HMD Global has been busy pushing out Android 10
to most of its smartphones. We have seen the update roll out to the flagship Nokia
9 PureView and even on the entry level Nokia 2.3.
The company’s commitment to devices in different price segments is impressive and
not something we see often from most manufacturers.
device by the company to get this update is the Nokia 1 Plus. This phone was
released back in February 2019 with Android 9 Pie (Go Edition). It is a Go Edition
phone with a tweaked version of Android that is meant for devices with low end
With Android 10 (Go Edition) for the Nokia 1
Plus, HMD Global promises an “elevated Android experience”. Thanks to
the many features it comes with, the Nokia 1 Plus will feel “brand new all
over again” according to Juho Sarvikas, the company’s Chief Product
This update will first roll out to select countries
including Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon,
Libya, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka,
Tunisia, the UAE, and Yemen. 10% of the devices in these countries will be the
update today and 50% by May 2 while 100% by May 4.
After the first wave, this update will roll out
to other areas across the globe.
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