January 24, 2019: HMD has commenced the official Nokia 5 Android 9 Pie update as promised. The company, in an official Pie update roadmap, revealed that Pie would be ready for the 2017 Nokia 5 this week and indeed, as usual, Juho Sarvikas has taken to Twitter to make this news official, as seen below.
It gives me immense pleasure to announce that Nokia 5 (2017) has just been updated to Android 9 Pie! Nokia Phones truly get better over time! pic.twitter.com/HbwKxilXc8
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) January 24, 2019
January 23, 2019: HMD has announced the official Android Pie roadmap for devices that are yet to get the OS, including the Nokia 5 and Nokia 5.1. Apparently, the former’s update to Pie begins this week while the latter will get the nod in the coming weeks, but within Q1 2019.
Android 9 Pie update
|Device||Current OS||Android Pie update|
|Nokia 5||Android 8.1||Released on 24 January 2019|
|Nokia 5.1||Android 8.1||Expected in Q1 2019|
|Nokia 5.1 Plus||Android 8.1||Released on 27 December 2018|
All three Nokia 5 variants will receive an update to Android 9 Pie. The update started rolling out to the Nokia 5.1 Plus on December 27, 2018, and the Nokia 5 joined the part on January 24, 2019. As for the Nokia 5.1, the OS will arrive within Q1 2019.