first_imgKeeping true to its promise late last month, HMD Global has now added  Android 8.0 Oreo beta build for the Nokia 5 on its beta labs programme.This means that Nokia 5 owners will be able to get the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update by signing up to Nokia mobile beta labs. HMD Global’s Chief Product Offer Juho Sarvikas announced this via Twitter and added that the Android Oreo beta build for Nokia 6 will be coming soon.Sarvikas had promised last month that Android 8.0 Oreo beta support for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 would join the company’s beta labs programme following the availability for Nokia 8 in October and official rollout for the handset last month. While the company is yet to announce a specific date for the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 users will be able to beta test the Android 8.0 Oreo by signing up to Nokia mobile beta labs by heading to https://www.nokia.com/en_int/phones/betalabs.On opening the site, users will need to sign up with their Google account and register with their IMEI number and other details. After this Nokia 5 users will receive the Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update within 12 hours of registration. As a word of caution, it is advised to backup your data before you download the beta build.Also Read: Nokia 6 (2018) could come with 18:9 display, dual-rear camerasAndroid 8.0 Oreo comes with a host of new features including faster load times, Picture-in-Picture, autofill passwords, notification dots, new emojis and battery life improvements, among other things. The Nokia 5 was launched running stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is priced at Rs 13,499 for the 3GB RAM variant and available via e-commerce giant Flipkart.advertisementThe Nokia 5 sports a 5.2-inch 720p HD display with Gorilla Glass 3 on top. It is powered by a Snapdragon 430 processor paired with 3GB of RAM, Adreno 505 GPU and a 3,000mAh battery. It is offered with 16GB of storage on-board, which can be expanded via a microSD card (of up to 128GB). Optics for the Nokia 5 includes a 13-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus, a dual-LED flash and an aperture of f/2.0. The front sees an 8MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.0.last_img

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