Nokia 5 Pie update news: Android 9 is now available for 2017 edition

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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.


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.


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