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Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 7 Plus Android 10 update starts rolling out in India

On: January 9, 2020

Recently, HMD Global upgraded the Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphone to Android 10 in India. Now, the company has released the same update for the Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 7 Plus in the country as well. The newest firmware update for these phones is being rolled out over the air in phases, so not all the units of the handset will be getting the new OS right away. Apart from the latest version of Android, the new software update for the smartphone also brings the Android security patch for December, Dark Mode, Smart Reply, and Gesture Navigation. You can manually check if the update is available for your Nokia 7 Plus unit by going to Settings > About phone > System Update.

Nokia 6.1 and 7 Plus has finally received the Android 10 update globally including India

Nokia 7 Plus specifications and features

Recapping the specs of the more high-end of the duo first, the Nokia 7 Plus was launched in India in April 2018. The phone had arrived as a mid-range offering with slim bezels and dual primary cameras. The handset offers a 6-inch full HD+ display, which has a layer of Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 on top to protect the screen from scratches. Under the hood, the device has Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor, which is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage.

In the optics department, the Nokia 7 Plus offers a 12MP primary camera on the back with an aperture of f/1.8 and Dual-Pixel PDAF. The main sensor is aided by a 13MP snapper with an aperture of f/2.6, 2x optical zoom, and autofocus. The smartphone utilises the camera technology from Carl ZEISS. For selfies and video calling purposes, the Nokia 7 Plus offers a 16MP snapper that has an aperture of f/2.0 and support for full HD video recording at 30fps.

Design-wise, the Nokia 7 Plus has a plastic back and a curved screen with tad thick bezels on top and bottom. There’s a fingerprint sensor on the back of the smartphone for security. Above the fingerprint scanner, the dual primary camera setup is placed. As for the connectivity, the handset has 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and A-GPS with GLONASS. Lastly, a 3,800mAh battery keeps the whole package running.

Nokia 6.1 specifications and features

Nokia 6.1 is a budget offering with a Snapdragon 630 processor

As for the Nokia 6.1, the budget offering comes with a 5.5-inch full HD IPS display. The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 630 processor. The handset comes in two RAM and storage variants – 3GB / 4GB and 32GB / 64GB. For imaging, the device has a 16MP camera on the back with ZEISS optics and an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies. A rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and 3,000mAh battery complete the list of the specs.

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Akshay Kumar

Akshay aka TechAkko has been writing about phones and other consumer electronic products since 2011. He has a special interest in smartphones, games and outer space, and you will always find him crawling the web for new and fascinating information for the same. When he wants a break from the digital world, he enjoys spending time in the peaceful environment of the Himalayas.