Nokia 5.1 Plus starts receiving Android 9 Pie update

HMD Global recently announced that the Android 9 Pie update for the Nokia 5.1 Plus is now seeding to Filipino users.

The Android 9 Pie adds new features, apart from the security patches and performance improvements. These features include:

  • App Actions – Helps get things done faster by predicting your next move and displaying the right action on your phone.
  • Slices – Identifies relevant information on your favorite apps to make them more easily accessible when you need them.
  • Adaptive Battery – Uses deep learning to understand usage patterns and prioritize battery power on important apps.
  • New System Navigation and Gesture Controls – Features a single home button that provides intelligent predictions and suggestions (user-enabled).

It also adds the new Digital Wellbeing features that include:

  • Dashboard – Highlights screen time and phone usage, including how many times the device has been unlocked and the number of notifications received
  • App Timers – Sets time limits on app usage
  • Wind Down and Do Not Disturb – Allows users to set a daily schedule to get your phone ready for bed. Wind Down fades your screen to Grayscale while Do Not Disturb silences notifications for a restful sleep. You can activate Do Not Disturb anytime you want to disconnect.

With the Nokia 5.1 Plus update, a total of seven Nokia smartphones are now on the latest Android 9 Pie.

Related: Nokia 5.1 Plus now official in the Philippines

The Nokia 5.1 Plus comes with a back-to-back glass build, a 5.8-inch HD IPS display, an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB of expandable storage, and 3,060mAh battery.

It has dual 13MP + 5MP cameras at the back and an 8MP shooter in front. The secondary sensor of the main camera is for depth information.

With a price of PHP12,990, the Nokia 5.1 Plus is available on authorized Nokia online resellers MemoXpress and Argomall, and in retail stores and kiosks nationwide.

Nokia 5.1 Plus specs:

Specs: NOKIA 5.1 PLUS
Display 5.86-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display (1520 x 720,287 ppi), 19:9 Aspect Ratio, 2.5D Glass, 79 Screen-to-Body Ratio
Processor 1.8GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P60 Processor
Storage 32GB Storage, MicroSD up to 400GB
Rear Camera 13MP (f/2.0) + 5MP (Depth), LED Flash
Front Camera 8MP, f/2.2
Network 4G LTE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.22ac
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2
Security Fingerprint Sensor
OS Android Oreo, Android One
Others USB Type-C, 3.5mm Audio Jack, FM Radio
Dimensions 149.51 x 71.98 x 8.096 mm
Battery 3060 mAh Battery

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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