusive right now. However, some reports suggest that the Nokia 7 will be launched in India later this month, and will be sold exclusively through Amazon.in. Stay tuned with us to learn more about the launch of both these smartphones in India.