HMD confirms all Nokia smartphones will get the Android O update

Finnish company HMD Global confirmed earlier this week that all three Nokia-branded smartphones announced at Mobile World Congress 2017 will make their debut on the market by the end of June.

Moreover, the smartphones are supposed to be released globally by the end of this month, which looks like a major effort for a start-up company like HMD.

But that's not the only good news HMD provided to Nokia fans this week. According to Techradar, an official of the Finnish company confirmed all Nokia-branded smartphones would receive the Android O update as soon as Google makes it available to OEMs.

However, even if Google released Android O this fall, it will take some time for HMD to make the update available for all its Nokia smartphones. It's also worth noting that the Finnish company is expected to introduce at least three other smartphones by the end of the year, aside from the Nokia 3, 5 and 6.

source: Techradar



1. meanestgenius

Posts: 21778; Member since: May 28, 2014

This is welcome news. Definitely looking forward to picking up a Nokia 6 once it's available stateside, so I can see what Nokia's take on Android is all about. Also looking forward to the Nokia Android flagship!

2. Skizzo

Posts: 403; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

Can't wait to see the Nokia 9!

4. Monty007

Posts: 49; Member since: Mar 21, 2017

Android O means Android 8

5. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

HMD starting off greatly with the Nokia smartphones... I hope it pays off real good.

6. HomerS

Posts: 419; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Anything else would be ridiculous, these are all brand new phones and some not released yet and it should be a surprise that they will get an Android version which is only a few months away? These phones should get Android P and Q aswell, announcing Android O for them is actually a bit worrisome about the likiliness of future major updates.

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