HMD Global is committed to providing the latest Android updates to all their smartphones. HMD Global has also promised a minimum 2 years support for software updates on all their smartphones. Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 shipped with Android 7.1.1 update whereas Nokia 3 was still stuck at Android 7.0 at launch. Many blaming MediaTek for being slow in providing updated drivers to push the latest Android software update.
HMD Global has been working with MediaTek to bring the Android 7.1.1 update to Nokia 3 and it seems the update is almost ready for roll out. Juho Sarvikas, Cheif Product Officer, HMD Global has confirmed the Android 7.1.1 update is coming to Nokia 3 by End of August.
Got a few questions on this so wanted to confirm that #Nokia3 will receive 7.1.1 update by end of August. @nokiamobile— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) July 29, 2017