The future-proof Nokia 8.3 5G has become the first Nokia smartphone to upgrade to Android 11, which will have updates across a variety of price segments for up to three years, as upgrade commences in select markets, including Nigeria.

Launched with the promise of three years’ worth of security updates and two years of OS upgrades, the Nokia 8.3 5G ensures that Nokia smartphones stay safe, secure and up to date for consumers. The upgrade to Android 11 marks the first OS upgrade of the handset and substantiates HMD Global’s commitment to its Android promise.

‘’Our team’s dedication to bringing the next step in Android OS innovation to our Nokia smartphone customers is highly commendable. The Nokia 8.3 5G is leading the path not fully traveled with our Android 11 upgrade journey, with many more of our smartphones soon to join the ranks,” said Joseph Umunakwe, General Manager, West, East and Central Africa, HMD Global. 

Nokia smartphones are proven to provide the most comprehensive software and security updates. They are trusted, secure and built to last and offer smartphone experiences without bloatware slowing them down or taking up space. Counterpoint Research found 98% of Android smartphones still offer inconsistent software and security updates or none at all, highlighting the value of the Nokia smartphone commitment.

Android 11 comes with a range of updated and new features for Nokia smartphones including:

Manage your conversations: Stay in touch with those who matter by managing conversations across multiple messaging apps all in one place on your Nokia smartphone.

“Hey Google, show me my day”: Using the dedicated Google Assistant button or just your voice, get a full snapshot of your day. When you need to focus or unwind, using the Digital Wellbeing tools like Focus mode and Bedtime mode will be there to help.

Permissions auto-reset: Supporting our commitment to delivering secure and reliable mobile experiences, Nokia smartphones on Android 11 will reset the permissions of apps that haven’t been used in a while. This will keep your personal data more secure by only allowing recent apps access to personal information.


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