Nokia 6 Smartphone Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update

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A number of people who have recently purchased the Nokia 6 have revealed that when the handset is turned on for the first tome the device gets the Android Oreo update.

Unlike the original model that was back in January previous year with a front-facing fingerprint scanner, the Nokia 6 (2018) features a fingerprint scanner on the back.

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The source of the information, a Nokia Power User quoting a supposed discussion with a customer service agent, claimed the device will be sold in India exclusively via Amazon India. During this period, the Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 smartphones will be available at interesting discounts along with cashback and exchange offers.

Coming to Amazon Pay cashback offer on Nokia 8, it will be valid till midnight of January 12. People need to purchase the phone via any prepaid payment method to be eligible for the offer. The Nokia 1 could boast an HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and it will come equipped with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The battery capacity is at the level of 1200 mAh, and the device's weight had dropped to 74 grams while increasing the dimensions to 117х52х13 millimeters. The discount brings the Nokia 6 price down to Rs 13,499, and Nokia 8 price to Rs 35,499.

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HMD Global is working on an entry-level Nokia-branded smartphone which will be meant for emerging markets. Similarly, an 8-megapixel camera is available on the front with an f/2.0, 84-degree wide-angle lens. Another highlight of the smartphones is that they run on stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS, and are due to get Android 8.0 Oreo update soon, and Android P update after Google announces it, later this year. It's expected to come with an accompanying price tag of Rs 20,999, which is equivalent to about US$330. It is available in Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel and Polished Copper colour variants. One being the high-end phone, aka Nokia 9 and another one may be HMD Global's first ever Android Go edition phone or Nokia 1.

Nokia 8 features a 5.3-inch QHD IPS display, protected by 2.5D Croning Gorilla Glass 5. There is also a microSD card slot for extra storage.

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The back cameras on the Nokia 8 include a 13MP+13MP dual-rear setup with Carl Zeiss optics.

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