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Nokia 6 update brings August security patch, solves WiFi connectivity issue

After being sold out under 1 minute in the flash sale on Amazon India, Nokia 6 has received the August security patch along with some fixes. HMD Global has deployed the OTA update to resolve WiFi compatibility issues and add screenshot shortcut to the Notification panel toggles.

Some customers had complained about WiFi connectivity issues that are addressed in this update. The 163MB update carries the August Security patch for Nokia 6 in India, along with the fix to WiFi issue, and adding a new feature to the smartphone.

About Nokia 6 update

HMD Global promised that Nokia phones will receive monthly security updates for two years and the Nokia 6 received the August security patch just after the Pixel received it, which is really fast. This promise also means that Nokia 6 will soon be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo as Pixel is already receiving the update.

Coming to the update, it is a 163MB update which has the latest August Security patch along with a fix for WiFi connectivity issues being faced by some customers. Along with security patch and fixes, Nokia 6 has received a new toggle for the Notification panel. By tapping this toggle, you can take screenshots easily on your Nokia 6.

Nokia 6 Specifications

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Starting with the display, you get a 5.5 inch full HD display with 2.5D curved glass and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Capacitive navigation keys and a fingerprint sensor are placed below the display.

At the back, you get a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual Tone LED flash. An 8MP front camera with f/2.0 and a wide-angle lens is given for selfies and video calling.

In terms of hardware, you get a Snapdragon 430 processor, coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. This combination is accompanied by 3GB RAM and 32GB Internal Storage along with up to 128GB expansion option.

The Nokia 6 runs Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box and comes with monthly updates. The device may soon get an update to Android 8.0 Oreo.

Powered by a 3,000mAh battery, the Nokia 6 is a dual SIM 4G VoLTE enabled smartphone and it offers micro USB port, 3.5mm earphone jack, Bluetooth, and WiFi as standard connectivity options.

Pricing and Availability

Currently being sold in flash sales as an Amazon exclusive, the Nokia 6 is available in Matte Black, Tempered Blue, and Silver colors. It is priced at Rs. 14,999.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.