Four Nokia smartphones have confirmed getting face unlock feature through OTA update
HMD Global has announced that Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 plus and new Nokia 6, as well as Nokia 8 will get this feature next month.
HMD Global continues to promise to bring timely Android updates to Nokia smartphones. Now the company has gone one step further and confirmed that the four Nokia devices will soon get the Face Unlock feature. Face Unlock, first introduced by the iPhone X last year, is a hot feature that every smartphone maker has introduced to newer models through software or hardware on their devices. Nokia phones will get the feature via an OTA update.
A question is being answered about the availability of Face Unlock feature in Nokia 8 TwitterNokia Mobile said, “Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 plus and the new Nokia 6, as well as Nokia 8 will get Face Unlock as an OTA update next month.”
Last month, HMD Global announced that all Nokia smartphones would receive the Android P update. The Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6.1 and the new Nokia 5.1, 3.1 and 2.1 smartphones are already covered for the next big Android iteration. Now, the company has made it clear that the first generation Nokia 2, Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 handsets will also be updated to Android P.
In April, HMD Global launched the 2018 lineup of Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, and New Nokia 6 or Nokia 6 (2018) in India. The company has priced the Nokia 8 Sirocco at Rs 49,999, the Nokia 7 Plus at Rs 25,999 and the new Nokia 6 at Rs 16,999.
Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It is IP67 water and dust resistant and features a 5.5-inch QHD POLED display. On the back, it is equipped with a 12MP + 13MP dual-rear camera with a wide-angle and a telephoto lens, respectively. The phone runs on the Android One program and is powered by a 3260 mAh battery, which can be charged wirelessly.
The Nokia 7 Plus is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with 4GB RAM and features a long 18: 9 aspect ratio with a 6-inch FHD + display. On the back, it has a 12MP wide-angle and a 13MP telephoto lens dual-rear camera and comes with a 16MP front-facing camera, both cameras made with Zeiss lenses. It is powered by a 3800mAh battery.
The new Nokia 6 or Nokia 6 (2018) smartphone has a 5.5-inch full HD display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC with 3GB RAM. It has a 16MP camera on the back and an 8MP sensor on the front It is supported by a 3000mAh battery as well as supports wireless charging.