HMD Global launched Nokia 2 last year and the smartphone has been quite successful. Nokia 2 is not a high-end smartphone, but it does offer quality hardware specs which are accompanied by an affordable price and this is what makes the smartphone so popular. Nonetheless, Nokia 2 owners should be happy to know that they can get their hands on Google’s latest Android 8.1 Oreo operating system update ahead of everyone else.
Nokia 2 Receives Android 8.1 Oreo Beta
Juho Sarvikas who is the Chief Product Officer of HMD Global announced today that Nokia 2 owners can download Android 8.1 Oreo Beta. This is great news for Nokia 2 owners because it means they can get a better optimized operating system. Even though the new update might be in beta, the final build will start rolling out OTA (over the air) during the upcoming future.
Nearly every tech company tries to create affordable smartphones that cater to the masses. However, they all pale in comparison with the products that Nokia offers. Nokia 2 is the perfect example of how a smartphone can combine powerful hardware parts with an affordable price. With that said, let’s take a look under Nokia 2’s hood.
The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 212 CPU. This is a quad-core CPU which clocks at 1.3GHz Cortex-A7. Things get even better than this since Nokia 2’s CPU is paired with an Adreno 304 graphics processing unit and 1GB of RAM. The smartphone features 8GB of internal storage space, but Nokia fans who want more can expand it up to 128GB via a microSD card.
Despite being categorized as an affordable smartphone, Nokia 2 ships with a large 5.0-inches LTPS IPS LCD display which features a pixel resolution of 720 x 1280. Additionally, the display is coated in Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which enhances its resistance.