Nokia 8.1 and 7 Plus have started receiving the August Security update 2019 in India and some other markets. The update only brings the August security patch. 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 8.1 and 7 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 8.1 in India
- Nokia 8.1 in Poland
- Nokia 7 Plus in India
- Nokia 7 Plus in Pakistan
- Nokia 7 Plus in Myanmar
- Nokia 7 Plus in France
- Nokia 7 Plus in Finland
- Nokia 7 Plus in the UK
- Nokia 7 Plus in Italy
Nokia 8.1 August update size:
The update size for Nokia 8.1 is 71.8 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 7 Plus August update size:
The update size for Nokia 7 Plus is 103 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 8.1 & 7 Plus August Security update changelog:
The changelog mentions only the August Android Security update. 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.
Thanks Hlaing, Waleed and Ryszard for the tip & screenshot. Cheers!!