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Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 get Android 9 Pie along with October 2019 security patch

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HMD Global Oy, branded as HMD is known for its timely pushing software updates. Now finally a new update is rolling out for the Nokia 6 and Nokia 8. The new update will still run on the Android 9 Pie but it will bring October 2019 Android security patch along with other bug fixes and performance improvements. Let’s get into the update details quickly.

Nokia 6 update detail:

The Nokia 6 was the first smartphone launched by HMD Global after it revived the iconic Nokia brand. Nokia 6 was initially launched with Android 7 Nougat, it has already got two major upgrades. The latest being Android 9 Pie. The latest Nokia 6 update (V 6.19B), is 1.6GB in size. It improves system stability and user interface enhancements too.

NokiaMob reports that this is the last monthly update, after which the device enters the quarterly update cycle.

Nokia 8 update detail:

On coming to the Nokia 8 as it is also getting a new update. It carries software version (V5.15G) and it is 89MB in size. Besides October 2019 security patch, the update also brings stability, user interface, and more.

It also brings a fix for critical security vulnerability in Media framework component. The issue would allow a remote attacker to execute an arbitrary code and gain privileged access to the phone. Thankfully, Nokia changelog says that the issue has been fixed. Going forward, even the Nokia 8 is expected to get quarterly updates from now on, NokiaPowerUser reports.

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