Nokia 6 is getting an Android 7.1.1 Nougat update that adds dual standby support


HMD Global-licensed Nokia is rolling out a new firmware update for its first Android smartphone – Nokia 6. Hyken Wong, a Nokia 6 user, shared details about the update hitting the phones. The phone had launched with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.

The Nokia 6 is the first Android based smartphone out of Nokia’s stable and it was introduced last year in China. Now the phone owners are receiving a new 369MB update that packs more than bumping up the Android version.



The Android 7.1.1 update changelog:

  • Version update to Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Enhanced power saving and background management
  • Support 4G/3G dual SIM dual standby
  • Update Nokia USB driver
  • Update version of preload application
  • Update Google Security patch April 2017

At the MWC, Nokia promised to make the Nokia 6 available across the globe in the second quarter. For those who are yet to get familiar with the phone, take a look at its specifications.

Nokia 6
Nokia 6

Nokia 6 specifications

  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS LCD screen with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 2.5D curved glass, 450 nits, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Software: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with 64-bit octa-core CPU and Adreno 505 GPU
  • Memory & Storage: 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB internal storage, and microSD card slot (up to 128GB)
  • Rear-Facing Camera: 16MP (1.0um sensor and f/2.0 aperture), phase-detection autofocus, dual-tone LED flash, and 1080p video recording
  • Front-Facing Camera: 8MP (1.12um sensor and f/2.0 aperture), 84-degree wide-angle lens
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM with 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 (with A2DP and LE), GPS, USB OTG, and 3.5mm audio jack
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Fingerprint, Gyro, and Proximity
  • Audio: Dual Stereo Speakers, Dual Smart Amplifiers (TFA9891), and Dolby Atmos
  • Battery & Dimensions: 3000mAh; 154×75.8×7.8mm

[Source: Hyken Wong]