HMD Global has finally started rolling Android 9.0 Pie for Nokia 6 and Nokia 8. It is an over-the-air (OTA) update so it might take a while before you get the update on your smartphone. It is going to be rolled out in a phased-out manner and not all markets are getting it from the beginning. The Nokia 6 Android Pie update is being rolled out in Australia, India and Latin America. On the other hand, Nokia 8 Android Pie update is being rolled out in India, Romania, and the Netherlands. The size of the update is 1.7GB. This Android Pie update is bringing, to both phones, the February 2019 security patch.
Nokia 6 specifications
To recall, the Nokia 6 sports a 5.5-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen, a resolution of 1,080×1,920 and an aspect ratio of 16:9. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC. There are two RAM variants—3GB and 4GB. They bring internal storage for 32GB and 64GB respectively. There is a single rear camera here, which comprises of a 16MP sensor. A front camera with an 8MP sensor is also there. Connectivity options include WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC, FM Radio and microUSB 2.0. The Nokia 6 is powered by a non-removable battery of 3,000mAh.
Nokia 8 specifications
The Nokia 8 sports a 5.3-inch 1,440×2,560 display with an aspect ratio of 16:9. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. There is a 4GB RAM and a 6GB RAM variant which come with 64GB and 128GB internal storage respectively. The smartphone can additionally hold up to 512GB data via a microSD card. There is a dual rear camera setup of 13MP each and a front camera with a 13MP sensor, that is meant for selfies. Connectivity options include WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and USB 3.1.
The Nokia 8 houses a non-removable battery of 3,090mAh and comes in multiple colour options. This includes tempered blue, polished blue, steel and copper polish. Sensors of the handset include a fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro sensor, proximity sensor, compass and barometer.