Nokia 5, 6 and 8 have started receiving the November Android Security update now in some markets. The update brings only the November Android 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 5, 6 & 8 variants for which November 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-1053 Nokia 5
- In Pakistan Nokia 8
- In The Netherlands Nokia 8
- In India Nokia 8
- In India Nokia 6
Nokia 5 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 5 update is around 103.3 MB in size.
Nokia 6 update size:
The Nokia 6 update is around 109.9 MB in size.
Nokia 8 update size:
The Nokia 8 update is around 61.8 MB in size.
Nokia 5, 6 & 8 November Security update changelog:
The changelog mentions only the November Android Security update. It brings fix for many security issues. The most severe vulnerability in this section could enable a proximate 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 Vyomesh, Geofrey, Leon, Sakeer, Tariq, Shubham, Wilbert, Bikash for the tip & screenshots. Cheers!!