HMD Global Confirms Nokia 5 And Nokia 6 Will Get Android P Update

After the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 was updated with Android 8.1 Oreo, HMD Global has confirmed that the two smartphone will also get the latest Android P update. The company promised 2 years of OS update for both device, and it seems it will be  keeping that promise. The company recently announced Android P Developers Preview beta 2 updates for Nokia 7 Plus.


This was made known via HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer, Juho Sarvikas how replied a tweet from one consumer. When asked if the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 (2017) will be getting Android P update, Sarvikas responded by saying yes. See tweet below.


HMD Global launched both devices back in 2017 as a budget and mid-range contenders. The Nokia 6 came with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display and a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 1.4GHz octa-core processor, the smartphone packs a 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage.

On the other hand, the Nokia 5 was launched with a 5.2-inch HD IPS LCD display protected by a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor packing a 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage.

Nokia 6 Specifications:
  • 4G LTE
  • 5.5-inch IPS LCD @ 1920 x 1080 pixels, 401ppi
  • 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 154 x 75.8 x 7.85 mm (dimensions)
  • 169 grams (weight)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 1.4GHz octa-core processor and Adreno 505 graphics
  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage Expandable via microSD, up to 128GB (Uses SIM 2)
  • 16MP PDAF rear camera w/ dual-tone flash
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3,000mAh Li-Ion battery with fast charging

Nokia 5 Specifications:
  • 4G LTE
  • 5.2-inch IPS LCD
  • 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm (dimensions)
  • 169 grams (weight)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage Expandable via microSD, up to 128GB (Uses SIM 2)
  • 13MP PDAF, 1.12um, f/2 rear camera with dual tone flash
  • 8MP AF, 1.12um, f/2, 84 degrees wide-angle front camera
  • 3,000mAh Li-Ion battery with fast charging

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