Nokia 6 (TA-1000 / TA-1003) Gets Official Android 8.0 Oreo Update in China

HMD Global has finally started pushing official Android 8.0 Oreo update to last year’s Nokia 6 2017 (TA-1000 / TA-1003). Following on the promise of quick updates, the older Nokia 6 2017 now gets to enjoy Android 8.0 Oreo. Right now, this update is restricted to China, Hong Kong and Taiwan region but hopefully, a global roll-out will start quite soon. We previously covered the official Android 8.0 Oreo for Nokia 6 2018 and its good to see it finally coming to Nokia 6 2017. This update is quite a major one for the device. It is the first version upgrade it will be receiving since its launch.  Find out a detailed run-down of changes that are accompanied with Android 8.0 Oreo for Nokia 6 2017 below.

Along with the Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade, this update also incorporates some changes that have been bundled in by HMD Global. The low-light camera capabilities have been improved, Nokia Cloud service has been introduced and many more. Read ahead to find all the changes in Android 8.0 Oreo for Nokia 6 2017.

Nokia 6 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo Update – Changes:

Here is the official change-log for the Nokia 6 2017 Android 8.0 Oreo update:

  • Upgrade to Android 8.0
  • Update Setting UI
  • Add -1 screen and pedometer card
  • Enhance power saving and background activity manager
  • Enhance low light Camera Image Quality
  • Add notification wake up, long screen capture, universal
  • Search, Record Screen functions
  • Add Nokia cloud account service

The improved low-light camera quality should definitely bring the Nokia 6’s camera up to speed. Also, Nokia cloud account service is a new introduction which will hopefully be of great benefit to Nokia users.

Get this update on your Nokia 6 by going to the OTA (Over-the-air) update section in your settings menu. It is quite a large update – 1587MB – so preferably download this over a WiFi connection.