Nokia 2 to receive Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) update

Nokia 2 to receive Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) update

In line with the revival of Nokia smartphones by HMD Global this year, their latest budget smartphone, the Nokia 2, will be receiving an Oreo update soon.

The Nokia 2 is HMD Global’s latest budget smartphone which was released a few months ago. As of the moment, it is running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat but it was confirmed by Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, that it will receive the Android Oreo (Go edition) soon.

Android Go is a minimalistic version of Oreo designed for smartphones with entry-level specs, such as the Nokia 2.


The Nokia 2 launched in India last October. See related story here.

Nokia 2 specs:
5-inch Low-Temperature PolySilicon HD display @ 1280 x 720 resolution, Gorilla Glass 3
1.3GHz Snapdragon 212 Quad-Core processor
Adreno 304 GPU
8GB Internal Storage
8MP Rear Camera with LED Flash
5MP Front Camera
micro USB
Google Assistant
Android 7.1.1 Nougat (Android Oreo ready)
4,100mAh Battery
Copper Black, Pewter Black, Pewter White

Source: Android Authority

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