[ gsmarena.com ] Nokia 8 may run Android 8.0.0 from day one

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Nokia 8 may run Android 8.0.0 from day one

We’ve already seen plenty of benchmarks of the upcoming Nokia 8, which will finally become official on August 16. Some were even outed while there was still some confusion about the name of Nokia’s first Android-powered flagship, namely whether HMD Global would go for 8 or 9. Now that the Nokia 8 moniker is pretty much set in stone, we may have uncovered the reason for the Finns preferring it to Nokia 9.

A new Geekbench run by a device referred to as “Unknown Heart”, which has a Snapdragon 835 chipset and 4GB of RAM, sees it running Android 8.0.0. This is a first, but keep in mind that…