Earlier this month, HMD Global confirmed that all of its Nokia smartphones will get Android 8.0 Oreo update, but we didn’t get the releases timeline for the update. Now, the HMD Global has confirmed that the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 will receive Android 8.0 Oreo update before the end of this year.
Mark Trundle, General Manager for Australia, New Zealand, and Indonesia regions, HMD Global has confirmed in an interview that the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 smartphones will going to get their respective Android 8.0 Oreo update “before the end of the year”
Nokia 8 is could be the first get the Oreo update. Recently the beta update for Nokia 8 was teased by Juho Sarvikas, the Chief Product Officer at HMD Global on twitter. He further said Android Oreo is “maturing nicely” on Nokia 8 and the company will “release when perfect”.
Meanwhile, Nokia is also expected to launch the entry level Nokia 2 Android smartphone in November, as rumors claims. It will be interesting to see when HMD will bring Android Oreo update for its entry level model.