Continuing its leadership in Android OS upgrades, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has unveiled a set of milestones further solidifying its ongoing commitment to always providing pure, secure and up-to-date Android fans can trust.
Nokia smartphones remain at the forefront of both security updates and Android OS upgrades, as recognised by research from Counterpoint.
According to their data, 94% of the Nokia smartphone portfolio was updated to the latest Android version within a year of new Android release.
This made it the fastest brand to reach this level. This week, the Android 10 rollout completes with the update of the Nokia 3.1 and the Nokia 5.1.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global, said: “Upgrading the operating system of a phone is an intricate process involving multiple partners and a variety of tests.
“We are hugely proud of the industry-leading process we have in place for Nokia smartphones and continue to make it a key priority of ours to ensure our customers benefit from the latest Android innovation ahead of the competition in every price point.”
In just over 3 years, Nokia smartphones have collectively been updated 1,000 times – a significant milestone proving the company’s unwavering commitment to ensuring its fans are always using the most up-to-date features in the most secure environment.
Committed to full transparency, HMD Global has released its timeline for upgrading its Android 11-ready portfolio to the latest Android OS.
The rollout is planned to commence in Q4 2020 with the newly-available Nokia 8.3 5G and the Nokia 5.3.
Proving the company’s commitment to providing equal support to smartphones across the portfolio regardless of price points and launch dates, owners of the Nokia 2.2 and Nokia 8.1 will also be among the first to experience Android 11 this year.
Nokia handsets are pure, secure and up-to-date – they come with up to three years of monthly security updates and two years of OS updates so customers can get more out of their phones for longer periods.
Recently launched smartphones, even in the entry-level segment such as the Nokia 3.4 and 2.4, are already primed for the next step in Android innovations – Android 12.