Nokia 8 Sirocco gets Android 9.0 Pie update: Adaptive brightness, battery and other top new features | HT Tech

Nokia 8 Sirocco gets Android 9.0 Pie update: Adaptive brightness, battery and other top new features

Nokia 8 Sirocco is available online for 33,000 approximately. Here are top new features added with the Android Pie update.

By: KUL BHUSHAN
| Updated on: Jan 09 2019, 18:03 IST
Nokia 8 Sirocco finally gets updated to Android 9.0
Nokia 8 Sirocco finally gets updated to Android 9.0 (HMD Global)

HMD Global on Thursday announced the roll-out of Android 9.0 Pie update for its Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone. The latest software update brings all major features of Google's new iteration of Android, spanning from digital wellbeing to improved interface.

The Android Pie update to Nokia 8 Sirocco brings App Actions feature that displays the most relevant apps and in-app features for quicker navigation. Slices shows the relevant information of your most frequently used applications.

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Adaptive brightness, as the name implies, automatically adjusts screen brightness whereas adaptive battery optimises the battery life of the phone by prioritising battery for the frequently used applications.

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Under Google's Digital Wellbeing dashboard, users can monitor and control their smartphone usage. For instance, App Timers allows you to set time limit on the usage of a certain app or multiple apps. Wind Down mode converts screen into grayscale mode.

Nokia 8 Sirocco: Price, specifications

Nokia 8 Sirocco launched in India last year. Available online for 33,000 approximately (starting price), the smartphone is based on Google's Android One platform. It has a 5.5-inch pOLED 2K display with a 3D Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor paired with 6GB of RAM. Other important features of Nokia 8 Sirocco includes 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel rear cameras, 5-megapixel selfie camera, 3,260mAh battery, and wireless charging. ALSO READ: Nokia 8.1 Review

 

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First Published Date: 09 Jan, 17:49 IST
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