Android 9.0 Pie has not yet become very popular since its release in August. However, it is getting seen in more and more phones. The latest of these phones from Nokia is the Nokia 6.1 Plus. HMD Global has announced the release of the latest Android version for the Nokia 6.1 Plus via Nokia Beta Labs. This comes only days after the company revealed that it would bring the fresh Android experience to the device which was also launched in August.
This Android 9.0 Pie update is not available OTA. To get it on your Nokia 6.1 Plus, you need to visit the official Nokia Beta Labs website. Sign in using your credentials to gain access. You can also sign in using your Google or Facebook account.
The feedback from beta testers of this update will be used by HMD Global to build the public release of the Android Pie for the Nokia 6.1 Plus. Since this is a beta release, it will likely include some bugs. So, before you install the update, be sure to create a backup of your personal data. In fact, if possible, you should download the beta update on your secondary device.
The Chief Product Marketing Officer of HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas, said that the company will be working together with its fast-growing community of beta testers to ensure uncompromised quality ahead of the general release of the update.
Some of the new features which come to the Nokia 6.1 Plus through this update are App Actions, Adaptive Battery, and a gesture-based navigation system. It will also include Slices and Adaptive Brightness. The company is also set to bring the Digital Wellbeing features to the Nokia 6.1 Plus as it did to the Nokia 7 Plus last month.
It is expected that the public release of Android Pie for the Nokia 6.1 Plus is not very far off now, considering the fact that the smartphone has already received the early build, and the fact that it is based on Google’s Android One programme.
Also of note is the fact that HMD Global recently released the stable Android Pie update to the Nokia 7 Plus.