We had to wait for a while, but the Nokia 5.1 Plus Android 10 is now also available for download. The update rolls out in different phases, which ensures a smooth rollout.
Nokia 5.1 Plus Android 10 update available rolling out
The rollout of Android 10 for the Nokia 5.1 Plus has started, so you can use all kinds of new functions. The update will be released gradually and is released today for 10 percent of Dutch and Belgian users. On May 22, half of the Nokia 5.1 Plus owners will be equipped with Android 10. From May 24, the software can be downloaded and installed on every 5.1 Plus in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Android 10 is the latest version of the well-known Google operating system and offers several interesting features. You can get started with gesture control, new privacy options are available and there is the system-wide dark mode on board. Set this once and all apps with support will be shown dark. For example, the Play Store, YouTube, or Gmail are shown in dark mode, if you have set that.
The Nokia 5.1 Plus is a budget device from manufacturer HMD Global and originally came with Android 8.0 Oreo. Meanwhile, also Android 9.0 (Pie) been a while to download. Android 10 took a long time, although the device belongs to the Android One program. This means that the device will receive at least two years of updates and at least three years of security updates. There is no real successor to the Nokia 5.1 Plus yet, but the Nokia 5.3 was presented at the end of March.
More about the Nokia 5.1 Plus
The Nokia 5.1 Plus has a screen of 5.86 inches with a resolution of 1520 by 720 pixels. A processor from MediaTek together with 3GB RAM provides enough power for simple tasks. This way you can easily check your email, Facebook, or some photos on Instagram.
The battery is 3060 mAh and can be charged via the USB-C port. You can find a fingerprint scanner on the back, just like the dual camera. The main camera shoots pictures of up to 13 megapixels and the second lens captures depth information. This way you can easily and quickly take a good portrait photo.
Since the 5.1 Plus is an Android One phone, it is guaranteed to get two major Android upgrades. Now that Android 10 is rolling out, it seems that the device will no longer get Android 11. The 5.1 Plus has a suggested retail price of 259 euros, but the price has dropped considerably. A separate Nokia 5.1 Plus costs about 175 euros, it is also possible to get the smartphone with a subscription at home.