Nokia 3.1 Plus Android 9 Pie Update Expected Soon, Geekbench Listing Tips

Nokia 3.1 Plus was launched in October last year, and it runs on Android Oreo out of the box. The smartphone is part of the Android One program, and is still waiting in line to get the Android Pie update. However, several new Geekbench listings now suggest that the smartphone is set to get the update soon. The Nokia 3.1 Plus was spotted on the benchmarking site multiple times running on Android Pie software. HMD Global recently rolled out the Android Pie update for Nokia 8 Sirocco as well.

The Nokia 3.1 Plus smartphone was spotted on Geekbench three times, and all the three listings claim that the smartphone is running on Android Pie. This suggests that the phone will indeed get the Android Pie update soon. One of the listing shows the Nokia 3.1 Plus single-core score as 834, and its multi-core score as 3,520. The other two listings also have almost similar scores.

The Nokia 3.1 Plus recently received a price cut in India, and the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 9,999. The phone is made available via several online and offline channels across India. It was launched in October for Rs. 11,499 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option.

Recently, the Nokia phones that got the Android Pie update include Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 5.1 Plus, Nokia 8, Nokia X5, Nokia 6.1 Plus, and Nokia 7.1.

Nokia 3.1 Plus specifications

The dual-SIM (Nano) Nokia 3.1 Plus features a 6-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) IPS display along with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D glass – without any display notch. Under the hood, there is an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) SoC, coupled with 3GB RAM option.

The smartphone features a dual rear camera setup that includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/2.0, PDAF lens and a 1.12-micron pixel size and 5-megapixel secondary monochrome sensor along with an f/2.4, fixed focus lens and the same 1.12-micron pixel size. Users will be able to re-focus photos after they have been shot. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel camera at the front along with an f/2.2, fixed focus lens and a 1.12-micron pixel size.

HMD Global has provided 32GB onboard storage options on the Nokia 3.1 Plus that both are expandable via microSD card (up to 400GB). In terms of connectivity, the smartphone has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Sensors on board the Nokia 3.1 Plus include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. Besides, the smartphone packs a 3,500mAh battery and measures 156.68×76.44×8.19mm.

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