Ever since HMD Global acquired Nokia Mobiles, the company has been doing wonders in the smartphone market. Besides the wonderful glass design and great build quality, another key highlight of the Nokia phones has been the stock Android interfere which the company managed to bring with the help of Google’s Android One programme. Not just that, HMD has been very committed to upgrading its phones to the latest software. The company very recently updated some of its old and new phones to Android 9 Pie. Next is Nokia 6’s turn.
The company had previously promised to upgrade the Nokia 6 to the latest software aka Android 9 Pie very soon. Looks like, the day is nearing. We say this as the leaked build of an internal beta release has surfaced online. This is a beta update and as of now there no official confirmation by the company on the Android 9 Pie rollout to the Nokia 6.
Android 9 Pie Coming to Nokia 6
HMD Global has previously promised to upgrade the old Nokia phones including the Nokia 6 to the latest software, aka Android 9 Pie. As already noted this report comes from XDA forums. A Senior Member of XDA Forums hikari_calyx also posted information on how to get the Android 9 Pie on Nokia 6 by flashing the update. If you want to flash the update there are two process: one, you can manually flash the firmware or force the OTA update, but these it is important to note that both these methods could delete the internal storage, which is why you should ensure to back up all your data before flashing the update on your Nokia 6. Once you flash the update, you will be able to sideload the APK manually.
HMD Global recently upgraded some of the Nokia phones to Android 9 Pie including the Nokia 8 (Beta), Nokia 7 Plus, and others. The company also launched the Nokia 7.1 and Nokia 8.1 in India and later runs Android 9 Pie out of the box, while the former runs Android 8.1 Oreo and will be soon upgraded to Android 9 Pie the company has promised.
Nokia 6: Specifications and Features
The Nokia 6 was launched with an older version of Android and with the coming of the new version the phone will get upgraded to all the Android 9 Pie features like gestures, adaptive battery and display and more. As far as the specs are concerned the Nokia 6 comes with a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. On the hardware front, the phone is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. On the camera front, the phone includes a single sensor on both front and back panel. On the rear, the phone includes a 16MP camera while on the front in packs an 8MP for selfies. The phone is backed by a 3000mAh battery.