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[Update: Nokia 9 PureView too] Android 10 internal beta leaks for the Nokia 6.1, 6.1 Plus, 7 Plus, and 7.1

Following the recent rollout of Android 10 on the Nokia 8.1, HMD Global is now prepping up to release the update for other devices in its lineup. The company had previously shared the Android 10 update roadmap for its devices, with the Nokia 7.1 set to receive the update in Q4 2019. Now, leaked beta...

Download an Android 10 custom ROM for the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2, Nokia 6.1/6.1 Plus, Nokia 7 Plus, Moto G5 Plus, and HTC One M9

Back in September, Google released the Android 10 source code and that kickstarted the custom ROM development here on XDA. Since then, we've seen several devices receive Android 10 based custom ROMs, including the Xiaomi Redmi 2, Moto G2015, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, HTC 10, HTC One M8, etc. Most recently, the OnePlus 3/3T, Xiaomi...

[Update: Android 10 Go Edition] HMD Global reveals Android 10 update roadmap for its Nokia smartphones, teases cheap 5G phone for 2020

The latest version of Android, formerly known as Android Q, will be called Android 10 as part of Google's newest efforts to give Android a fresher look. That's it, no fluff, no dessert name---just Android 10. And while this may make sense from a business perspective, it is still not sitting well with Android enthusiasts....

HMD Global will continue to support its first-gen Nokia phones for another year

Back in February 2017, HMD Global announced the re-entry of the Nokia brand with the international launch of the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones. This was followed up by the Nokia 8 in August 2017 and the Nokia 2 in October 2017. HMD Global executives mentioned in an interview that OEM skins...

Digital Wellbeing arrives on the Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 with Android Pie

HMD Global has been committed to bringing the latest software updates to most of its Android devices. The first generation Nokia 6, which was launched with Android 7.0 Nougat, recently got the Android 9 Pie update along with February's security patch. As part of the update, Nokia 6 has also received some of the features exclusive to the...

Nokia 6 starts receiving its Android Pie update

HMD Global's roadmap for updates of Nokia devices included a whole host of devices that would be updated to Android Pie. This included the Nokia 6, the Pie update for which was scheduled for sometime in Q1 2019. The device was launched in January 2017 with Android 7.0 Nougat, and was subsequently updated to Android...

HMD Global unveils the Android Pie update roadmap for Nokia smartphones

If we have to choose one thing to give credit to HMD Global for, I'd pick their commitment to software updates. They always tend to release the latest and greatest flavor of Android for their devices, especially in a timely manner. Thankfully, they use an almost vanilla version of Android, which makes it easier for...

Early Android Pie beta update for the Nokia 6 leaks online

Ever since HMD Global acquired the rights to sell smartphones under the Nokia brand, the company has had great success selling a range of budget and mid-range smartphones. What makes their smartphones especially interesting is that they all run near-stock builds of Android, and most are part of the Android One program - meaning they're...

Nokia 6.1 forums are now open

The Nokia 6.1 is a pretty good Android One smart phone. It launched early this year in China as the Nokia 6, but it launched in the US not too long ago for a reasonably priced $269. The phone recently received its Android Pie update as well.The Nokia 6.1 has a Snapdragon 630 SoC, 4GBs...

Nokia 6.1 Plus regains the notch hiding feature in the Android Pie update

The Nokia 6.1 Plus is a strange beast in HMD Global's phone lineup. It's decidedly a mid-range phone—and a pretty solid one at that—sporting a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset with up to 6GB RAM, an FHD+ IPS LCD 5.8" display, 16 MP + 5 MP dual rear camera sensors, and a decently sized 3,060 mAh...

Nokia 6.1 Plus is getting stable Android Pie with October security patches

One focus of Nokia/HMD for their device lineup is, very clearly, their software experience. Many of their phones are part of the Android One program, which means they feature pure stock Android with certain actually useful additions, in the same fashion as Motorola back in the day. Furthermore, updates are delivered promptly and on-time: the...

Nokia 6.1 now receiving Android Pie update

While HMD Global has been the subject of controversy regarding their cooperation with the custom development scene, their commitment to software updates certainly can't go unnoticed. They're one of the first major smartphone manufacturers to release Android Pie officially for their devices. They were also one of the first manufacturers to bring Google's Digital Wellbeing...