HMD Global, Nokia mobile home, today announced that Nokia 6.1 Plus users and Nokia 6.1 get an improved Android 9 Pie.
Packed with the latest Google software and built on the features of Android 8.0 Oreo ™, Android 9 Pie features artificial intelligence and machine learning to give owners a more customized and customized experience.
Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1, reinforced with Android One, are the latest Nokia smartphones in the past month to receive Android 9 Pie after the Nokia 7 Plus. Nokia 6.1 Plus upgrades and Nokia 6.1 are part of HMD Global's promise to continue to deliver a pure, safe and up-to-date Android experience. The latest enhancements come with a clean and fast UI providing the latest innovations from Google. Furthermore, each Android ™ One Nokia smartphone will receive a monthly security update for a period of three years and OS updates for two years.
Per Ekman, Vice President, Asia Pacific, HMD Global, said: "We are pleased to announce an increase in the version of Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 to Android 9 Pie, in addition to the Nokia 7 Plus which received an increase in October. Nokia smartphones are the ones that are resistant in the future, as seen in our commitment to provide our fans with new, pure, safe and up-to-date OS updates and Android. With Android 9 Pie, we are also proud to present an experience where our fans get the most from their Android phones. "
Shannon Mead, Country Manager, Philippines, HMD Global, said: "At HMD Global, we focus on reliable cellular innovation. This comes with the aim of creating cellphones as long-term friends that have a positive impact on the way our customers live. For fans of Nokia Philippines, we will continue to offer the best Android experience in its class, design and craftsmanship at all price points. "
Nokia 6.1 Plus
Nokia 6.1 Plus has enjoyed unprecedented success since its launch, sold at a record speed and received great praise for the design of all screens with a full HD + 19: 9 screen ratio, which allows an impressive and immersive content experience. Now, with the updated Android ™ 9 Pie, fans can try out a new set of features, including Action Applications, exclusive features on Android One devices and Google Pixel phones.
Supported by Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 636 processor, Nokia 6.1 Plus is faster than before. Its impressive 3060mAh battery is given an additional boost with the introduction of Adaptive Battery, which uses deep learning to understand usage patterns and prioritize battery power in the most important applications.
The Nokia smartphone that has received the Android 9 Pie update is also the first non-Pixel device to receive a taste of the Wellbeing Digital Beta Preview, which is now available for testing via Google Play for devices running on Android 9 Pie.
The new Digital Wellbeing feature will help push a pause from the screen time. New functionalities include highlighting device time on the mobile dashboard, setting the time limit for application usage, and Wind Down Mode, which fades the phone to grayscale and activates Do Not Disturb at a specified time at night.
Powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 630 Mobile Platform, Nokia 6.1 is more than 60 percent faster than its predecessor. Nokia 6.1 is also equipped with enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics, USB-C fast charging, Nokia spatial audio, and pure, safe and up-to-date Android.
Chosen to join the Google Android One family, Nokia 6.1 users can get exclusive access to Action Apps, a feature that is only available for Android One and Google Pixel devices. Application actions help users quickly solve various things by predicting the next step and immediately displaying the right action.
Just like Nokia 6.1 Plus, the impressive Nokia 6.1 battery life is increasingly equipped with Adaptive Battery on Android 9 Pie.
The main features of Android 9 Pie
· Application Action – Helps you complete work faster by predicting the next step and displaying the right action on your mobile
· Slices – Identify relevant information from your favorite applications to make it more accessible when you need it
· Adaptive Battery – Uses in-depth learning to understand usage patterns and prioritize battery power in important applications
· Adaptive Brightness – Automatically adjusts phone brightness by learning from your interactions with different settings
· New system navigation – Displays one home button that provides intelligent predictions and suggestions (which are activated by the user)
Digital Welfare Features are available starting September 2018
· Dashboard – Highlights screen time and phone usage, including how many times the device has been unlocked and the number of notifications received
· App Timers – Set a time limit on application usage
· Wind Down and Do Not Disturb – Set a daily schedule so that your mobile is ready for sleep. Your screen fades to grayscale, while Do Not Disturb the silence notification to sleep well. You can activate Do Not Disturb whenever you want to disconnect.
Join the Digital Wellbeing beta lab which was launched by visiting Nokia's beta laboratory & registering for updates.