It was late last month, when the Nokia phones beta labs was announced, offering Nokia 8 owners a chance to beta test the Android 8.0 update. And now the company has revealed that the testing is over, and announced that the official roll out will begin soon.
We have well over 2000 #Nokia8 #nokiamobilebetalabs users! Thank you so much for your passion and great feedback. We've listened, we've taken action and we will soon roll out official #AndroidOreo release for everyone! pic.twitter.com/9jRydOcoch— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) November 10, 2017
Sadly, there's no exact information on when the final Nokia 8 Oreo update will start rolling, although given that the beta testing went smooth, it's reasonable to expect that will happen sooner than later.
Clear benefits of offering near stock Android. You don't have to rewrite whole OS after each update, delaying the whole thing for months. This is how EVERY phone should be updated.
Wow Nokia just put Samsung, the professional smartphone manufacturer, into shame. A new kid in Android town has just wrecked them in software and updates, imagine what can Nokia and HMD do further in the future when they finally learn how today's m...
I really hope nokia can come back stronger and that this nokia 8 will be the stepping stone for that hope to come to fruition. I'd rather have a nokia than an lg or the current crop of sony phones any day.