Nokia Mobile will soon start the rollout of Android 11 updates to a number of Nokia-branded smartphones. The official roadmap (or ETA) for the Android 11 update is available now. So, we know a time period when the eligible Nokia smartphones will get the Android 11 update. So, before you ask “When will I get Android 11 update”, please refer to the details in this article.
The details in this post are based on a Tweet accidentally posted by the official Nokia Mobile Twitter handle. They deleted the tweet soon after, but the information should be authentic and reliable. Here’s the tweet body (from Google cache).
We’re pleased to announce our #Android11 update plans! 🥳 We’ve made 1000 updates in the last 3 years as part of our #3YearPromise, keeping you safe and protected at all times. Here’s to the next 1000! 🙌Nokia Mobile on Twitter
When will my Nokia phone receive the Android 11 update?
Nokia mobile will start the rollout of the Android 11 update starting in the Q4 2020 (October – December) with the Nokia 8.3 5G taking the priority spot. They expect to complete the role of updates to all of the eligible smartphones by (the end end of) Q2 2021 (April – June). Nokia Mobile has kept a mix of new and old devices in each phase to give a divided focus to old and new devices.
Nokia 8.3 5G (✅): Q4 2020 – Nokia 8.3 started receiving its Android 11 update in late January 2021.
Nokia 2.2 (✅), Nokia 5.3 (✅) & Nokia 8.1 (✅): Q4 2020 – Q2 2021 (expected in late December to early January) – These devices are also listed alongside the Nokia 8.3. So, we can expect these devices to receive the update sometime after the 8.3 receives it.
- Nokia 8.1 started receiving the Android 11 update on 7th April 2021.
- Nokia 2.2 got Android 11 on 12th April 2021.
- Nokia 5.3 started receiving Android 11 from 4th August 2021.
Nokia 1.3 (✅), Nokia 4.2 (✅), Nokia 2.4 (✅), Nokia 2.3 (✅), Nokia 3.4 (✅): Q1 2021 – Nokia aims to update its new as well as old entry-level devices in Q1 2021.
- Nokia 2.3 started receiving the Android 11 update on 7th April 2021.
- Nokia 4.2 started receiving the Android 11 update on 8th April 2021.
- Nokia 2.4 started receiving the Android 11 update on 26th April 2021.
- Nokia 1.3 started receiving the Android 11 update on 23rd July 2021.
- Nokia 3.4 started receiving Android 11 on 20th August 2021.
Nokia 3.2 (✅), Nokia 6.2 (⌛), Nokia 7.2 (⌛): Q1 – Q2 2021 – These devices are listed around the overlap of Q1 and Q2 in 2021 so we can expect the updates to roll out in the period of March to April. The Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2 are nearly identical devices. So, both of these devices should receive the update at the same time or with a minor time difference.
- Nokia 3.2 started receiving Android 11 update on 23rd March 2021.
Nokia 1 Plus (✅) & Nokia 9 PureView (⌛): Q2 2021 (April to June) – The last devices in the list of Nokia’s Android 11 roadmap are the Nokia 1 Plus and the Nokia 9 PureView. These devices will receive the Android 11 update sometime in the period of April to June 2021.
Nokia 5.4 (⌛), Nokia 1.4 (⌛): No schedule has been announced for these devices so far.
⌛ – Pending (5 devices). The update is not released in any of the markets
✅ – Completed (11 devices). The update rollout has started and delivered in at least 1 market
We will constantly update the post as more details about the rollout become available.
How to get Nokia 3.1 working again after you destroyed it with Android 10?
You can downgrade to Android 9 via Nokia Care if you are facing issues on Android 10.