Nokia confirms Android 10 coming to its smartphones, starting from October 2019

On the day that Google announced it is no longer going to give Android OS revisions names after desserts, Nokia has issued its own release giving the dates for when its Android smartphones will get Android 10 (aka Android Q).

The updates start from Q4 2019 and continue into Q2 2020, starting with handsets like the Nokia 7.1, Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 9 PureView.

You can see the full selection in the image below.

Android 10 upgrade schedule for Nokia smartphones

Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global said: “With a proven track record in delivering software updates fast, Nokia smartphones were the first whole portfolio to benefit from a 2-letter upgrade from Android Nougat to Android Oreo and then Android Pie.

“We were the fastest manufacturer to upgrade from Android Oreo to Android Pie across the range. And with today’s roll out plan we look set to do it even faster for Android Pie to Android 10 upgrades.

“We are the only manufacturer 100% committed to having the latest Android across the entire portfolio. Thank you to everyone in our Beta programmes who help to build on our unique Android promise and ensure your Nokia phone experience just keeps getting better.”

HMD Global’s Android promise ensures Nokia smartphone customers benefit from two years of OS upgrades and three years of security updates.

More info: Nokia


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