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Finnish Nokia cellular maker HMD global says it will improve all its new Nokia smartphones to Android eight.0 Oreo — even its funds Nokia 3.
The approaching Oreo replace for the Nokia three via to its flagship Nokia eight was verified in a tweet through HMD international’s chief product officer, Juho Sarvikas.
Sarvikas emphasized that the Nokia three, which has a MediaTek chip, will get the replace considering that there have been delays to it receiving Android 7.1.1. All other Nokia gadgets run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips.
He failed to demonstrate when Android Oreo can be rolled out on Nokia devices, but since Nokia runs on pure Android it’s more likely to be sooner than any other handsets with greater customizations.
Google announced Android Oreo on August 21 however to this point it be simplest been purchasable for Pixel and Nexus gadgets in the Android beta software. Pixel contraptions may still get hold of it “soon” Google pointed out on the announcement.
traditionally, it’s taken a number of months for handset makers to roll out the primary updates, but in lots of circumstances devices do not get an update at all, leading to Android’s fragmentation issue. Google’s Android Oreo challenge Treble aims to support device makers convey security and version updates faster.
HMD has up to now promised it might bring swift monthly security updates and version updates.
The company become among the many listing of handset makers that Google observed would “launch or replace gadgets to Android eight.0 Oreo” by way of the conclusion of the 12 months. Others covered elementary, Huawei, HTC, Kyocera, LG, Motorola, OnePlus, Samsung, Sharp and Sony.
Sony also announced ultimate week which of its latest Xperia handsets might be getting Android 8.0. These consist of the Xperia X, Xperia X performance, Xperia XZ, Xperia X Compact, Xperia XZ premium, Xperia XZs, Xperia XA1, Xperia XA1 ultra, Xperia contact and Xperia XA1 Plus.
Sony plans to launch the Xperia XZ1 and Xperia ZX1 Compact with Android Oreo.
HTC last month announced Android Oreo can be coming in the fourth quarter to its U11. The U ultra and 10 will also get it finally.
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