HMD Global has started rolling out Android 9.0 Pie to its Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphones. The update will be rolling out in a phased manner, which means you might have to wait a bit for your device to receive it. The company promised its consumers last month that it will that it will be rolling out Android 9.0 Pie for Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 6.1 Plus by the end of October, which it has now delivered on. Whereas, the Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco will get it by the end of November.
Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 6.1 Plus users can check if the update is available for their device or not by going to Settings>System updates>Check for updates. If the update is available and an update card shows up for the same, users will be required to press download and install the update. It is recommended that you perform the update on a Wi-Fi network.
The Android 9.0 Pie update for the Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 6.1 Plus brings new system navigation gestures, adaptive battery feature, app actions, slices, digital wellbeing and security upgrades. Here’s a list of all the new features that Android 9.0 Pie adds.
Android 9 Pie: now available on Nokia 6.1! AI-power your Nokia 6.1 as it gets smarter, faster and adapts as you use it. We are serving 🥧 with a side of cool refreshed imaging expereince including Google Lens integration pic.twitter.com/et5fkKhbst
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Nokia 6.1 features a 5.5-inch full HD display. The Android One powered smartphone currently runs Android 8.0 Oreo OS. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor paired with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. Nokia 6.1 sports Carl Zeiss branded 16MP primary camera and an 8MP front-facing camera. The phone has a 3,000mAh battery and it supports a USB Type-C port with fast charging.
Nokia 6.1 Plus has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and microSD support. The phone is powered by a 3,060 mAh battery which supports Quick Charge 3.0 through its USB Type-C port. Nokia 6.1 Plus is an Android One-branded phone, which means it will the latest Android version and regular security updates. The device sports a dual rear camera setup comprising of a primary 16MP f/2.0 sensor and a secondary 5MP monochrome sensor. Plus, there’s a 16MP f/2.0 sensor on the front.