18 April, 2017
HMD Global, the company which is responsible for bring back Nokia from the dark to the spotlight again is rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Nokia 6. The update is the first for the HMD Global-made handset and is being pushed out as an over-the-air update. This could be the sketch of the Nokia 5 or Nokia 6, which is already official. The update brings various new features which include shortcut support on home screen, new and updated emojis, bug fixing and more.
Nokia 6 Gets Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update: Nokia 6 started receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update.
"Nokia 6 comes with Android Nougat, the full spread of Google Services and no unnecessary extras". This would seem to confirm HMD Global's previous claims that it will keep its Android-based Nokia smartphones updated regularly. A user also reported that the new update enables VoLTE mode on the device as well.
The changelog reveals that the build number for the software update is 00CN_3_170. In addition, once the update is installed, the Nokia 6 will offer support for 3G / 4G in standby. It will also update Nokia USB drivers and many other preinstalled apps. Some preloaded apps on the smartphone also get updated. It waited a while before releasing new Nokia phones that are powered by Android this time.
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The Nokia 6 is now available in China and some select countries. Both the Nokia 8 and the Nokia 9 are expected to be announced by the end of the second quarter, while the devices could be introduced later. It also sports a 2.5D curved glass display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Going to the specifications, Nokia 6 features a stunning 5.5′ inch, 1080p display. The Nokia 6 has been crafted from aluminum and houses a Snapdragon 430 processor.
Under the hood, it features a 3/GB/4GB RAM, a 32GB/64GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card, a 16MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash and 1.0 µm pixel size, an 8MP front-snapper with f/2.0 aperture and 1.12 µm pixel size, and a 3,000mAh battery fast battery charging technology.