Update: The new Pie build and February security update for Nokia 8.1 is now available in more markets including India.
HMD has started pushing the February security update to Nokia 8.1 today. The update brings a new Android Pie build and the February 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 for the Nokia 8.1 variants for which February Security update is now available. We checked and can’t see this update on our Indian Nokia 8.1 variant TA-1121. So, do let us know if you have received the update in the comments section.
List of markets where it is available:
- In Iraq
- In India
Nokia 8.1 update size:
The update for Nokia 8.1 is 354.6 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 Pie + February Security update changelog:
The changelog mentions new Android Pie with UI enhancements, system stability improvements and February Android Security update. Security patch brings fix for many security issues. The most severe of these issues is a critical security vulnerability in Framework that could allow a remote attacker using a specially crafted PNG 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 Ahmed for the tip & screenshot. Cheers!!