The one thing Nokia lack in years in its mobile is software. Even if they provide better hardware in the industry, their software is not good even with Windows OS. But after HMD Global acquired Nokia, the first thing they do is they begin to use Android One on their mobile. Means, You will get assured two year OS and three-year patch updates. As promised, Nokia always pushes updates regularly. Recently, Nokia released the official Android 11 road map. The details are released, in which time the mobiles will get the update Quarterly. There may be some guesses about devices. But When there is an official news released means, the updates are guaranteed.
Nokia finally announced the Android 11 road map. According to this release, the update will start from the last quarter this year and continue until the second quarter of next year. Only those Nokia phones will qualify for the updates that still have the updated warranty.
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Why did Nokia Announce this Official Road Map?
Nokia has been updating its mobile as per the promise for the last many years. The Nokia users received more than 1000 updates in the previous three years. It all happened as Nokia believe that its phones are pure, secure, and up to date. Nokia offers every customer three years of monthly security updates and two years of operating system updates so that Nokia users always have the handsets with the latest system and features.
Last year Nokia announced the roadmap for Android 10 likewise. And it was scheduled for quarter four of 2019 till quarter two of 2020. Now retaining the same track, Nokia announced the roadmap for Android 11 for its devices to honor its commitment to users.
What is the Android 11 Roadmap about?
Every mobile company realized software is more important in mobiles. That’s why Samsung announced three major OS upgrades for its mobile. Due to the world’s situations, Nokia recently finished the rolling out of Android 10 to its mobile line up. As Google has recently launched the Android 11 for its Pixel phones, the Nokia users are looking towards HMD Global for this significant update. Nokia has committed a three years system updating with its customers, that is why Nokia announced the schedule when the users would be getting this major update on their phones.
According to this roadmap, 14 Nokia models will be getting the updates for the new Android 11 in the coming months. To honor the three years of system updating commitment, Nokia included some mobiles launched with Android 9.
Which Nokia Mobiles Will Get Android 11 Updates?
Here is the list of those 14 Nokia models phones that will get this update as per schedule. If you own a Nokia phone, you will get the schedule when your phone will be updating, or if you have a plan to buy a Nokia phone, it will help you buy the model that will be updated for the latest features.
From quarter 4, 2020 to quarter 1, 2021
- Nokia 8.3 5G
- Nokia 2.2
- Nokia 8.1
- Nokia 5.3
Quarter 1 2021
- Nokia 1.3
- Nokia 2.3
- Nokia 2.4
- Nokia 3.4
- Nokia 4.2
From Quarter 1 to Quarter 2, 2021
- Nokia 3.2
- Nokia 6.2
- Nokia 7.2
Quarter 2, 2021
- Nokia 1 Plus
- Nokia 9 PureView
As clear from the list, Nokia 8.3 5G will be updating in first hand, and through the cycle, Nokia 9 will be updated in the last. Nokia roadmap records show its transparency and how it sticks to promises. You can notice that Nokia 8.1, Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 2.3, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 4.2, Nokia 7.2, and Nokia 6.2 were launched with Android 9 and updated to Android 10 earlier this year. These mobile phones are updating Android 11, which shows the purity of Nokia promises to their customers.
Keeping the promise is important. Nokia’s success is a trust people have in this brand. This roadmap shows the clarity of Nokia about its commitments. Obviously, when buying a new mobile phone, you are conscious of its OTA updates and how long the company will support you for the latest updates. It will also help you plan to buy a Nokia phone; now you better decide which model you should buy so that you remain updated for a long time. Also, the Nokia Android 11 Roadmap will give users hope to buy a new mobile with confidence. Do tell us about your opinion about this road map in the comments below.
Selva Ganesh is the Chief Editor of this Blog. He is a Computer Science Engineer, An experienced Android Developer, Professional Blogger with 8+ years in the field. He completed courses about Google News Initiative. He runs Android Infotech which offers Problem Solving Articles around the globe.