The Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7 Plus smartphones have started getting a new update. The latest software updates are available in India and a few other markets as well. Apart from India, the Nokia 8.1 software update is only available in Poland. Moreover, those users based in Pakistan and Myanmar will get the Nokia 7 Plus update. The Nokia 8.1 update is 71.8MB in size, whereas the 7 Plus update is 103 MB in size, NPU reports. With the update, Nokia users will get the latest August 2019 Android security patch.
Both the Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 7 Plus users should see a prompt notification to download this update. Alternatively, one can manually go to Settings > System Update and check for the update. To recall, the Nokia 8.1, which is an Android One device, was launched in India in the year 2018. The Nokia 7 Plus, on the other hand, made its debut in India in April 2018.
Nokia 8.1 features
The Nokia 8.1 flaunts a 6.18-inch PureDisplay IPS LED panel with 2.5D curved glass, FHD+ resolution (2246×1080 pixels), and an Apple iPhone-like notch at the top. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC paired with Adreno 616 GPU. There is up to 128GB onboard storage on offer, which can be expanded up to 400GB using a microSD card. For photography, the Nokia 8.1 equips a dual-camera setup at the back that consists of a 12-megapixel primary sensor, and a 13-megapixel secondary sensor. For selfies and video calling, there’s a 20-megapixel camera on the front.
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Nokia 7 Plus features, specifications
The Nokia 7 Plus features a 6-inch FHD+ display. It is built around a Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC, paired with 6GB RAM, and 64GB internal storage. It comes with a dual-camera setup, comprising of a combination of a 12-megapixel + 13-megapixel sensors. You also get a 16-megapixel selfie camera. There is a 3,800mAh battery under the hood, which supports fast charging tech as well. In terms of connectivity options, you get 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth and GPS.
|Nokia 7 Plus||Nokia 8.1|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core|
|OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)||Android 9 Pie|
|Display||IPS LCD Display-6.0 inches-full HD+ (2160×1080 pixels)||6.18-inch, FHD+-2246×1080 pixels|
|Internal Memory||64GB Storage + 4GB RAM||4GB of RAM with 64GB storage|
|Rear Camera||12 MP with ZEISS optics, 13 MP with ZEISS optics, dual-tone flash||Dual – 12MP + 13MP|
|Front Camera||16 MP with ZEISS optics||20MP|
|Battery||3800 mAh battery||3,500mAh|