HMD Global has released Android 10 for Nokia 8.1: what's new and when to wait for an update

HMD Global Chief Product Manager Juho Sarvikas announced the Android 10 update for Nokia 8.1 on Twitter.

What's new

The firmware was released with build number V4.15B and weighs 1.4 GB. Among the main innovations of the software, we can note the dark theme, which changes not only the interface, but also some applications, navigation control gestures and the Smart Reply function. In addition, the company's developers added more location and privacy settings to the system, as well as the September Yyr security patch.

When to expect

The firmware has already begun to be gradually distributed to smartphones. As usual, you will have to wait a bit for the OTA to reach your device.

Let us remind you that the next in line for the update is the flagship Nokia 9 PureView and the budget smartphone Nokia 7.1.