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HMD extends Nokia 3, 5, 6 & 8 security updates support until 2020. Nokia 2, Nokia 6 Amazon India & US excluded

HMD has announced the extension of Android security updates support for its very first batch of smartphones Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 8. These smartphones were non-Android one smartphones that came out with 2 years of promised security updates.

As per the comment posted on the official Nokia forum Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 7 will get extended support for security updates until 2020. But the security update roll-out will switch to quarterly until 2020 for these smartphones. Here are the smartphone wise details provided by HMD in the forum with regards to the four smartphones.

  • Nokia 3 will be the first model to start receiving quarterly updates from September 2019 until September 2020.
  • For Nokia 5 quarterly update begins from October 2019 until October 2020
  • For Nokia 6 the quarterly update begins from October 2019 until October 2020. But Amazon Nokia 6 variant is excluded from this support in both India and the US. For these two Nokia 6 variants, the support will end in October 2019.
  • Nokia 8 – Quarterly patch begins from October 2019 until October 2020

If you have questions about Nokia 2 support, the security updates for the smartphones will end on November 2019.

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