Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to receive Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Builds soon

By Shubham Sharma | Published on 27 Nov 2017
Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to receive Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Builds soon
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Juho Sarvikas, the Chief Product Officer of HMD Global has confirmed that the Nokia phones beta Labs program will soon start rolling out the Android Oreo beta update for the Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 smartphones.

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The Nokia 8 has officially started receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update and Juho Sarvikas, the Chief Product Officer of HMD Global has confirmed that the Oreo beta testing for the Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 smartphones will commence soon.

Sarvikas recently tweeted that the Oreo update has started rolling out for the Nokia 8 smartphone and replying to a user’s query, he said that the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones have been reviewed for the update. Sarvikas replied that the open Beta Labs for the devices will start soon and both the smartphones are next in line to receive it. 

The Nokia phones beta labs program was introduced by HMD Global as a platform to roll out beta versions of Android. The program started by rolling out the Oreo beta update for the Nokia 8 and it allowed users to sign up and test it and report any bugs that were found in the early build. 

In terms of specifications, the Nokia 6 sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 platform with 3GB of RAM. It sports 32GB of internal storage and is backed by a 3000mAh battery. It sports a 16MP rear camera and comes with an 8MP front-facing camera. It also comes with Dolby Atmos support. You can read our review of the Nokia 6 smartphone here.

The Nokia 5 features a 5.2-inch HD display and is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 430 platform with 3GB of RAM. The device sports 16GB of expandable storage and packs a 3000mAh battery. The Nokia 5 sports a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture lens and comes with an 8MP front-facing camera. The smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh battery. Both the Nokia 6 and the Nokia 5 smartphones run on Android Nougat out-of-the-box.

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