Google announced Android 10 in August and at the same time HMD Global confirmed that three of its devices – Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7.1, will receive the update to Android 10 in Q4 2019. It now appears that we’re closer to having Android 10 on Nokia 9 PureView as the device running the latest software has now been spotted on Geekbench.
The latest spotting of the Nokia 9 PureView on Geekbench shows that the device is running on Android 10 operating system. Nokiapoweruser who first spotted the device has also shared a screen-grab which shows that the Nokia 9 PureView running Android 10 scored 510 and 2,196 points on single-core and multi-core tests respectively.
The scores are relatively lower than the Nokia 9 PureView that was found on Geekbench before its launch earlier this year. At the time, the device had scored 2269 points in the single-core test and 8793 points in the multi-core test.
With Android 10, the Nokia 9 PureView will feature an advanced system-wide Dark mode, suggested Smart Reply actions, new Gesture Navigation, Live Caption, Limited Location sharing permissions, a new Privacy section, Security updates through Google Play, Silent but visible notifications, Parental controls through Family Link and Focus mode. All these features have been explained in detail here.
Besides the Nokia 9 PureView, HMD Global is also expected to roll out Android 10 update to Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7.1 in Q4 2019. The Nokia 6.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 7 Plus will get the update sometime between the end of 2019 and start of 2020.
While the start of Q1 2020 will see the Nokia 2.2, Nokia 3.1 Plus, Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 4.2 get the update, HMD will push the same to the Nokia 5.1 Plus, Nokia 1 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco before March 2020. In Q2 2020, the Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1, Nokia 5.1 and Nokia 1 will be seeded with Android 10.