Nokia 8 getting Android 8.1 beta update

Posted January 24, 2018

After updating, your Wi-Fi settings menu will flash speed labels: Slow for 0-1 Mbps, OK for 1-5 Mbps, Fast for 5-20 Mbps, and Very Fast for 20 Mbps or more.

If you are hoping to save your time and boost up the speed of your cellular access to WiFi then switch to Android 8.1 Oreo because Google is rolling out some significant features which will make online life much easier. Android 8.1 operating system has a solid update to put this problem to rest once and for all. You are never really sure of the type of speed and connectivity you will be getting. The Tweet reads as, "Public Wi-Fi can be spotty". The feature will still display Slow Wi-Fi networks, but tapping on them is not highly recommended.

This new feature will give the users a closer look at which Wi-Fi network is faster and it's on them to connect to a Wi-Fi network of their choice.

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These tags will be below the network name and shown when you are searching for potential Wi-Fi networks to connect to. And lastly, Fast networks are able to stream most videos while Very Fast networks are the best out of the pack, with the ability to stream "very" high-quality videos.

While open Wi-Fi networks are nice to find, they can sometimes be so slow that you'd prefer to just use your precious mobile data. Specifically, the ratings will apply to public networks that can be evaluated.

Users also have the option to disable this feature by heading to Settings, Network, Wifi, Wifi preferences and open Advanced option. Are you ever concerned about the speed of public networks? Unfortunately, until today, it hasn't been included in Android 8.1, though that is changing now. Also, Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 are now on Android 8.0 Oreo beta.

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Google released the Android 8.1 Oreo back in early December past year along with Android Go.

Nokia is all set to upgrade Android 8.1 Oreo beta for its bestselling smartphone Nokia 8.

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