After Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 has started receiving the July Android Security update in some markets. The update only brings the security patch. For all software update news related to other Nokia smartphones click here.
On the basis of tips received from our readers, we will collate a list of markets and the Nokia 8 variants for which July Security update is now available. So, do let us know if you have received the update in the comments section.
List of markets where it is available:
- In India TA-1004
- In Netherlands
- In Russia
- In Sweden TA-1004
- In Pakistan
- In UK TA-1012
- In UAE TA-1004
- In Poland TA-1004
- In Belgium TA-1012
How to update & update size:
You will either be prompted to download this update or you can check by going to Settings and searching system updates and then by checking for the update. The Nokia 8 update is around 79.1 MB in size and you can install it on both Wi-Fi and Mobile data, though use of Wi-Fi is recommended to save on Mobile data charges.
Nokia 8 July Security update changelog:
The changelog mentions July Android Security update only. The July Security update brings fix for a critical security vulnerability in Media framework that could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.
HMD has been quite consistent in terms of releasing Monthly Security updates and OS updates for Nokia smartphones already available in the market. HMD has also made it clear that all Nokia Android Phones will receive minimum two years of OS update support.
Thanks Алексей, and Wilbert for the tip & screenshots. Cheers!!