HMD Global announced the company’s latest mid-range smartphone Nokia 7.1 this month, shipping with Android 8 Oreo on the board. During the release, the company promised timely updates from the smartphone to the newest versions of Android. Within a few weeks, now the Nokia 7.1 has been spotted in Geekbench platform with Android 9 Pie on board running.
The Geekbench listing reveals the Android Pie on the Nokia 7.1 was the most recent one and might be in the Beta testing stage. After the beta testing, which could be opened for the public, the official stable build is expected to release within a month. As promised, the company will roll out the Android 9 Pie for HMD’s Nokia 7.1 by mid-November.
Nokia 7.1 made its global debut earlier this month with a 5.84-inch Full HD+ notched display, at a 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone sports a 12MP+5MP ‘dual-camera setup on the rear, worked with ZEISS lens. Under the hood, it is powered with a Snapdragon 636 CHipset along with 3/4GB of RAM and 64GB expandable internal storage. HMD Global also offers many features along with the device in the midrange price segment, including AI depth based imaging, 2.5D glass sandwiched body design, etc. The smartphone is available in China starting at CNY 1,699.