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HMD Global keeps delivering with Android 9 Pie now on Nokia 3.1

The budget Nokia 3.1 will now have Android 9 Pie will some flagships are still stuck on Oreo.

Published onMarch 14, 2019

Promotional imagery of the Nokia 3.1 smartphone.

Recently, we published an article about which OEMs are updating their smartphones the fastest when it comes to the latest Android 9 Pie. HMD Global — which owns the Nokia mobile brand — was number one on the list.

Continuing that impressive streak, HMD Global just announced on Twitter that Android 9 Pie is rolling out now to the budget Nokia 3.1 smartphone. In fact, in the tweet, Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas called out Android Authority specifically.

Check out the tweet below:

To celebrate @AndroidAuth recognizing us for the best pie delivery in the industry, it is our pleasure to cater you a very special serving ??! Your premium companion, Nokia 3.1 now offers the sweetest experience with Android 9, Pie! Nokia smartphones get better with time!
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) March 14, 2019
Two years on: HMD Global talks about what Nokia has achieved and what's coming soon

The Nokia 3.1 launched in the summer of last year with Android 8.1 Oreo as its operating system. The budget smartphone has a MSRP of $160 but you can grab one now for much cheaper than that. For example, has the Nokia 3.1 available right now for only $140. That’s not a bad price for an Android 9 Pie smartphone!

For more info on which companies are bringing the latest flavor of Android to their devices quickly, check out our roundup below.

NEXT: Which manufacturer updates its smartphones fastest: Android Pie edition

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