Android 8.0 Oreo has been trickling down Nokia’s program opening with the Nokia 8, and immediately after all accomplishment one of the lower-end devices: the Nokia 3. We by now knew the device was slated to become Oreo, but that news goes as distant in return as for September. In handset years, that’s an eternity somewhere owners of the 3 had to be seated and chew on their Nougat 7.1.1 as new classy plans got the chocolate cookie behavior before them.
But that all ends now. Juho Sarvikas, Chief artifact administrator at HMD, has brought the opportune news that the Oreo beta is at this moment launch for the Nokia 3. To perceive it on your phone, get to the Beta Labs, indicate in/up with your account, record your phone’s IMEI, and if it’s approved, you must get a hold the keep posted notification for Oreo in a little while on your device. Nokia says it may perhaps endure hours, but past practice tells me it’s commonly 10-15 minutes.
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) 26 February 2018
Users are by now exposure getting the update, which weighs in around 1.6 GB and brings PIP support, Autofill API, a few launcher improvements, picture-in-Picture mode, Notification dots, Google Play Protect security scans, Autofill passwords, and Faster boot up. The update also brings the February 2018 Android security patch. With the Nokia 3 beta underway, this leaves the Nokia 2 as the mere piece of the device on Nougat, but we experience it must move Oreo 8.1 straight with Android chance optimizations.
Launched in June last year with Android 7.0 Nougat, the Nokia 3 received an update to Android 7.1.1 in August. The smartphone is one of the affordable models by HMD Global. It has a 5-inch HD display and comes with a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 SoC, paired with 2GB of RAM. There is also 16GB of onboard storage and a 2650mAh battery.