HMD recently announced roll-out of stable Android Oreo update to Nokia 3 but it became available in India only starting yesterday. The stable Oreo update for Nokia 3 also brings April Security update. While we will soon post a detailed hands-on video of the stable Android Oreo update on Nokia 3 what we noticed is removal of “Night light” feature.
The last Oreo Beta Build for Nokia 3 had brought the “Night light” feature that has again been removed with the stable update. 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 3 variants for which Stable Oreo + April 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-1032
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 update is around 116.2 MB in size and you need to be on WiFi to download and install it.
Nokia 1 Oreo + April Security update changelog:
Android Oreo is a significant update that brings number of improvements in the Android user experience. It brings many new features such as picture-in-picture, autofill, integrated Instant Apps, Google Play Protect, faster boot time, and much more. In case you want to read and watch all new Android Oreo features and changes in action, you can check our article here.
Nokia 3 also gets a new Camera app with redesigned UI and algorithms along with the Oreo update. The April 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.
The most severe of these issues is 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. Theseverity assessment is based on the effect that exploiting the vulnerability would possibly have on an affected device, assuming the platform and service mitigations are turned off for development purposes or if successfully bypassed. Read the complete details of Security update here.
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.