Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 have started receiving the July Android Security update in some markets including India. The update only brings the security patch. For all software update news related to other Nokia smartphones click here.
On the basis of tips received from our readers, we will collate a list of markets and the Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 variants for which July Security update is now available. So, do let us know if you have received the update in the comments section.
List of markets where it is available:
- In India TA-1021 Nokia 6
- In India TA-1053 Nokia 5
How to update & update size:
You will either be prompted to download this update or you can check by going to Settings and searching system updates and then by checking for the update. The Nokia 6 update is around 140.9 MB in size and you need to be on WiFi to download and install it.
The Nokia 5 update is around 145.1 MB in size and you need to be on WiFi to download and install it.
Nokia 5 & 6 July Security update changelog:
The changelog mentions July Android Security update only. The July Security update brings fix for a critical security vulnerability in Media framework that could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.
HMD has been quite consistent in terms of releasing Monthly Security updates and OS updates for Nokia smartphones already available in the market. HMD has also made it clear that all Nokia Android Phones will receive minimum two years of OS update support.
Thanks Mukesh, Chander and Shubham for the tip & screenshots. Cheers!!