HMD Global is a mobile company from Finland which develops Nokia smartphones since 2016. It is also in partnership with Google and uses Android One software. Recently, HMD Global has begun making the reliable Android 10 update ready for running to its Nokia 8.1 handsets. Version 415B was released under the developer’s research and was the latest update.
The recent Android update, however, was made public by Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas, Twitter page. He said that “Android 10 upgrade for Nokia 8.1 starts today! First on SD710 to bring new features such as Dark theme, Gesture Navigation, and more. Staying the course to be the first across the portfolio!” Sarvikas’s tweet also presented a sneak peek of the front and rear views of the phone in a short video.
Nokia 8.1 Features
Last year, the Nokia 8.1 was launched as a mid-range handset. The device comes with a Full HD+ for a 6.18-inch display, alongside a 2244×1080 pixel resolution. It also has 64GB full storage with a 4GB RAM. The camera is a twin-version with a main 12MP Sony sensor and s secondary 13MP ZEISS optics lens. The two snappers sustain multiple AI-based options, such as scene detection. The front camera has a 20MP sensor that works smoothly for selfies or video calls.
Nokia 8.1 should automatically get updated, or you can keep checking for an OTA update, as well.
More About Android 10
Android 10 beta was released in the beginning as “Android Q” in March 2019 by Google. It came for all the Pixel smartphones, even the first generations. Until its final launch, six beta versions were released. Moreover, the beta 4 versions included Dynamic System Updates. The feature allows the Android users to have a temporary preview of a newer Android on top of their actual Android version. On September 3 the final version of Android 10 was finally released.