Nokia has been one of the brands that came up with a dedicated roadmap for revealing its Android 10 update plans. Moreover, the company has stuck to its plans of upgrading its phone as per the roadmap. And in the past, a lot of Nokia phones have got the taste of the latest Android 10 update. And it seems like the Android 10 OS support by Nokia has extended to one more device, because as per the official tweet by the Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, which is the parent company of Nokia, the Android 10 update is now officially rolling out for the Nokia 8 Sirocco phones.
To recall, the Nokia 8 Sirocco was released back in 2018 and it came with Android Oreo out of the box. The device was waiting for its last major OS update in the form of Android 10. And as per reports the update is now officially rolling out in batches. As per the community post by one of the staff members, the updates are dispatches in waves and the update will be rolled out to almost 50% of the Nokia 8 Sirocco by April 18th and the company aims to complete this Android 10 rollout process for the Nokia 8 Sirocco by April 20.
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) April 15, 2020
Here is the list of countries, that are receiving the Android 10 updates on the Nokia 8 Sirocco in the first wave:
The first wave includes:
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
And users have started sharing the OTA update’s screenshots. As per one of the user shared screenshots, this Android 10 update arrives with the version number V5.120 and weighs in around 1.38 GB in size, which is pretty hefty, so a stable internet connection might be good to download this update. Along with all the Android 10 core features, this new update also tags the latest April 2020 security patchset. Below is the complete firmware information along with the official changelog for this new update:
Firmware and Official Changelog
- Model: Nokia 8 Sirocco
- Software Version: V5.120
- Android Version: Android 10
- Security Patch Level: April 2020
- Size: 1.38 GB
- What’s new:
– Dark mode — Take it easy on your eyes
– Smart reply — Save more time with recommended actions
– Gesture navigation — Get around with a swipe and a pull
– Additional controls for privacy and location
– Google Security Patch (2020-04)
The update is being pushed via OTA in batches and will probably take some time in hitting all the units across the globe. Users can manually check for the update notification by heading to Settings>>System>>System updates. If there is a new update tap on it to install the update. Let us know in the comments below if you have received the update on your phone.