HMD Global has announced that its mid-range smartphone Nokia 6.1 has started receiving the latest Android 9.0 Pie stable update. The smartphone went on sale in May 2018 and received the Android Pie beta update in October 2018.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer at HMD Global announced the news via Twitter with text, “Android 9 Pie: now available on Nokia 6.1! AI-power your Nokia 6.1 as it gets smarter, faster and adapts as you use it. We are serving Pie with a side of cool refreshed imaging experience including Google Lens integration.”
Android 9 Pie: now available on Nokia 6.1! AI-power your Nokia 6.1 as it gets smarter, faster and adapts as you use it. We are serving ? with a side of cool refreshed imaging expereince including Google Lens integration pic.twitter.com/et5fkKhbst
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) October 30, 2018
So, as mentioned above in the Tweet by Juho, the stable Pie update on Nokia 6.1 aka Nokia 6 (2018) brings enhanced camera features such as Google Lens integration which allow you to search what you see in your camera.
Android 9.0 Pie update on Nokia 6.1 Changelog:
- New system navigation, settings menu, and notifications
- Adaptive Battery power prioritization for users’ most commonly used apps/services
- Adaptive and optimized brightness levels
- Predictive Applications Actions
- New camera v9.0 with new UI, Google Lens, and Google motion integration
The Nokia 6.1 was launched with Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box and under the hood running an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/ 64GB of inbuilt storage.
In terms of optics, the handset bears a single 16-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and f/2.0 aperture and a single 8-megapixel fixed-focus sensor on the front with the same f/2.0 aperture.
Connectivity options on the Nokia 6 (2018) include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, 3.5mm jack, and USB Type-C.