Android is the world’s leading operating system as it controls more than 71% of the mobile OS market share which is much higher than iOS. The latest version of Android, i.e. Android 11, was launched in the third quarter of 2020 and slowly but steadily, most smartphone brands are rolling out for this update. The latest smartphone to join this club is Nokia 4.2 which debuted with Android 9.0 Pie in May 2019 and received the Android 10 update in April last year.
Now, exactly one year later, Nokia 4.2 has started receiving Android 11 updates worldwide, except for 14 regions, and perhaps, this is going to be the last major update to this much-talked-about tech beast. The software version V3.150, Android 11 release for smartphones is about 1.5GB in size and comes bundled with the March 2021 Android security patch.
This news was officially shared by Nokia licensee HMD Global on its community forum and Indian users are also part of this update. According to HMD Global’s statement, Android 11 update for Nokia 4.2 is for the entire world except for 14 regions, which are; Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, America and Uzbekistan.
The update will be updated to 50% of users by 10 April and 100% of users by 12 April. Nokia or HMD Global has not yet made an official statement as to when these 14 excluded countries will receive the latest Android 11 update for Nokia 4.2.
For the unaware, the Nokia 4.5 has a 5.71-inch HD + display with a Waterdrop-style notch and has a good 3000mAh battery power. It comes with 32GB of internal storage with 3GB of RAM which can be expanded up to 400GB using a microSD card. Powered by the Snapdragon 439 SoC, the Nokia 4.2 features an 8MP front camera classy selfie with a 13MP + 2MP primary sensor camera.