All Nokia phones from Nokia 3 up are now going to be part of the Android One program

Yordan, 25 February 2018

At the phone launch event in Barcelona, HMD Global said all Nokias from Nokia 3 and above would be part of the Android One program, meaning they will receive security updates up to 3 years after their launch.

The Android One program is a line of smartphones with pure Android, a limited amount of pre-installed apps to allow more storage and highest grade of security. Phones under this project are the first to receive the monthly updates, and in this particular case, the Nokias will get Android P once it arrives.

The full list of Nokia Android One smartphones is: Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8, Nokia 8 Scirocco. The names missing are Nokia 1 which is under the Android Go program for affordable devices and the Nokia 2, which is simply left behind.

Phones that did not arrive with Android 8.0 out of the box will get the new Oreo 8.1 in the following weeks. The new OS brings detailed notification settings, picture-in-picture mode, Instant Apps and plenty of new emojis.


Reader comments

  • AnonD-756194
  • 01 May 2018
  • NhR Check from minute 42 to minute 43 Florian Seiche, Chief Executive Officer, HMD Global announced that all new Nokia from Nokia 3 to above will join the Andriod One family.

  • anonymous
  • 03 Mar 2018
  • t7s

No, you're wrong! HMD Global clearly stated at the near end of their press conference that all of their phones starting from Nokia 3 will get Android One. We all know that Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 doesn't have their 2018 versions.

  • Kangal
  • 01 Mar 2018
  • uCX

Yes, GSMArena failed here with what seems like clickbait/fake news. It is only 2018 models, and they are optional. So we don't know if that means when you first start the phone it gives you the option to opt-in or opt-out. Or if it means the s...

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