HMD International is speedy gaining the recognition as the most efficient Android phone-maker round in terms of speedy OS updates. Its Nokia-branded telephones had been up to date forward of the pack extra continuously than no longer in contemporary months, and with the scoop that each one long run units will run natural variations of Android (One or Move), the Finnish corporate has made a powerful dedication to proceed that just right paintings. We are now listening to that Android eight.1 Oreo is starting to roll out to the Nokia five and the 2017 Nokia 6.

This comes simply two months after Android eight.zero was once launched for each telephones, and this time round there hasn’t been a public beta like there was once previous to the eight.1 free up for the Nokia eight. In line with a lot of customers on Reddit, the Android eight.1 replace (v5.580) weighs in at 866.7MB for the Nokia five and 875.1MB for the Nokia 6 (2017).

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The changelog (above proper) lists new options equivalent to battery saving navigation buttons, a brand new energy menu, and battery share for hooked up bluetooth units. The replace additionally comprises the March safety patch from Google. As soon as up to date, the Nokia five and six (2017) can be operating the similar public model of Android as Google‘s personal Pixel telephones, one thing for which HMD International merits a pat at the again. If best different OEMs have been so dutiful.