HMD Global has confirmed its Nokia 3 will soon get an Android Oreo Beta update. The news has been confirmed by Juho Sarvikas, the company’s Chief Product Manager on Twitter. “#Nokia 3 Beta Labs right around the corner”, he tweeted. Juho further said the Nokia 2 would directly go straight to Android 8.1 Oreo with memory optimisations as it is a 1GB RAM device.
The Finnish company continues to push out the latest Android updates to the recently released smartphones. For instance, the Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 recently received Android Oreo beta update, and both will start getting a stable update in the coming days. The company’s flagship smartphone, Nokia 8 has already started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo beta update.
If you are using the Nokia 3 and waiting for the phone to get updated to Android Oreo, then you may not have to wait for too long. Just to recall, Nokia 3 sports a 5-inch HD display (1280 x 720 pixels) and has 2.5 sculpted Gorilla Glass on top. It currently runs Android Nougat out of the box.
Under the hood, Nokia 3 is powered by a 1.3Ghz quad-core MediaTek MTK 6737 processor coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage (expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card). In terms of optics, you will find an 8MP primary camera on the front and the back. The device is backed by a 2,650 mAh battery. Nokia 3 costs Rs 8,940 in the Indian market.
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) January 27, 2018
There’s a strong rumour that the company is working on a number of new mobile phones that might get showcased at the Mobile World Congress in late February. Nokia 1, Nokia 4, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 8 (2018), Nokia 9, and 3310 4G are expected to make their global debut in Barcelona.
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