HMD Global has reportedly started rolling out the latest August 2019 Security update for Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones in some markets including India. As reported by NPU, the Nokia 6 August update size is merely 112.9 MB in size, whereas the Nokia 5 update is 314.6MB. Users are said to be receiving the OTA in phased manner.
In terms of changelog, the update only notes August Android Security patch and fixes critical security vulnerability in the System component that could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted PAC file to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process. You will either be prompted to download the update with a push notification. Alternatively, the availability of the update can also be checked by going to Settings -> System -> Advanced -> System Update -> Check for update.
Meanwhile, Nokia 8 is also getting Android security patch for the month of August. The smartphone is getting August Security update 2019 in select markets. The changelog reveals the update only brings August security patch and there is no other changes. The update is reportedly being pushed first to Nokia 8 users in Iraq. The update is expected to expand to other markets in the coming weeks. If you are impatient then you can check for the update manually or use a VPN service.
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The August security update 2019 for Nokia 8 is a 86MB download. When the update becomes available, you will either be prompted to download the update or check manually. You can check for update from Settings >> System Updates >> Check for update. The changelog only mentions August security update, which means there is no other change. The August security update is an important update since it addresses a critical vulnerability in the system.
|Features||Nokia 6||Nokia 5|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 Nougat||Android 7.1.1 Nougat|
|Display||IPS LCD Display-5.5 inches-full HD (1920*1080 pixels)||IPS LCD display-5.2 inch-HD (1280*720 pixels)|
|Internal Memory||32 GB, 3 GB RAM||16GB, 2GB RAM|
|Rear Camera||16 MP with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF||13 MP with PDAF, 1.12um, f/2, dual tone flash|
|Front Camera||8 MP with f/2.0 aperture||8 MP with 1.12um, f/2, FOV 84 degrees|
|Battery||3000 mAh battery||3000 mAh battery|