HMD Global has been prompt in pushing out timely software updates. And now, a new update is rolling out for the Nokia 6 and Nokia 8. It is still Android 9 Pie build, and it brings October 2019 Android security patch along with other bug fixes and performance improvements. Here is all you need to know.

Nokia 6 update detailed

The Nokia 6 was the first smartphone launched by HMD Global after it revived the iconic Nokia brand. 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. This is the last monthly update, after which the device enters quarterly update cycle, NokiaMob reports.

Nokia 8 update detailed

Moving on, the Nokia 8 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.

FeaturesNokia 6Nokia 8
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-core Processor
OSAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
DisplayIPS LCD Display-5.5 inches-full HD (1920*1080 pixels)IPS Display-5.3 inches-QHD (2560 x 1440 Pix)
Internal Memory32 GB, 3 GB RAM64GB, 4GB RAM
Rear Camera16 MP with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF13 MP (Colour + OIS) + 13 MP (Mono), 1.12um, f/2.0, PDAF, IR range finder, dual tone flash
Front Camera8 MP with f/2.0 aperture13 MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2.0, 78.4˚, display flash
Battery3000 mAh battery3090 mAh Battery