After Nokia 5, 6, and 7 Plus; Nokia 8 is the latest Nokia Android smartphone to get the August 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 August 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 TA-1012
- In Czech Republic
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 83.2 MB in size and you need to be on WiFi to download and install it.
Nokia 8 August Security update changelog:
The changelog mentions August Android Security update only. The August Security update brings fix for The most severe of these issues is a critical vulnerability 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 Leon, Rajiv, Shreynick, Wilbert, and Josef for the tip & screenshots. Cheers!!