HMD Global has started rolling out the Android 11 update to the Nokia 4.2 smartphone. This will be the second update the device is getting after it was launched back in 2019. It could be recalled that the Nokia 4.2 was released running on Android 9 Pie, and was later upgraded to Android 10 last year April.
The Android 11 update comes with version number 3.150 and weighs 1.5GB. It comes with March 2021 Android security patch as well as bringing new features to the smartphone, such as chat bubbles and one-time app permissions. Check out some of the new features added via the update.
- Manage your conversations: Get all your messages in one place
- Bubbles: Chats while multitasking by pinning conversations to your screen
- One-time permissions: Give one-time permissions to apps that need your mic, camera or location
- Google Play System Updates: Even more security and privacy fixes sent to your phone, right on Google Play.
- Google Security Patch 2021-03
#Nokia4dot2, meet Android 11 🤝
That’s right, we’re so happy to announce that the device is now ready to be part of an enhanced experience. Upgrade today to get the latest pure Android technology with all the up-to-date features 🙌
Learn more: https://t.co/Rrzz7n4Rc9 pic.twitter.com/wzBhhHFhhZ
— Nokia Mobile (@NokiaMobile) April 9, 2021
The update is rolling out globally except in the countries and channels listed below:
- Chile (Entel Chile, Movistar Chile, Claro Chile, WOM)
- Colombia (Claro Colombia, Movistar Colombia)
- Czech Republic (O2 CZ)
- Poland (Plus, Orange PL, PLAY)
- Romania (Orange RO)
- USA (T-Mobile)
If you can remember, the Nokia 4.2 was released back in May 2019 featuring a 5.71-inch display, with a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. It comes powered by Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 processor, paired with up to 3GB of RAM. The phone came with up to 32GB of internal storage which can be upgraded.
The phone packed a 3000mAh battery and has two cameras on its rear and a single front shooter. On the back is a combination of a 13MP main rear camera alongside a 2MP depth shooter with LED flash. The front rocks an 8MP front shooter.