HMD CPO Juho has taken to Twitter to announce Android 9 Pie Beta availability for the Nokia 8 today. You need to enroll to Nokia Beta Labs (Steps provided below) to get the Android Pie Beta on your Nokia 8.
Thank you for your patience. Since you had to wait a bit longer than expected for Android 9 on your Nokia 8, we decided to make an immediate Beta Labs release. Please join us in finalizing the commercial release – your feedback is extremely valuable 🍰https://t.co/siaoX5g3vj pic.twitter.com/s33qsBAgOq
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) December 11, 2018
The Android Pie Beta update for Nokia 8 is 1575.2 MB in size.
How to get Android Pie Beta on Nokia 8:
By following our step by step tutorial you can easily enroll to Pie Beta and update your Nokia 8 to Android Pie Beta. You can also roll-back to Oreo if the Android Pie Beta breaks your phone. In case you are facing issues and want to roll-back to Android Oreo you can go to the same page and do a roll-back OTA.
Check our back-up tutorial here. You can check our restore tutorial in case you want to restore your data post the update installation.
All the changes and new features:
The Android 9 Pie Beta update brings the majority of Android 9 Pie changes and features to Nokia 8. The major changes and features include all-new gesture-based navigation option, lots of UI changes, Notification improvements, Settings revamp, usability improvements and much more.
You can read the complete list of official changes and new features that Android 9 Pie brings by clicking here.
Check our hands-on video of Nokia 7 Plus and 6.1 Plus running the Android 9 Pie by clicking here and here.