Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 2.3 are receiving Android 11 update

Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 2.3 are receiving Android 11 update

HMD World has been doing an excellent job with regards to rolling software program updates for its smartphones. That is largely as a consequence of the truth that all Nokia handsets include Android One which permits quicker Android updates. Anyway, this additionally requires a sure effort from the OEM. Now we have the Xiaomi Mi A3 for instance that being a part of Android One doesn’t essentially imply that updates will come fastly. So far as Nokia smartphones are involved, the state of affairs might change quickly because the model is recruiting builders to make its personal Nokia UX. For now, the corporate will preserve rolling out the clear Android 11 replace for eligible smartphones. The newest batch of telephones getting Android 11 consists of the Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 2.3.

In a discussion board put up over at Nokia Neighborhood, the Finnish firm introduced the secure Android 11 replace rollout for the Nokia 8.1. Price noting that some customers had been operating Android 11 by way of a leaked inner firmware. Nonetheless, now with the secure launch, the opposite customers that aren’t used to superior strategies will lastly have the ability to get pleasure from Android 11 goodies. The Android 11 replace consists of Notification Bubbles, revamped Notifications panel, new media controls, sensible units shortcuts, one-time permissions for apps, and extra.

The replace shall be rolling out in batches. The primary wave will cowl India, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Macau, Nepal, and the Philippines. The staged rollout will begin at the moment, on the first second the firmware will attain 10% of the person base. If not essential bug seems within the meantime, the corporate shall be a wider rollout subsequent week. This shall be adopted by one other rollout for extra markets.

The replace can be coming for the Nokia 2.3

Apart from the Nokia 8.1, the corporate can be rolling out Android 11 for the Nokia 2.3. The low-tier smartphones will obtain this replace in two waves. Nonetheless, within the first wave, it can attain 16 international locations that are virtually double the Nokia 8.1 first wave. The rollout will observe the identical methodology because the Nokia 8.1. HMD expects to finish the rollout earlier than April 12.

For these unaware, the Nokia 2.Three reached the market final 12 months, whereas the Nokia 8.1 is from December 2018. The latter reached the market with Android 9 Pie and obtained Android 10 a few months later. Now, it’s receiving its second main Android replace. And we assume will probably be the final one coming for it. Regardless of the Android One program deadline for main Android upgrades, we anticipate each units to maintain receiving safety patches till 2022/2023.