HMD Global confirms Android 10 (Q) update for range of Nokia smartphones, roll out begins Q4 2019

Google is all set to roll out Android 10 (Q) for its Pixel devices soon since it has pushed the final Android Q beta 6 update for the phone. After HUAWEI,  HMD Global has confirmed Android Q update for its Nokia smartphones that were launched last year and this year. New Nokia 7.1, 8.1 and Nokia 9 PureView will get the update first in Q4 2019, and the update will continue for older phones in Q1 2020 and Q2 2020. Older Nokia 8, Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 that recently got security update extension for an additional year are not in the list.

List of Nokia smartphones that are confirmed to receive Android 10 update:

Q4 2019

  • Nokia 7.1
  • Nokia 8.1
  • Nokia 9 PureView

Q1 2020

  • Nokia 6.1
  • Nokia 6.1 Plus
  • Nokia 7 Plus
  • Nokia 2.2
  • Nokia 3.1 Plus
  • Nokia 3.2
  • Nokia 4.2
  • Nokia 1 Plus
  • Nokia 5.1 Plus
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco

Q2 2020

  • Nokia 2.1
  • Nokia 3.1
  • Nokia 5.1
  • Nokia 1

Android 10 will bring number of additional privacy and security features for users, as well as Dark Theme, Smart Reply, Focus mode, dedicated ‘Privacy section’, and lots more.

The company said that exact roll out dates may vary by region due to operator approvals and local variances. We should know more details about the coming weeks.


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