HMD Global has revealed their update plans for Android Go devices in their portfolio. Scroll to the bottom for updates. The original article as published on August

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 HMD Global has revealed their update plans for Android Go devices in their portfolio. Scroll to the bottom for updates. The original article as published on August 22, 2019, is preserved as below

The latest version of Android, formerly known as Android Q, will be called Android 10 as part of Google’s newest efforts to give Android a fresher look. That’s it, no fluff, no dessert name—just Android 10. And while this may make sense from a business perspective, it is still not sitting well with Android enthusiasts. Nonetheless, Google made the announcement in anticipation of the OS’ stable release, which should now come sooner than later, and with it, some companies have started detailing their plans for rolling out the new OS to Android users. One of these companies is HMD Global, which has outlined their Android 10 update roadmap for their Nokia device lineup.

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The good news is that the update will be rolling out across several device ranges, from flagship devices all the way down to Android Go edition phones. Users from all ranges will be able to enjoy the update. The bad news? Some devices are being dropped this time, particularly those that launched with Android Nougat such as the Nokia 6. We’re guessing this means that the company’s update policy doesn’t allow for more than 2 major platform updates, which is a bummer—some companies like OnePlus have started giving users up to 3 major platform updates, with 2016 devices like the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T having received updates to Android Pie this year.

The rollout is set to begin as soon as Q4 2019, with the following devices receiving updates to Android 10 and Android 10 (Go edition):

Juho Sarvikas

@sarvikas

After being the fastest to upgrade Nokia phones from N to O and O to P, I am super excited to share with you that the Q(ueue) for Nokia phones is moving fast as we get ready to welcome Android 10 on Nokia smartphones – roll out starts in Q4, 2019!

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