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 acquired an Android 10 replace in April 2020. As per Nokia licensee HMD Global, each the smartphones can be receiving the replace in choose areas in the first wave. There isn’t any info on when the remainder of the world will get the replace.
In an announcement on the Nokia Phones Community Forum, HMD Global launched an inventory of eight international locations that can be a part of the first 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 Global 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 info relating to the firmware model or the Android safety patch that these smartphones will obtain.
HMD Global launched Nokia 8.1 with a 6.18-inch full-HD+ show. Under 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 encompasses a twin digital camera setup that includes a 12-megapixel major sensor, a 13-megapixel depth sensor. It additionally sports activities a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. At the entrance, it has a 20-megapixel selfie digital camera. 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 digital camera. It is 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 digital camera setup that encompasses a 13-megapixel major sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The cellphone additionally encompasses 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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