Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 will get Android 9 Pie update

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HMD Global announced that the Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphones are finally receiving the Android 9 Pie update. Android Pie updates for the Nokia 6.1 Plus and the Nokia 6.1 is now available. The Nokia 6.1, which was launched a few months ago, features a 5.5-inch full HD display and is powered by Snapdragon 630 processor. The handset has a 4GB RAM, a 16MP Zeiss rear camera, and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo.

Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 will get Android 9 Pie update

The Nokia 6.1 Plus, on the other hand, features a larger 5.8-inch display, a Snapdragon 636 processor, a 4GB/6GB RAM, a 16MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, and an Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. As part of the Android One program, these smartphones are guaranteed to receive the monthly security updates for three years.

The latest firmware will come with Google’s latest software enhancements that include support for artificial intelligence and machine learning. The update was previously available to members of Nokia’s Beta Labs program, but now it’s ready for primetime. Hopefully all the kinks (if any) have been worked out. 


Some Android Pie key functionalities: 
  • App Actions – Helps get things done faster by predicting your next move and displaying the right action on your phone 
  • Slices – Identifies relevant information on your favorite apps to make them more easily accessible when you need them 
  • Adaptive Battery ​– Uses deep learning to understand usage patterns and prioritize battery power on important apps 
  • New System Navigation​  Features a single home button that provides intelligent predictions and suggestions (user-enabled) 

For those who have not yet received the update, you can check via the software update tab in your phone’s settings.

The Nokia 6.1 Plus and the Nokia 6.1 are available in the Philippines with a price of PHP15,990 and PHP14,990, respectively.

Nokia 6.1 Plus Specs: 
  • 5.8-inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2280) IPS 19:9 display, 435ppi 
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 1.8GHz octa-core CPU 
  • Adreno 509 GPU 
  • 4GB/6GB RAM 
  • 32GB/64GB e-MMC 5.1 
  • microSD up to 256GB (SIM2 slot) 
  • 16MP + 5MP EIS, PDAF rear camera, LED flash 
  • 16MP front camera 
  • LTE Cat.4 150Mbps DL/50Mbps UL 
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 
  • Bluetooth 5.0 
  • GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou 
  • USB 2.0 Type-C 
  • Fingerprint scanner 
  • Gyroscope 
  • 3.5mm audio port 
  • Android 8.1 Oreo 
  • 3,060mAh battery 
  • 147.2 x 70.98 x 8.59 mm 
  • Gloss Black, Gloss White, Gloss Midnight Blu 

Nokia 6.1 Specs: 
  • 5.5-inch 16:9 Full HD IPS display @ 1080×1920 pixels 
  • 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core CPU 
  • Adreno 508 GPU 
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM 
  • 32/64GB internal storage 
  • Expandable via microSD card up to 128GB 
  • 16MP f/2.0 PDAF rear camera, Zeiss optics, dual-tone LED flash 
  • 8MP f/2.0 84-degree wide-angle lens front camera 
  • 4G LTE Cat.4 
  • Dual SIM (nano) 
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 
  • Bluetooth 5.0 
  • GPS/ A-GPS 
  • USB Type-C port 
  • FM radio 
  • Fingerprint scanner 
  • Android 8.0 Oreo 
  • 3000mAh battery w/ Fast Charging 
  • 148.8×75.8×8.6 mm 
  • 172 g 
  • Black, Silver

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