As promised, HMD Global starts the release of Android 9.0 Pie update to its Nokia 5 smartphone. Recently, the company announced the Android Pie update roadmap for Nokia phones. It was also noted that Android Pie update on Nokia 5 and Nokia 3.1 Plus will be available this week. Now Nokia 3.1 Plus is next to get the update.
Today, Juho Sarvikas, chief product officer at HMD Global announced the news via Twitter.
It gives me immense pleasure to announce that Nokia 5 (2017) has just been updated to Android 9 Pie! Nokia Phones truly get better over time! pic.twitter.com/HbwKxilXc8
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) January 24, 2019
Prior to Nokia 5, Nokia 8 Sirocco was the last Nokia phone to receive the pie update. received the Pie update. It’s really a treat for Nokia 5 users as the smartphone is quite old came in 2017. It came with Android Nougat, in 2018 received Android Oreo and now the sweetness of Pie.
There is a series of Nokia smartphones already done with the Pie update, some are in the process while some will get in Q1 and Q2 2019. Phones in the pipeline include the Nokia 6, Nokia 5.1, Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3 and Nokia 1.
The update on Nokia 5 brings all the good features of Pie along with January 2019 security patch. It’s an OTA update and the release is gradual, so you might get it in some time. So you can wait for it.