Tuesday, 23 January, 2018

Android 8.0 Oreo beta testing now open to Nokia 5: HMD Global

Nokia camera app update The Nokia Camera UI has now been updated
Terence Owen | 14 December, 2017, 15:31

Although there's more to be desired, these changes are most welcome, as the early versions of the Nokia camera app weren't exactly too feature-rich.

The new Nokia camera app shows not only 2x telephoto zoom but also wide angle mode (both features the Nokia 5 can't even make use of since it has a single camera). It's interesting to note that we heard a lot about Nokia 9 from rumors and leaks, including info about the processor, memory, dimensions, screen, (lack of) headphone jack, but nothing about the camera, except that the camera is similar to Nokia 8. The value for the ISO can range between 100 to 2000 while that of shutter speed can range between 1/500s and 1s. The upcoming smartphone is expected to come with dual cameras, and now it looks like one of its cameras may have a wide and telephoto zoom lens. The latest version of the beta includes an update to the stick Nokia camera app. Other devices like Nokia 7 or Nokia 8 will have higher or lower numbers, depending on the settings. This means that HMD could potentially pack a more powerful camera hardware in the 9, which is also expected considering the 9 should be higher priced and overall better than the 8. The Nokia 9 is claimed to have a telephoto RGB secondary sensor on board that will make its camera different from the dual camera setup seen on the Nokia 8.

Microsoft adds AI features, Reddit partnership to Bing search engine
The announcement was made at San Francisco by CEO Alexis Ohanian confirming the partnership with both Microsoft and Bing. It will do this by adding prompts to extract more information from the users.

The Android 8.0 Oreo beta brings a host of new features including faster load times, Picture-in-Picture, Autofill passwords, Notification dots, New emojis and improved battery life, among other things to Nokia 5. Once your device is successfully enrolled, you will get the Android 8.0 beta build via over the air (OTA) update. Users can register on the beta testing platform and test out Android Oreo on their devices, while also providing HMD Global with feedback on bugs in the software.

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