After the release of Android 8.1 Oreo update to Nokia 5 and Nokia 6, Nokia 3 is reportedly receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update. The smartphone was launched with the previous Android 7.0 Nougat.
It’s not really a surprise as the Nokia licensee HMD Global made it known to us that they will be rolling out frequent Android version and security updates for all its smartphones. The company certainly seems to be keeping its promise, and all its smartphones so far have been receiving timely updates.
In February, HMD Global push out the Android 8.0 Oreo beta to the Nokia 3 which was said to workout perfectly well. Today, the Android 8.0 Oreo stable update is finally available. on Tuesday, HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas tweeted to say the Android 8.0 Oreo update is now available for Nokia 3. Users can expect a phased rollout over-the-air (OTA).
To check if the OTA update is available in your region, visit Settings > About Phone > System Update. We recommend users download the update on Wi-Fi, and, have a minimum of 50 percent of charge before installing.
At the time of composing this writing, We can’t tell the actual Android security patch the Android 8.0 Oreo update comes with.