HMD Global-backed Nokia decided to rile up the hardware industry, with the introduction of 3, 5, 6 and 8 smartphones. At the time of their launches, they came running the latest Android software update. The company promised its buyers, that they will provide them with this year’s Android upgrade as soon as possible. After Google finally unveiled its OS earlier last month, manufacturers have been lining up their respective devices for the update. It’s quite obvious that Nokia is on the top of the list.

What company has to say?

According to a report by Digit, Hmd Global had stated that they will be extending support for software updates for the next two years.

That means that the 2017 line-up of Nokia smartphones will receive Android updates till 2018. Its entry-level 3 handset has already been confirmed to receive Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. This firm even deployed software update with bug fixes, for Nokia 6 recently. It’s even been included with the latest August security patch.

Android Oreo coming to Nokia devices

HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer, Juho Sarvikas recently took to his Twitter account to announce that all the Nokia smartphones will be receiving the Android Oreo update in the “coming weeks.” Even though, the exact date has not been revealed yet, it is known for sure that it will be made available via an over-the-air process and the launch-date is pretty close. As pointed by Nokia Power User, the last update that Nokia 3 received was towards the end of July in the form of Nougat 7.1.1 OS.

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According to a report by Gizbot, 3 is Nokia’s first smartphone to go on sale this year. Its launch was followed by mid-range 5 and 6 smartphones. They all came running on Android 7.0 Nougat. As far as the specifications go, the handset packs a 5-inch HD display with 720 pixels resolution. It is further powered by MediaTek’s MT6737 processor. In the storage department, the device offers 2GB of RAM along with 16GB of in-built memory. Camera-wise, the handset sports an 8-megapixel rear shooter with f/2.0 aperture and 720-pixels Video Recording ability along with a 5-megapixel front snapper. The smartphone includes a number of connectivity options including Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, FM Radio, Bluetooth 4.0 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Nokia introduced four primary color variants with its smartphone, namely Matte Black, Copper White, Tempered Blue, and Silver. The company is also rumored to be working towards the introduction of Nokia 9, another one of its high-end offerings.