Nokia 2.1 Android 10 update not in sight as Pie-based June security patch arrives
HMD Global is now pushing a new update for Nokia 2.1. Unfortunately, it is not what most Nokia 2.1 users were waiting for, i.e. Android 10, rather it is the June 2020 security update based on Android 9 Pie.
Android 9 Pie arrived on Nokia 2.1 back in 2019 as its first major OS update and Android 10 update would be the device’s second and final OS update.
Well, it is interesting to see Nokia promising to deliver two OS updates for a device like Nokia 2.1, which is powered by SD 425 SoC coupled with 1 GB of RAM.
As per the revised Nokia Android 10 update roadmap, Nokia 2.1 should have picked up the Android 10 update in Q2 2020. But that does not seem to be the case as this June 2020 security update is based on Android 9 Pie.
Talking about this June security update, it sizes around 110.9 MB and has been pushed via OTA. Meaning, it will take some time in hitting all the units.
Fortunately for those who do not wish to wait for the OTA to arrive and want to manually upgrade their Nokia 2.1 with the latest security update, can grab the package file from below section:
- Device: Nokia 2.1
- Channel: Global Stable
- Android: 9 Pie Go Edition
- Type: Recovery
- Download: Link
- Type: Recovery
Since the latest update is based on Android 9 Pie, all we can do is hope that the next update brings the much-awaited Android 10 OS. For a complete list of Android 10 updated Nokia phones, you can check out our dedicated update tracker.
Besides, if you want to know whether your Nokia phone is eligible to receive an Android 11 update or not, then you can check out our Android 11 eligible Nokia devices list. Just a reminder that this is not an official list and we will keep an eye on the official announcement.
Note: In the meantime, you can check out our dedicated Nokia smartphone section to read such similar stories and the latest happenings around Nokia smartphones.
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