After Nokia 9 PureView and Nokia 8.1, Nokia 7.1 gets Android 10

By Xite - December 11, 2019
HMD Global, the company that sells Nokia smartphones, has announced that it has started to roll out the Android 10 update to Nokia 7.1. The update is 1274.7MB in size and will bring features like Gest....

After rolling out the Android 10 OS for the Nokia 9 PureView and the Nokia 8.1, HMD Global, the company that sells Nokia phones, has announced that it has started to roll out the Android Q update to the Nokia 7.1 (Review). The mid-segment smartphone receives the latest Android OS just days after the rollout was announced for the Nokia 9 PureView. HMD Global says it is on track to have even more of its smartphone portfolio running Android 10 by early 2020. According to the users on Twitter, the Nokia 7.1 update is 1274.7MB in size.

Nokia 7.1 users will get new features with Android 10, including:

  • Gesture Navigation: It will let users navigate faster by providing more intuitive controls.

  • Smart Reply: Users will be able to reply faster with even smarter responses in messages.

  • Privacy Controls: The users will now have even more control of their personal data all in one place. They can also control when their location is shared with apps.

  • Focus mode: Block out distracting apps when you need to concentrate on what’s important (try it now in Beta)

  • Family Link: Now part of the Digital Wellbeing settings, the feature will help parents set digital ground rules for the whole family.

HMD Global sells Nokia smartphones with a promise of fast OS updates. As an Android One programme smartphone, the Nokia 7.1 was also launched with a promise of with three years’ worth of guaranteed monthly security updates and two years of OS upgrades. The Nokia 7.1 sports a 5.84-inch full-HD+ panel with 19:9 screen ratio. The display also supports HDR10, which means you can see more contrast while viewing HDR-supported content on the phone. Under the hood, the phone comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor. The Nokia 7.1 comes with a dual camera setup on the back and a single shooter on the front. It has 3060mAh battery

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