In the Q3 of 2020, Nokia has officially unveiled the Nokia 8.3 5G device with Android 10 out of the box. But, it was already mentioned that the Android 11 ready by the OEM. Now, as per the roadmap, Nokia has begun cultivating the Android 11 update to the Nokia 8.3 5G smartphones.
According to the release note, the update comes with a couple of new features, the January 2021 Security patch, and much more. The update comes with many of the Android 11 features like Chat Bubbles, One-time permissions, Manage your conversations, and others. However, the changelog of the update is dropped below.
Manage your conversations: Get all your messages in one place
Bubbles: Chat while multitasking by pinning conversations to your screen
One-time permissions: Give one-time permissions to apps that need your mic, camera or location
Google play system updates: Even more security and privacy fixes, sent to your phone, right on Google play
Google Security Patch 2021-01
In terms of availability, the update is rolling out on the v2.180 and will be available for the following regions. As per the company’s information, 10% of these approved markets will receive the update immediately, 50% by Feb 5th, and on Feb 7th, 100% of these markets will have received the Android 11 update.
As it’s the initial rollout of this update, it generally takes a couple of days to reach all the units. Meanwhile, you can also head over to Settings>Software updates and Check for the updates to check the update status manually. Also, make sure to maintain at least 60% of charging before updating to avoid carrier data charges.