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Nokia 5.1 Plus Android Pie Hands-on: All new features/changes & impressions

HMD recently started the roll-out of official Android 9 Pie update to Nokia 5.1 Plus. Time now for our hands-on video of Nokia 5.1 Plus running the official or stable Android 9 Pie. In this video, we have demoed the major changes and features that Android 9 Pie brings to Nokia 5.1 Plus and we have also shared our impressions of the update.

All the changes and new features:

The Android Pie update brings all the Android 9 Pie changes and features to Nokia 5.1 Plus. The major changes and features include all-new gesture-based navigation option, lots of UI changes, Notification improvements, Settings revamp, usability improvements, Digital Wellbeing and much more.

Apart from all Android Pie features/changes Nokia 5.1 Plus also gets “Pro Camera mode” and ability to “hide notch” with this update.

You can read the complete list of official changes and new features that Android 9 Pie brings by clicking here.


On Nokia 5.1 Plus the Android 9 Pie update runs smoothly and is stable with no freezes/reboots so far for us. It is quite polished and the option of gesture-based navigation adds freshness to the experience. There are no deal-breaking bugs/issues.

Battery life has been nearly same to what we had with Oreo. In case you find issues/bugs please share in comments below.

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