For all the latest Nokia 3 and Nokia 3.1 software updates, you are in the right place. On this page, we’ve put together all info in regards to the Nokia 3 OS and monthly security updates alongside their release dates, software version and changelogs, all in chronological order.
Android Pie update
Expected release date: Q4 2018
|Device||Current OS||Android Pie update||Expected release date|
|Nokia 3||Android 8.0||Eligible||Q4 2018|
|Nokia 3.1||Android 8.1||Eligible||Q4 2018|
The original Nokia 3 came preinstalled with Android Nougat and even though it has since been upgraded to Android Oreo, it took quite some time before this happened. The long wait has occasionally been blamed on the MediaTek chipset that powers the phone, but looking at the latest developments, this might not be a solid reason to stick to.
Related: The best Android Pie features
We do know that the OG Nokia 3 is still among the devices to receive the update to Android 9 Pie. But looking at the time it took to roll out Oreo, we may be looking at another long wait right? Well, it doesn’t seem so, at least based on the tweet below.
Hi, the Android Pie is currently available for the Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 8, roll-out will be phased as usual to secure quality delivery.
— Nokia Mobile (@Nokiamobile) August 7, 2018
The assumption here is that the tweet also has the listed phones’ variants in mind, meaning the Nokia 3.1 should also receive the update to Android 9 Pie alongside the OG Nokia 3 somewhere in Q4 2018.
Are you looking forward to the new Android Pie update on your Nokia 3 or Nokia 3.1 phone? Let us know in your comments below. Meanwhile, take a look at all the best Android Pie features to expect when the update finally arrives.