HMD intros Nokia phones beta labs program for Android 8.0 Oreo

HMD intros Nokia phones beta labs program for Android 8.0 Oreo

It is a special program that lets Nokia Android phone users test the upcoming Android Oreo OS on the Nokia 8 flagship device. The update is rolled out over-the-air. HMD Global's Chief Product Offer Juho Sarvikas in a tweet revealed that Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 will join the beta testing programme soon.

Interested users should note that before proceeding for the Android 8.0 Oreo beta update, they should back up the devices.

Not much information has been shared but joining the beta labs is highly encouraged especially if you own a Nokia 8.

Samsung Pay has received a new update that includes support for the latest version of Google's operating system for mobile devices, Android 8.0 Oreo. Android 8 is available for less than 10 existing smartphones, and yet none of the flagship of those that produces not Google itself, has not received the corresponding update, although the beta version (open and closed) have nearly every lead vendor. After registering with IMEI number and other details, Nokia 8 users will get Android 8.0 Oreo software update notification within 12 hours of registration.

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The beta build will bring some of Oreo's highlighted features such as auto-fill passwords, Google Play Protect security scans, Picture-in-Picture (PiP), notification dots and faster boot ups.

In the previous reports, we got to know that all the current Android-powered Nokia phones will receive Android 8.0 Oreo update. The HMD Global phones will not only get Android Oreo but also its successor, the Android P. By testing the software ahead of general release, your feedback will help us create the smoothest and purest Nokia phones experience.

To test the Nokia 8 for Android 8.0 update the user has to go to Nokia phone beta labs page and sign up for their Google Account. "To join, all you need is a working Nokia 8", said the Nokia team.

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