Both Nokia 8 Sirocco and 5.1 Plus have started receiving the August Security update 2019 with new Android Pie builds today in some markets. The Android Pie build for Nokia 5.1 Plus is V2.20A. Check below for the update size, list of markets and the update changelog.
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On the basis of tips received from our readers, we will collate a list of markets for the Nokia 8 Sirocco and 5.1 Plus for which August Security update is now available. So, do let us know if you have received the update in the comments section. You can also try the VPN trick for getting the update and see if it works.
List of markets:
- Nokia 5.1 Plus in India
- Nokia 8 Sirocco in Serbia
Nokia 5.1 Plus August update size:
The update for Nokia 5.1 Plus is 270.4 MB in 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.
Nokia 8 Sirocco August update size:
The update for Nokia 8 Sirocco is 107.2 MB in 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.
Nokia 8 Sirocco and 5.1 Plus August Security update changelog:
The changelog mentions improved system stability, UI enhancements, and the July Android Security update for both the smartphones. The most severe of these issues is a critical security vulnerability in the System component that could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted PAC 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 a minimum of two years of OS update support.
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