Updated August 12, 2020: Currently, the Nokia 4.2 is receiving the July 2020 security patch. Though it’s already August 2020, still Nokia is pushing a late software upgrade for the device. The new update weighs about 226MB. It brings improvement for the device stability and user interface. This award-winning handset from early 2019 is running on the Android 10. The Android devices have a two-year timeframe to receive system updates. We can hope the Nokia 4.2 will receive the Android 11 update this year or in early 2021.
The July 2020 OTA update is rolling out in batches. So, in a few days or by the next week everyone using the Nokia 4.2 should get the July 2020 security patch. You can always keep checking in the Settings app by refreshing the System Update section. You will anyway get a notification when the new update arrives on your device. Install the new software and improve the device.
Update on June 18, 2020: Today HMD Global started rolling the June 2020 security patch update for Nokia 4.2. A Reddit user shared a screenshot from his device regarding the same.
Updated on March 06, 2020
Today a user posted a screenshot on Reddit about the February 2020 security patch for the Nokia 4.2. According to the screenshot, it says the size of the update weighs 60.5MB and carries nothing new except security patches and bug fixes.
Android 9 – February Security Patch for the 4.2 from r/Nokia
Updated on November 7, 2019: Nokia has always set itself apart from other smartphone brands because of its efficient software support system. Along with a near-stock Android experience, users also get to enjoy security patch updates and bug fixes every single month.
So, with software updates rolling out every month it may be kind of difficult for the Nokia users to keep track of all the updates. So, we have put up this software update tracker that will provide all the software updates for the device at one single point. In this post, we have the Nokia 4.2 Software Update Tracker. So, check it out. Currently, the device is receiving the October 2019 security patch with version V1.41B. It is based on Android 9.0 Pie.
Nokia 4.2 Technical Specifications
Nokia 4.2 released in May 2019. It is based on Android One running Android 9.0 Pie and it brings a near-stock Android experience to the device. It comes with an IPS LCD display of 5.7-inches with a pixel resolution of 720 x 1520. Being the budget machine, it runs on Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 chipset. It is available in 2 and 3 GB of RAM with options for 128 GB and 32 GB of inbuilt storage respectively. The device storage is expandable with the use of a microSD card up to 400 GB.
The camera section of the Nokia 4.2 packs a dual sensor of 13 MP + 2 MP along with an 8-MP of selfie shooter. A Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery powers up the device. The Nokia 4.2 has basic sensors such as a rear fingerprint display, accelerometer, proximity sensor.
Nokia 4.2 Software Update Tracker
Downloading the software update is quite easy. Nokia updates usually hit the device automatically. However, due to various factors like geographical location and telecarrier, some users do not receive the update right away as it rolls from the server-side. So, they can search for the update manually on your Nokia 4.2.
To do it, go to Settings > About phone > System updates > Check for update.
Here is the list of Nokia 4.2 Software Update Tracker and Timeline including release date, software version, Android version, and changelog type provided below. We will update this table frequently as per the availability of software updates for the Nokia 4.2.
|Date||Software Version||Changelog Type [MR=Maintenance Release][SP=Security Patch]|
|August 12, 2020||V2.330||July 2020 security patch|
|June 18, 2020||not known||June 2020 security patch|
|March 06, 2020||not known||February 2020 Security patch|
|December 19, 2019||V1.41F||December 2019 security patch|
|November 28, 2019||V1.41D||November 2019 security patch|
|October 2019||V1.41B||October 2019 security patch|
So, that’s it, guys. If you use a Nokia 4.2, then stay tuned with us and keep visiting this post to get the latest info on every software that rolls out for your device.