Nokia 3 has started getting quarterly security updates starting October 2019. It is receiving a new Android Pie build with the October Security update 2019. Nokia 4.2 is also receiving a new Pie build with October Security update. 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 3 and 4.2 for which October 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 4.2 in Spain
- Nokia 3 in India, Sri Lanka, Algeria, Kurdistan
Nokia 3 October update size:
The update size for Nokia 3 is 563.9 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 4.2 October update size:
The update size for Nokia 4.2 is not known. 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 3 & 4.2 October Security update changelog:
The changelog mentions improved system stability, user interface enhancements and the October Android Security update for Nokia 3 and 4.2.
The most severe of these issues is a critical security vulnerability in the Media framework component 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 a minimum of two years of OS update support.
Thanks, Francisco, Naif, Dino, Rupam & Sakeer for the tip & screenshot. Cheers!!