Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 Plus are now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo OTA (over-the-air) update in India. While HMD Global, the brand licensee of Nokia, has not made any announcement yet, Gadgets 360 has reported that the smartphones in question have got the update. Besides the version-specific changes, the update also includes the Android security patch for the month of April.
The Android 8.1 Oreo update weighs 801.4MB for the Nokia 6 (2018) and 590.2MB for Nokia 7 Plus. The update brings quite a few features including battery saving navigation buttons, a revamped power menu, new Settings menu, and a Bluetooth battery percentage. Since the update is rolled out in phases, it will take a while to reach all the units of Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 Plus.
Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 Plus were launched in India earlier this month. To recall, the Nokia 6 (2018) The Nokia 6 (2018) is the upgraded version of last year's Nokia 6 and it comes pre-installed with Google Assistant. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor and it runs on Android Oreo OS. There is 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage.
The Nokia 6 (2018) flaunts a Zeiss-branded 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, and a dual-tone flash. At the front, there is an 8MP selfie snapper with 4K video recording capability.
Offered in Blue Gold, Black Copper and White with Iron accent, the new Nokia 6 (2018) is priced at Rs. 16,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant.
Coming to the Nokia 7 Plus, the smartphone is fitted with a 6-inch full HD + 18:9 with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. For software, it runs on Android Oreo OS.
The Nokia 7 Plus flaunts a dual camera setup from Zeiss with 12MP wide-angle lens and a 13MP telephoto lens. There is a selfie camera of 16MP at the front. There is a 3,800mAh battery to keep the lights on. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 25,999 in India.