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Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Upgrade To Android 9 Pie| HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today
announced that the Nokia 6.1 Plus will be upgraded to Android 9 Pie which will be rolled out in phases from 8 November onwards. Meanwhile, the Nokia 6.1 has started receiving the Android 9 Pie update since 2 November.
Packed with Google’s newest software and building on the features of Android 8.0 Oreo™, Android 9 Pie’s focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning gives owners a more customised and tailored experience. The reinforced with Android One, are most recent Nokia smartphones in the last month to receive Android 9 Pie, after the Nokia 7 Plus.
The upgrades comes as part of HMD Global’s promise to continue to deliver pure, secure and up-to-date Android. With a clean, fast UI delivering the latest innovation from Google. Furthermore, each Android One Nokia smartphone will receive monthly security updates for a period of three years, and OS updates for two years.
“We are excited to announce the upgrade of the Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 to Android 9 Pie, in addition to the Nokia 7 Plus which received the upgrade in October. Nokia smartphones are future-proof, as seen in our commitment to providing our fans with new OS updates and pure, secure and up-to-date Android. With Android 9 Pie, we are also proud to deliver an experience where our fans get the most out of their android phones.”
-Per Ekman, Vice President, Asia Pacific, HMD Global
Nokia 6.1 Plus
The Nokia 6.1 Plus has enjoyed unprecedented success since its launch, selling out at record speed and receiving huge praise for its all-screen design with full HD+ 19:9 screen ration, which allows an impressive immersive content experience. Now, with the added Android 9 Pie update, fans can try out a whole new set of features, including App Actions – an exclusive featured to Android One devices and Google Pixel phones.
Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, the Nokia 6.1 Plus is faster than ever and with the introduction of Adaptive Battery its already impressive 3060mAh battery is given an added boost with the update using deep learning to understand usage patterns, and prioritise battery power on the most important apps.
Owners of any Nokia smartphone that has received an Android 9 Pie update can also be amongst the first non-Pixel devices to receive a taster of the Digital Wellbeing Beta Preview, which is now available for testing via Google Play for devices running Android 9 Pie.
The new Digital Wellbeing features will help encourage breaks from screen time. New functionalities include highlighting device time on the phone’s Dashboard, the ability to set time limits for app usage and Wind Down Mode which fades the phone to grayscale and activates Do Not Disturb at a predetermined time in the evening.
Now with Android 9 Pie, the Nokia 6.1’s already impressive battery life is further complimented with the introduction of Adaptive Battery, an update that uses deep learning to understand usage patterns and prioritise battery power on the most important apps.
Key features of Android 9 Pie
App Actions – Helps you get things done faster by predicting your next move and displaying the right action on your phone
Slices – Identifies relevant information of your favourite apps to make them more easily accessible when you need them
Adaptive Battery – Uses deep learning to understand usage patterns and prioritise battery power on important apps
Adaptive Brightness – Automatically adapts phone brightness by learning from your interactions with different settings
New system navigation– Features a single home button that provides intelligent predictions and suggestions (user enabled) Digital Wellbeing features available from Autumn 2018
Dashboard – Highlights screen time and phone usage including how many times device has been unlocked and number of notifications received
App Timers – Set time limits on app usage
Wind Down and Do Not Disturb– Set a daily schedule to get your phone ready for bed. Your screen fades to Grayscale, while Do Not Disturb silences notifications for a restful sleep. You can activate Do Not Disturb anytime you want to disconnect.