Nokia 8.1 Starts receiving Android 10 Firmware Update 


The new update to Nokia 8.1 introduces the much asked for Android 10 to the smartphone. The update could also be checked for manually now. Check out now.

Written By Tech Desk | Mumbai | Updated On:

If you are a user of the Nokia 8.1 premium smartphone, then there is a new update seeding widely now. This introduces the much asked for Android 10 to the smartphone. You could check for newer over-the-air (OTA) notifications for your smartphones, now. The update could also be checked for manually through the Settings menu.  

The new Android 10 experience for Nokia 8.1 

As far as this new update, to Nokia 8.1, is concerned, it includes the likes of Gesture Navigation along with the Dark Theme. The smartphone is driven by the Android 9.0 (Pie) platform and is eligible to receive Android 10 as a firmware update. Now, with Google’s newest firmware having begun rolling out to Nokia 8.1, it is only a matter of time before all users are covered under the ambit of the new update. The Nokia 8.1, being a premium smartphone, features key technical specifications such as: 


  • 6.18-inch edge-to-edge display 
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system - directly out of the box 
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC 
  • 12 MP + 13 MP dual rear cameras 
  • 20 MP front snapper 
  • 4GB, 6GB RAM 
  • 64GB, 128GB internal storage variants 
  • LTE, HSPA, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, microUSB connectivity 
  • 3500mAh battery with 18 W fast charging offering comparatively quicker charging times 


In related news, users of lower-end Nokia devices such as Nokia 1, Nokia 1 Plus, and Nokia 2.1 are also slated to receive a custom Android 10 Go as a software update. This is officially confirmed to begin rollout from early 2020. These handsets are Android Go smartphones. New functionality sets of Android 10 Go include the likes of better phone management and enhanced performance with security functionality. These are, of course, alongside the conventional Android 10 functionality which other Nokia mid-range smartphones would receive. Finally, with this update, there would also be the Google Assistant Go, Gallery Go, and Gboard Go. 

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