Nokia 3 to Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update Directly, Skip Android 7.1.2 Nougat

Weeks after bringing an Android Oreo update to Nokia 8, HMD Global is now all set to recover a same latest refurbish for Nokia 3. The new pierce also points to a fact that a Finnish association has no skeleton to move an Android 7.1.2 Nougat refurbish for a Nokia 3 smartphone. HMD Global’s Juho Sarvikas on Saturday reliable a ongoing developments.

Sarvikas, a arch product officer of HMD Global, in response to a query associated to a Nokia 3 refurbish on Twitter settled that a association is formulation to emanate a Android Oreo refurbish directly – but initial releasing an refurbish to Android 7.1.2. “We will transition true to Oreo,” a executive tweeted. Notably, he didn’t discuss any time support for a Oreo release. However, his twitter would move service for all those who were watchful for a uninformed knowledge on their Nokia 3 handsets.

Announced during MWC behind in February, a Nokia 3 creatively came out with Android 7.0, yet it started receiving an update to Android 7.1.1 in September. The handset has a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor that mostly distinguishes it from other Nokia smartphones, including a Nokia 8 flagship and a many defective Nokia 2. Also, a MediaTek chipset is apparently a reason for a check in a refurbish process.

In September, HMD confirmed that an refurbish to Android Oreo will strech a handsets, including a Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 before a finish of this year. The association also kick-started a Android Oreo beta contrast programme to exam a new handling complement on phones in a field. In October, it also expelled Android 7.1.2 with Oct confidence patch for a Nokia 6 to set a bottom for a Oreo update. However, that Nougat chronicle didn’t strech a Nokia 3.

While a Oreo refurbish is in a tube for a Nokia 3, HMD brought a newest Android height for a Nokia 8 final month. The association also asserted alone that it will recover beta builds for a Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 to exam Android Oreo soon.

Hardware-wise, a Nokia 3 has a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixel) display, 8-megapixel back and front camera sensors, and a 2650mAh battery. The smartphone has 2GB of RAM and comes with 16GB onboard storage that can be stretched around microSD label (up to 128GB).

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