Keeping its promise of prompt updates, HMD Global has started to roll out the November 2017 Android security patch for the Nokia 6 international edition, making the device among the first to get the update. Google launched the update only six days ago for the November 6, 2017 patch level. The update is about 150MB in size, and besides a bunch of security fixes for the month of November, the update does not seem to include any other improvements to the handset. Also Read - Nokia X20, X10 India launch hinted by local website, could break into 5G handset marketAlso Read - Jio 5G service: Reliance Jio, Intel partner to develop 5G network for India
As reported by Android Headlines, security patch level breakdown comprises November 1, November 5, and November 6. The November 2017 security patch level includes 31 fixes. Out of the total, nine fixes are for the November 6 patch, and 11 fixes are for November 1 and November 5. With the November 1 and November 5 patch levels, critical-level vulnerabilities in the native media services of Google s mobile operating system have been addressed, which could otherwise let attackers access any device remotely. Also Read - Nokia C20 Plus budget smartphone launched: Check specs, price and other details
Additionally, the update also fixes several other issues with the WLAN, GPU and camera drivers, with the patch being intended for Android 4.4 KitKat through to Android 8.0 Oreo. The Nokia 6 received the update only a few days after HMD Global rolled out a similar security patch for the Nokia 7 in China, introducing a bevy of security fixes, camera optimizations, facial recognition improvements, and other enhancements to the network performance and power saving features. ALSO READ: Nokia 6 Review: From Finland with love
A month ago, HMD Global also rolled out the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update for the Nokia 6 and the Nokia 8. With the update, the smartphones received improved system stability and user interface enhancements.
Moreover, HMD Global has recently also made official that its current lineup of Nokia-branded smartphones will all be eligible for the Android P update. The company has recently released the Nokia 7 and Nokia 8 in India and already has the Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 3 in its portfolio here. ALSO READ: Honor 9i vs Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Nokia 6 vs Moto G5S Plus: Price, specifications, features compared