Nokia 3 Receives Official Android 8.1 Oreo Update

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the Nokia 3 smartphone will begin to receive the Android Oreo™ software update from today joining the Nokia 8, Nokia 6 and Nokia 5.

With Android Oreo on the Nokia 3, you can enjoy the latest features exactly as Google intended, including Picture-in-Picture mode and 60 new emojis, Android Instant Apps and optimized battery management to last even longer by limiting background app use.

As well as updates, HMD Global works closely with Google to ensure all new additions to the Nokia smartphone portfolio deliver the best possible software experience. The recently announced Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 plus and the new Nokia 6, will all be available with Android Oreo out of the box, whilst the Nokia 1 (watch video here) delivers the very latest OS experience through Android Oreo (Go edition).

Gopher Ogembo, Business Manager, East Africa, HMD Global, said, “The scale and speed at which we’ve rolled out operating system (OS) and security updates is something we are very proud of. Each update gets refined by our Nokia phones beta labs programme, which already has over 50,000 members since its launch last year. It is designed to give early adopters a voice in how we shape our offerings. We have a great community of Nokia phone enthusiasts and their passion and feedback have been a major factor in helping us to update our fans’ devices consistently and rapidly with the experience they want, across all price points.”

Nokia smartphone Android Oreo™ upgrade dates

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, officially launches1st December 2016
First Nokia Android smartphone, the Nokia 6, is announced8th January 2017
Nokia phones beta labs goes live25th October 2017
Nokia 8Beta labs 8.025th Oct 2017
Beta labs 8.123rd Jan 2018
8.024th Nov 2017
8.113th Feb 2018
Nokia 6Beta labs 8.019th Dec 2017
8.030th Jan 2018
8.128th Mar 2018
Nokia 5Beta labs 8.012th Dec 2017
8.030th Jan 2018
8.128th Mar 2018
Nokia 3Beta labs 8.026th Feb 2018
8.011th April 2018
8.119th May 2018
  • Announcement dates to OM, may vary in regions and operators


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