Nokia 5.3 users in selected countries including India have begun to receive an update to Android 11 as HMD Global product license holder has announced the release that will begin today.
It was released on Android 10 but Nokia said it would be upgraded to Android 11 – but the last stable version of Android 11 was released almost a year ago, in September 2020, and Android 12 is not far off now.
The phone was launched in March last year worldwide, while the launch of India took place in August.
An employee at a Nokia community forum announced that an Android 11 update for Nokia 5.3 has begun to be released in some regions.
As is often the case with major Android updates for Nokia phones, this Android 11 update is also being released in waves and the first wave covers 13 regions including India.
The full list includes Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan and Vietnam.
The company says 30 percent of these regions will receive the Android 11 update soon, and 50 percent will receive it on August 5. By August 6, all these markets will have received the update.
From the screens shared by users on Twitter, the Android 11 update for Nokia 5.3 comes with version V2.210. 1.67GB in size and update phone went to June 2021 Android patch patch.
Update makes changes to notifications, adding the ability to grant one-time permissions to apps, among other features.
Nokia details 5.3
Nokia 5.3 features a 6.55-inch HD + (720×1,600 pixels) display with a 20: 9 factor ratio.
The phone is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, paired with 6GB RAM.
In photos and videos, the Nokia 5.3 comes with a quad rear camera setup that includes a 13-megapixel main sensor, a second 5-megapixel sensor with wide lens, a 2-megapixel sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter.
For selfies, Nokia 5.3 has an 8-megapixel camera on the front. The phone comes with a built-in fingerprint sensor and a dedicated Google Assistant button.
It packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports 10W charging.