Nokia 5, Nokia 6 Receiving Official Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HMD Global is now releasing Android 8.0 Oreo for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. The last year mid-range smartphones from HMD Global are finally getting on the official Android 8.0 Oreo wagon. Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 had their Beta builds with Android 8.0 Oreo arrive at the tail-end of last year but finally, the official builds are now being published. Right now, this is a staged roll-out and will arrive to users gradually. We will soon have our download links for the full OTA for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 so stay tuned for that. Read ahead to see what changes are expected in the new Android 8.0 Oreo update for Nokia 6 and Nokia 5.

HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer, Juho Sarvikas, confirmed the roll out in his tweet and described the new update as “sweeter and smoother”. This would also mark the first major Android OS upgrade for both Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones. You can also see the screenshot of the new update arriving on Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones thanks to Venkata.

Android 8.0 Oreo - Nokia 5 / Nokia 6

Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Android 8.0 Oreo Official Update:

Below are listed all of the changes incorporated in Android 8.0 Oreo update.

  • Software upgrade – Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Picture-in-Picture
  • Notification dots
  • Update Google Security Patch 2018-01
  • Google Play Protect Security Scans
  • Autofill passwords
  • Faster boot up

As mentioned earlier, we will have a full OTA download guide for Android 8.0 Oreo on Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 so stay tuned to this space for that!

UPDATE: You can now download Android Oreo for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 manually using the following pages: