HMD Global has now started rolling out stable Android 9.0 (Pie) update for the Nokia 7.1 smartphone. The smartphone was launched in London in October this year with Android Oreo operating system.
The Android Pie update has been confirmed by Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global on Twitter. The tweet reads “New day, and a new serving of Pie coming right up. Nokia 7.1 now on Android 9.”
New day, and a new serving of Pie coming right up. Nokia 7.1 now on Android 9. pic.twitter.com/ZPupm6TAmR
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) November 27, 2018
The update will bring various features to the Nokia7.1 which includes Google’s new gesture navigation, an updated settings menu, Adaptive Battery and Adaptive Brightness, slices and app actions and much more. The update also brings Google’s November security patch to the device.
Since this is an over-the-air (OTA) update, users can check for the same by going through Settings > System Update > Check for Update. This announcement comes after the Nokia 6.1 was updated to Android Pie last month.
To recall, the smartphone features a 5.84-inch Full HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) display with 19:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 processor with Adreno 509 GPU and coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM with 32GB/64GB internal storage.
There is a dual rear camera setup of 12-megapixel (RGB) primary camera with dual LED flash, and a 5-megapixel (Monochrome) secondary sensor. For the front, it has an 8-megapixel camera. The Nokia 7.1 has a 3,060mAh non-removable battery with 18W fast charging and it runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo).
The smartphone has various connectivity options like 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard the smartphone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The device measures 149.7 x 71.19 x 7.99 mm and it weighs 159 grams.