Nokia 6 smartphone starts receiving Android Nougat 7.1.1 update: Report
HMD Global, the company that owns exclusive rights to Nokia mobile brand, has reportedly started rolling out Android Nougat 7.1.1 update to Nokia 6 smartphone. The OTA update brings hosts of new features as well as the security patch released by Google for the month of April to the device.
According to a report in Android Soul, the update weighs 369MB in size. The new features that the update brings includes shortcut support on homescreen and updated emojis. Along with this, the update will also bring power-saving mode and background app management to the Nokia 6 devicea. The Android Nougat 7.1.1 update also includes some bug fixes and system enhancements.
For those unaware, the dual-SIM Nokia 6 smartphone has a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) 2.5D curved display with with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor along with Adreno 505 GPU and 4GB LPDDR3 RAM. On the storage front, the Nokia 6 comes with an inbuilt 64GB storage, which can expanded via a microSD card up to 128GB.
On optics front, Nokia 6 is powered by a 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Phase Detection Autofocus and f/2.0 aperture. There is also an 8MP front-facing camera with 84-degree wide angle lens and f/2.0 aperture.
The 4G LTE-supporting Nokia 6 comes with Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, USB OTG and Wi-Fi as connectivity options. It packs a 3000mAh battery. The smartphone measures 154 x 75.8 x 7.8mm, has dual speakers powered by Dolby Atmos tech, 3.5mm headphone jack and a fingerprint sensor on the home button.
Recently, an online report claimed that Nokia will launch the revamped version of Nokia 3310 smartphone by the end of this month. According to the report in Neowin website, the first launch the Nokia 3310 will be first launched in Malaysia. The company’s other three Android-based smartphones — Nokia 3, 5 and 6, will be launched next month.