Nokia 8.1 Software Update:
Nokia has released the October 2021 Security patch via OTA for Nokia 8.1 just like always, this update doesn’t bring any noticeable improvements.
This device is one of the first Nokia devices to get the latest October 2021 Security Patch
Nokia usually delays the Security update for 8.1 but not this time, This security patch improves the system stability and security by fixing known issues and bugs.
The Nokia 8.1 was released in December 2018 with an Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box.
- Devices: Nokia 8.1
- Android: Android 11
- Update size: 9.07 MB
- Update Release Date: 19th October 2021
- Update type: Security Update
- Android security patch: October 2021
Credits: Shubhasish Das on Twitter
The update is based on Android 11 as the Nokia 8.1 has already received the major Android 11 update. And the size of the update is 9.07 MB. It upgrades the device’s security with the October 2021 Security Patch update and reportedly fixes some known issues too.
- Android security patch for October 2021
- Optimized the system performance & the system stability
How long did Nokia take for the major OS updates?
|Android OS||Update||Release Date/Status||Estimated Months|
|Android 9 Pie||Out-of-the-box||December 2018||Nil|
|Android 10||First OS update||October 2019||1 month|
|Android 11||Second/Last OS update||April 2021||7 months|
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How long will it get updates?
The Nokia 8.1 was released with an Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box and has received two major OS updates with Android 10 and 11.
As per Android One program Nokia is committed to offer 2 major OS updates with 3 years of security patches to its devices
Hence, it is NOT eligible for the upcoming Android 12 update and Android 11 was the last major update on the device. But it will continue to receive Security Patches this year.
- Out-of-the-box>> Android 9 Pie
- First Update>> Android 10
- Second Update>> Android 11 [Last Update]
How to update your Nokia 8.1 with the latest Security Patch Update?
The news of the latest Nokia 8.1 Software update was confirmed by the Nokia 8.1 users on Twitter. Hence the October 2021 security patch update is currently rolling out and, it is expected to reach all the users soon.
Once it’s available on your device, you can head over to Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update section to update your Nokia 8.1 with the October 2021 Security Patch Update.
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