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Nokia Android 10 update: eligible phones and release date

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It has become a usual practice for Google to roll out a new Android OS update every year. In 2017, it’s Android Oreo, 2018 came with Android 9.0 pie, and last year, it’s Android 10. This year, Google is planning to release yet another OS, Android 11, and it’s likely to roll out by October. Although Nokia rolled out the Android 10 update to six of its devices in January, many are just getting the update.

In this article, we’ll be showing you everything you need to know about the Nokia Android 10 update. However, before we go into that, let’s have a quick look at some features of Android 10 update.

Google’s Android 10 Features

Google’s Android 10 update came with a lot of amazing features. In case you’re short on time, here are some of the features you might want to see.

  • Google Assistant
  • Grouped silent notifications
  • Improved privacy controls
  • New gesture navigation
  • Accent colors and theming options
  • Native screen recording
  • Security Update
  • Native desktop mode
  • QR codes to connect to Wi-Fi
  • Smart Reply
  • Google Pay in the power menu
  • System-wide dark theme

Lists Of Phones Already Enjoying The Nokia Android 10 Update

Firstly, here’s a list of Nokia devices already on Android 10, in order of their dates of receiving the update.

  • Nokia 8.1: October 2019

This device is also known as the Nokia X7. It was announced on October 16, with a lot of amazing features, including running on Android 9.0 Pie and later updated to Android 10.

  • Nokia 7.1: December 2019

Nokia announced the Nokia 7.1 on October 4, 2018, with Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box. However, it’s now upgradable to Android 10.

The device, released on February 24, 2019, came with amazing features, including Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845. It came with Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. However, it’s now upgradable to Android 10.

  • Nokia 7 Plus: January 2020

It’s released in 2018, April, and it came out running on Android 8.1 (Oreo). However, it’s now upgradable to Android 10.

  • Nokia 6.1: January 2020

Nokia 6.1 was released in 2018, May 06. Although it came out running on Android 8.1 (Oreo), it’s now upgradable to Android 10.

  • Nokia 6.1 Plus: January 2020

This device, also known as Nokia X6, came out running on Android 8.1 (Oreo). It’s now upgradable to Android 10 and Android One.

Lists Of Phones On April Update

  • Nokia 7.2: Rollout started (April 1)

Nokia released this device in 2019, September 05, with Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. However, it’s now upgradable to Android 10 and Android One.

  • Nokia 3.2: Rollout started (April 9)

Nokia released Nokia 3.2 in 2019, May 22, with Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. It’s now upgradable to Android 10.

  • Nokia 4.2:

It was released in 2019, May, with Android Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. It’s now upgradable to Android 10 since April 9.

  • Nokia 8 Sirocco:

It was released with Android 8.0 (Oreo) out of the box. However, it’s now upgradable to Android 10 since April 15.

  • Nokia 2.2 & 2.3

Both devices came with Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. However, it’s now upgradable to Android 10 since April 22.

  • Nokia 6.2: Rollout started (April 28)

In case your Nokia device is listed above, and you are yet to see any Android 10 update, you need not panic. That’s because it can take some time before the update gets to everyone, depending on your location. However, Nokia 6.2 has started receiving the update. So, let’s have a quick look at the countries already receiving the new update.

Nokia 6.2: Countries To Receive The First Wave Of Andriod 10 Update

For Nokia 6.2 users, you can check below for the list of countries to receive the first wave of the update.

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Cambodia
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Tunisia
  • UAE
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Yemen

However, you must know that about 10% of the countries have received the update since April 28. And 50% of them are going to receive the update today while others will have to wait till May 3.

List Of Devices Waiting To Receive The Nokia Android 10 Update

To ensure that all its eligible devices receive the Android 10 update, Nokia has slated Q2 for rolling out of the update.

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

While there’s no official date as to when the devices will get the update, the Nokia 5.1 plus should expect it this month. However, if we are to go by the update that came rolling in April, then we should expect them to receive the update by June.

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