Nokia 9 PureView Won’t Get Android 11 Update, Instead Users Can Get 50% Off on Nokia XR20

Incompatibilities between the camera and the software that led to a compromised experience, so the Nokia 9 PureView won't get the update.


HMD Global launched the flagship Nokia 9 PureView back in 2019 in India and it was initially introduced back at Mobile World Congress 2019. At the launch, the device ran on Android 9 and back in April 2020, the device started receiving the Android 10 update in India. As per HDM Global’s initial Android 11 update plan, the Nokia 9 PureView was scheduled to receive the update in Q2 2021 and later it was pushed to Q3 2021 and finally, in Q4 2021, now the company has confirmed the phone won’t be getting Android 11 update.

Nokia 9 PureView Won’t Get Android 11 Update

As per the official Nokia website, the Nokia 9 PureView users won’t get Android 11 update on their phones. For those who want to try out the Android 11, the company is saying it’s offering an exclusive discount on the Nokia XR20. Nokia XR20

The website says it was a tough choice to make, but this has been done to offer the best possible smartphone experience, day in and day out. Further, one of the primary reasons for not pushing the update is because of the incompatibilities between the camera and the software that led to a compromised experience and did not meet the standards. However, the phone will continue to receive security updates.

As a token of a gift for the Nokia 9 PureView users, HDM Global will offer a 50% discount on Nokia XR20, or another device depending on regional availability. Since the device is available in India, users should be eligible for this offer.

Nokia XR20 50% Off

Nokia 9 PureView owners who would like to avail this offer can head to this page and claim the exclusive 50% offer by entering the IMEI number of your Nokia 9 PureView device, email address and completing the process. Once the IMEI is validated, users will get an email with instructions on how to claim your discount.

Currently, the Nokia XR 20 is priced at Rs 46,990 in India and with the offer it should be available for Rs 23,495. The phone currently runs on Android 12 and Nokia has promised 3 Years of OS upgrades and 4 years of security updates.

Some of the key specs of the Nokia XR20 include a 6.67-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 480 SoC, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, 4,630mAh battery, 18W fast charging, 48MP main camera, 8MP selfie camera, and MIL-STD-810H certification.