The stable Android 8.1 Oreo update for Nokia 8 is now rolling out in some markets and will be released in other markets in a phased manner. The time now for our hands-on video of Nokia 8 running the stable version of Android 8.1 Oreo.
In this Nokia 8 hands-on video, we have demoed all new changes/features that it brings over Android 8.0 Oreo and also share our impressions of the build. Android 8.1 brings some cool UI changes, notification improvements and Emoji changes along with some under-the-hood improvements. Those updating from Oreo 8.0 can go through our updated complete list of Android 8.1 Oreo changes and features for Nokia Android smartphones by clicking here.
Coming to performance and other improvements, Nokia 8 running the stable Android 8.1 Oreo update is as blazing fast and smooth as ever. Battery life on Android Oreo remains similar or slightly improved over Nougat/Oreo Beta which was already quite good. Multitasking remains as efficient as ever. There are no major bugs/issues. Do let us know if you find anything in comments below.