Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 now receiving the Android Oreo 8.1 Software Update

HMD Global seems to be on the right track as far as the software updates are concerned. After rolling out the Android Oreo 8.1 update to Nokia 8 last week, the company has started seeding the same to Nokia 6 and Nokia 5. Both the smartphones got their first taste of Oreo in January with 8.0 stable update.

Android Oreo 8.1

Nokia 6 and Nokia Android Oreo 8.1 Update

At the time of writing, users of Nokia 5 across India, Tunisia, and Indonesia have reported about the update. Nokia 6 apparently is getting the update in India only. One can expect the global rollout in next few days or weeks.

The Oreo 8.1 update for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 weighs around 866.7MB and 933.8MB respectively. In case you own a Nokia 5 or Nokia 6 but haven’t received the update notification, head to the settings menu and check for the update manually.

After applying the update you will be on the March 2018 security patch level. In case you have got the update installed on your smartphone, share your experience with other users in the comments section below.


Pankaj U

Pankaj is a tech blogger with interests in mobile, PC, apps and more.

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