Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 2.3 have began receiving the Android 11 replace. Nokia 8.1 was launched in December 2018 with Android 9 Pie and was up to date to Android 10 in October 2019. Nokia 2.3 was launched in December 2019 with Android 9 Pie and obtained an Android 10 replace in April 2020. As per Nokia licensee HMD World, each the smartphones can be receiving the replace in choose areas within the first wave. There isn’t any data on when the remainder of the world will get the replace.
In an announcement on the Nokia Telephones Neighborhood Discussion board, HMD Global launched a listing of eight international locations that can be a part of the primary wave that obtain the Android 11 replace for Nokia 8.1. The international locations embody India, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam. In one other announcement, HMD World introduced that Nokia 2.3 can be receiving the Android 11 replace in 18 international locations — Bangladesh, Cambodia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hong Kong, Iceland, Latvia, Laos, Lithuania, Macau, Malaysia, Nepal, Norway, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sweden, and Vietnam.
Nokia additionally talked about that for each these smartphones, 10 p.c of the items will obtain the replace instantly, 50 p.c of the items will obtain the replace by April 10, and the remainder of the gadgets will obtain the replace by April 12. There hasn’t been a lot data relating to the firmware model or the Android safety patch that these smartphones will obtain.
HMD World launched Nokia 8.1 with a 6.18-inch full-HD+ show. Beneath the hood, it’s powered by Snapdragon 710 SoC, coupled with as much as 6GB RAM and as much as 128GB of onboard storage. On the again, it includes a twin digicam setup that contains a 12-megapixel main sensor, a 13-megapixel depth sensor. It additionally sports activities a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. On the entrance, it has a 20-megapixel selfie digicam. The cellphone packs a 3,500mAh battery with 18W quick charging capabilities.
Nokia 2.3 was launched with a 6.2-inch HD+ show and a waterdrop-style notch for the selfie digicam. It’s powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 SoC, coupled with 2GB of RAM. It options 32GB of onboard storage that’s expandable with a microSD card. On the again, there’s a twin digicam setup that includes a 13-megapixel main sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The cellphone additionally includes a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. For selfies, it has a 5-megapixel sensor. Nokia 2.3 packs a 4,000mAh battery.
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