Confirmed: Nokia 2 Will Get Android 8.1 Oreo Skipping Android 8.0

This is the season for Android Oreo update to the smartpones. And now HMD Global has revealed its plan to bring out Android 8.1 Oreo in its Nokia 2 smartpone. The device is getting Android 8.1 Oreo as it has some brand new hardware features which are compatible with low storage devices.

The tweet by HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas which has confirmed this news in replying to a query from one of its user said “Hi! It will receive Android Oreo. 1GB RAM devices will be supported on 8.1 release where many of the Android Go memory management improvements will be integrated. Nokia 2 performance will only get better over time!”

After this reply the user who asked the question tweeted again that whether this tweet meant that the device will be moved to Android Go Program then. Replying to this Sarvikas said “Technically speaking no as a product cannot be upgraded to Go but we will integrate memory management features and other perf improvements with 8.1based maintenance release.”

Talking about the specifications of Nokia 2, the device flaunts a 5-inch IPS LCD display. Powering the device is the Qualcomm’s 1.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 212 processor. It comes mated with 1 GB of RAM. Along with the RAM comes 8 GB of internal storage which can be further expanded via inserting a microSD card.

Camera-wise, the phone beutifully flaunts an 8 MP primary snapper on the rear panel and a 5 MP front selfie shooter. Software-wise, it currently boots Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box and comes with Google Assistant. Packing the device is a massive 4,100mAh battery that assure you two days of battery life on a single charge.
Stay tuned for all the further updates.


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