HMD Global confirms Android 11 update for range of Nokia smartphones


HMD Global today released its timeline for upgrading its Android
11-ready portfolio to the latest Android OS. The rollout is planned to commence in Q4 2020 starting with Nokia 8.3 5G and the Nokia 5.3. Owners of the Nokia 2.2 and Nokia 8.1 will also be among the first to experience Android 11 this year, said the company. At the launch it confirmed Android 12 update even for entry-level phones such as the Nokia 3.4 and 2.4.

List of Nokia smartphones that are confirmed to receive Android 11 update:

Q4 2020

  • Nokia 8.3 5G
  • Nokia 2.2
  • Nokia 5.3
  • Nokia 8.1

Q1 2021

  • Nokia 1.3
  • Nokia 4.2
  • Nokia 2.4
  • Nokia 3.4

Q1 to Q2 2021

  • Nokia 3.2
  • Nokia 7.2
  • Nokia 6.2

Q2 2021

  • Nokia 1 Plus
  • Nokia 9 Pureview

Nokia smartphones with Android 11 with a streamlined interface and no bloatware include:

  • Manage your conversations: Stay in touch with those who matter by managing conversations across multiple messaging apps all in one place on your Nokia smartphone.
  • “Hey Google, show me my day”: Using the dedicated Google Assistant button or just your voice, get a full snapshot of your day, and when you need to focus or unwind, use the Digital Wellbeing tools like Focus mode and Bedtime mode.
  • Permissions auto-reset: Supporting our commitment to delivering secure and reliable mobile experiences, Nokia smartphones on Android 11 will reset the permissions of apps that haven’t been used in a while, allowing only recent apps access to personal data.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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