Nokia 1 and Nokia 8 (non-Beta) have started receiving the December Android Security update now. The update brings only the December Android security patch. For all software update news related to other Nokia smartphones click here.
While Nokia 8 users are waiting for roll-out of official Android Pie update to their devices, the December Security update may be a precursor to the final Pie update.
Nokia 8 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 8 update is around 71.5 MB in size.
Nokia 1 update:
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 & 1 December update changelog:
The December Android Security update brings fix for many security issues. The most severe of these issues is 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.
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