All Nokia smartphones will be updated to Android 9 Pie, not just Android One devices

The Nokia 7 Plus is likely to be the first to be updated to Android 9 Pie since it's the only HMD smartphone enrolled in the Developer Preview program...
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43 Comments

1. TechNeck

Posts: 647; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Nokia has been doing pretty well with their update schedule

5. Venom

Posts: 3274; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

They have although they are behind because Essential has already beaten them to the punch for Android Pie.

13. jonathanfiuwx

Posts: 179; Member since: Mar 10, 2017

Don't forget pixel. Well, essential and pixel were tied this time

21. Venom

Posts: 3274; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I haven't. I should have said with the exception of the Pixel phones, the best when it comes to Android updates and security updates.

26. Shubham412302

Posts: 568; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

There is a testing phase before update release.

6. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

HMD Global

8. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

Absolutely. And their sales haven’t been bad either, outselling Essential Phone and some others, for example.

12. jonathanfiuwx

Posts: 179; Member since: Mar 10, 2017

Nokia is a brand since the late 90s, of course they are going to sell more. It's called brand recognition

15. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

There is absolutely nothing that you just said that I am not already aware of. And for the record, Nokia has been around since 1865. It’s called “knowing your sht”. You’re welcome.

16. jonathanfiuwx

Posts: 179; Member since: Mar 10, 2017

Maybe 1865, but it really was known globally for cell phones since the late 90s. No one likes a suck up

17. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

Nokia was known globally for many things, since before the 90’s. Open your teeny tiny brain and fill it with some knowledge every once in a while. “No one likes a suck up”. I suppose that’s why you’re so loved. Lmao!

18. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

You’ll note the sarcasm in the last part of my comment #17. I’m only mentioning it becaue you don’t seem so bright.

19. Venom

Posts: 3274; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I agree, no one likes a suck up at all.

22. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

No one like a suck up, which is why they don’t like a certain individual, lol.

33. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Trolling suck up to boot.

36. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

How am I “trolling” by estoling the virtues of Nokia branded smartphones? And it’s a shame how you talk about yourself like that. You clearly suffer from low self esteem.

2. Pigaro

Posts: 83; Member since: May 15, 2016

Nice one Nokia

3. kennybenny

Posts: 211; Member since: Apr 10, 2017

This might make me seriously consider Nokia for my next phone.... Better support than Moto, it's stock Android competitor....... Like that no phone is not left behind even the cheapest Nokia will get the Pie update when Moto has confirmed that the E series will not get updates..... Currently using the Samsung Galaxy S8 probably will have to wait until summer 2019 to get Pie!!! :-(

4. Venom

Posts: 3274; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

I agree. I just wished they offered more support in the US for ALL carriers and not just T-Mobile and AT&T.

7. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Here, the Moto G5/G5s series did not even got 8.0 so far.

9. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

Exactly. This is something that other smartphone vendors need to take notice of. And with them supporting the GSM networks, people the world over can experience what real smartphone support from and OEM other than those that control the OS is about.

20. Venom

Posts: 3274; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

The US is part of the world over, so I'm not going to amend my comment since it still stands. Unlike some people, I'm not letting bias cloud my judgment. It's called choice and there's nothing wrong with supporting Verizon and Sprint.

24. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

The U.S. is indeed part of the world over, which is why it’s good that Nokia smartphones can be used here on the PREDOMINANT GSM networks, as CDMA is sadly on its last leg. Unlike some people, I’m not xenophobic when it comes to discussing smartphone availability world wide. It’s called “progress”, and even Sprint and Verizon are hastily removing such old, antiquated technology.

25. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3112; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

I don't think he knows Verizon doesn't activate legacy CDMA phones anymore. I've included a link for him to read and weep over. Goodbye to the "universally unlocked" drivel you and I have had to endure for the past couple of years. https://www.cnet.com/news/verizon-will-no-longer-activate-your-old-non-4g-phone/

27. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lol, another nail in the coffin for CDMA.

31. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

I don't think he'll understands this, lol. He thinks that so many people will be left behind, not even realizing that most Verizon and Sprint customers use smartphones that support 4G and above networks, and thus will be fine once they hit the switch for VoLTE. He much rather prefer to live in a world where there is no technological progress. He's so against change and be doesn't realize that this is a better choice for consumers, as consumers will benefit more from this.

10. meanestgenius

Posts: 21600; Member since: May 28, 2014

Now this is what I’m taking about. Doing things like providing such great support for their entire smartphone lineup is just one of the reasons why Nokia Mobile aka HMD has been doing the Nokia name justice. Truly my favorite out of the smartphone OEM’s. Great full OS support. Timely monthly security updates. Amazing build quality. Great job, HMD. Keep up the great work.

11. stulla

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Samsung S7EDGE am waiting

14. jonathanfiuwx

Posts: 179; Member since: Mar 10, 2017

Root it to get it now. Otherwise you'll be waiting till 2019

28. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

This is why my relatives bought nokia 7 plus. The company promise updates and deliver it. I am looking forward that they release a stock android monster flagship phone in the future.
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