Nokia 4.2 receives the latest Android 11 update in India. Nokia 4.2 launched with Android 9 Pie in May 2019 and received an Android 10 update in April 2020. According to Nokia licensee HMD Global, India and many other countries will receive the Nokia 4.2 update as part of the first wave, apart from 14 countries listed by the company. There is no official information on when these countries will receive the latest Android 11 update.
Through a post on its community forum, HMD Global announced that Nokia 4.2 will receive the latest Android 11 update in India and other parts of the world. However, it was also stated that Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, the United States, and Uzbekistan will not receive the update. For some of the countries mentioned, the update will not only be introduced for certain airlines.
The build number for the update is V3.150 and comes with the Android security patch dated March 2021. The size is 1.5 GB. It is recommended to update the smartphone while it is connected to a strong Wi-Fi connection and charging. The changelog was not provided by Nokia, but it was reported by a user on Twitter who was first discovered by Nokiapoweruser. The changelog mentions that Nokia 4.2 will get Android 11 features like chat bubbles, one-time permissions, and other security and privacy fixes.
The Nokia 4.2 has a 5.71-inch HD + display with a waterdrop-style notch. Under the hood, it is powered by a Snapdragon 439 SoC with an Adreno 505 GPU and 3 GB of RAM. It has 32 GB of onboard storage, which can be expanded up to 400 GB with a microSD card. For the optics, it has a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There is an 8-megapixel selfie camera on the front. It packs a 3,000mAh battery.
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