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Android 10 rollout starts for Nokia 8 Sirocco: Availability & Changelog

Android 10 Nokia 8S

Nokia 8 Sirocco – the stylish phone made out of stainless steel is next in line to receive the Android 10 update. As of writing this post, the update is available in 35 countries. The Android 10 update is over 1.35GB in size, which bumps the device’s build number to 5.120.

Update availability

Nokia is doing the rollout in waves. Wave 1 covers a total of 35 countries. Please expand the section below to see the full list of countries where the update is available.

Wave 1: List of countries
  1. Armenia
  2. Australia
  3. Austria
  4. Azerbaijan
  5. Bahrain
  6. Belarus
  7. Belgium
  8. Denmark
  9. Egypt
  10. Finland
  11. Georgia
  12. Germany
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Iceland
  15. India
  16. Iraq
  17. Iran
  18. Jordan
  19. Kazakhstan
  20. Kuwait
  21. Lebanon
  22. Luxembourg
  23. Macau
  24. Mongolia
  25. Netherlands
  26. New Zealand
  27. Norway
  28. Oman
  29. Qatar
  30. Russia
  31. Saudi Arabia
  32. Sweden
  33. Switzerland
  34. United Arab Emirates
  35. Ukraine

Wave 2 is available now: The wave 2 of the update rollout is now live. Nokia 8 Sirocco users in all countries (except the UK, which is pending approvals) will receive the update in the following days.

Update change-log

The update is similar to what you’d expect from an Android One device. You will experience the same clean Android experience after you update your phone to Android 10. Still, here’s what you’ll see in the list of major changes.

Update notification on Nokia 8 Sirocco
Update notification on Nokia 8 Sirocco
  • Gesture navigation: No more buttons to press, use gestures to navigate on your phone.
  • Dark Mode: Reduce eye strain by setting the app backgrounds to dark
  • Smart Reply: Quickly send intelligent replies directly from the notifications area
  • Improved privacy and location permissions
  • Android security patch 04-2020
  • WoWiFi support in select region and operator combinations

Source: Nokia Community

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