A few day ago, HMD Global announced that Android 9 Pie Update Will be Coming To Four Nokia Phones. After Nokia 7 Plus Stable Pie update, the company has now announced that it has started rolling out Android 9.0 Pie beta for Nokia 6.1 Plus users to test before rolling out the stable version.
HMD Global earlier announced that Android Pie update will be coming to Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus in October, and that the Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco, will be getting theirs in November.
Announcing the arrival of the beta update via social media, Juho Sarvikas wrote;
Hungry for pie? 🥧 If you’re a Nokia 6.1 Plus user, you’ll be happy to know that Android 9 is now available to test in #Nokiamobilebetalabs. https://www.nokia.com/phones/betalabs #Nokiamobile #Android9
Android P includes Adaptive Battery that uses machine learning to prioritize system resources for the apps, App Actions that helps you raise the visibility of your app and help drive engagement using machine learning, and Slices are a new way to surface rich, templated content in places like Google Search and Assistant.
Hungry for pie? 🥧 If you’re a Nokia 6.1 Plus user, you’ll be happy to know that Android 9 is now available to test in #Nokiamobilebetalabs. https://t.co/siaoX5xEmR #Nokiamobile #Android9 pic.twitter.com/0oiLr0NI09
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) October 9, 2018
The update is 1.25GB is size and also includes Android security patch for October 2018. Note that this is a beta testing, so you have to register at the Nokia beta labs and agree to the terms and conditions. Once it is done, you will receive the update via OTP directly on your phone. You should also know that the update might contain bugs, so be prepared.