If you are desirous of purchasing the 2018 mid-range Nokia smartphones viz the Nokia 3.1 and the Nokia 5.1, then both the handsets have received price-cuts online and are available at discounts ranging to nearly 26%. USP of these handset, at this point in time, is the fact that these are amongst those eligible to receive Google’s Android 9.0 (Pie) OS update.
Now, as far as the latest price reductions are concerned, the Nokia 5.1 is available for Rs 11,900; which represents a Rs 5000 reduction over the handset’s earlier Rs 16000 pricing. Nokia’s 5., at the reduced price, is available over at Amazon India that is also promising free deliveries.Only the black coloured variant is available at the new price-tag (on Amazon).
At the same time, the Nokia 3.1 is currently being sold by the e-tailer at Rs 9949; which represents a near Rs 4000 cut on its original pricing of Rs 13900.
The above deals are currently live.
The Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1 join a host of other Nokia smartphones eligible to receive Android 9.0 firmware as an OS update. These handsets are:
These include multiple smartphones driven by Google’s Android One as well.
Also, Nokia loyalist should remember that the rollout of Android Pie as an OS update would be phased; which indicates that considerable time would be taken before the update seeds to all eligible Nokia handsets.
Here, users could also register as beta testers to check out Android 9.0; courtesy the Nokia beta program. This can be checked out at the official Nokia website.
New features, introduced by Android 9.0 OS update include:
Users could also manually check for Android 9.0 OS update by navigating to Settings> About Phone > Software Updates > Check For Updates. The new firmware is also available over-the-air (OTA).