Nokia 5.1 Plus starts receiving Android 9 Pie update

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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
Display5.86-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display (1520 x 720,287 ppi), 19:9 Aspect Ratio, 2.5D Glass, 79 Screen-to-Body Ratio
Processor1.8GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P60 Processor
Storage32GB Storage, MicroSD up to 400GB
Rear Camera13MP (f/2.0) + 5MP (Depth), LED Flash
Front Camera8MP, f/2.2
Network4G LTE
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.22ac
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
SecurityFingerprint Sensor
OSAndroid Oreo, Android One
OthersUSB Type-C, 3.5mm Audio Jack, FM Radio
Dimensions149.51 x 71.98 x 8.096 mm
Battery3060 mAh Battery

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