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Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2 Update Brings White Balance Feature, May Android Security Patch: Report

There’s a new White Balance option found in the Display settings.

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Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2 Update Brings White Balance Feature, May Android Security Patch: Report

Nokia 4.2 on the left, Nokia 3.2 on the right

Highlights
  • HMD Global updates the Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2
  • New update brings along the May security patch
  • The update is currently rolling out in the Indian market

Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2 have reportedly started receiving a new Android 9.0 Pie-based update along with the May Android security patch, and the update also brings a new feature apart from bug fixes and other improvements. To recall, HMD Global launched the Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2 back at MWC 2019 - and both smartphones were launched running Android 9.0 Pie. Like other recent Nokia smartphones from HMD Global, both are also part of the Android One programme from Google that promises timely updates and optimised interfaces. To that end, HMD Global has released new updates for the Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2 in India.

According to a report by NPU, the Nokia 4.2 (Review) is receiving build number V1.22E that weighs in at 439.7MB. The update is said to bring improved system stability, UI enhancements, and the May 2019 Android security patch. The update also brings along a new White Balance option for the
Nokia smartphone's Display settings.

With the new White Balance feature, the report notes that Nokia 4.2 users will be able to manually tune the colour temperature of the display. And just in case you're not happy with the new setting, you can always set it back to default by hitting the reset button. Other than this new feature, the new software update focuses on improved system stability and UI enhancements. The update also fixes a critical security vulnerability in media framework that could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.

In another report by NPU, the Nokia 3.2 is also said to be receiving an identical update in terms of features. However, it is said to have build number V1.08D and weigh in at 423.3MB. Both updates are said to be only rolling out in India for now. To see if your smartphone is receiving the update, you can either wait for the OTA notification or, visit Settings > System Updates to check.

Nokia 4.2 price in India, key specifications

To recall, the Nokia 4.2 was launched in May 2019 in India at a price of Rs. 10,990 for the lone 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant (expandable up to 400GB via a microSD card).

The smartphone is a part of the Android One programme and ships with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. There's a 5.71-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display up-front with a waterdrop notch at the top. The dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC under the hood along with a 3,000mAh battery under the hood. On the imaging front, there's a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 lens. There is an 8-megapixel selfie shooter on the front as well with an f/2.0 lens. It was launched globally alongside the Nokia 3.2 at MWC 2019.

Nokia 3.2 price in India, key specifications

The Nokia 3.2 went on sale from May 23, 2019, in India at a starting price of Rs. 8,990 for the 2GB RAM with 16GB storage variant, going up to Rs. 10,790 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant (expandable up to 400GB via a microSD card).

The dual-SIM (nano) smartphone sports a 6.26-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with a waterdrop notch at the top. The phone ships with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, as it is a part of the Android One program. Under the hood, there's a Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 processor. Keeping the lights on is a 4,000mAh battery. In terms of optics, there's a single 13-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 autofocus lens on the back and a 5-megapixel fixed-focus selfie shooter on the front with an f/2.2 lens.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Appealing design, good build quality
  • Stock Android without bloatware
  • Bad
  • Sluggish performance
  • Camera performance and quality issues
  • Low battery capacity, slow charging
Display5.71-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 439
Front Camera8-megapixel
Rear Camera13-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM3GB
Storage32GB
Battery Capacity3000mAh
OSAndroid 9
Resolution720x1520 pixels
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • All-day battery life
  • Stock Android with no bloatware
  • Bad
  • Poor performance
  • Cameras lack features
  • Base variant lacks a fingerprint sensor
  • Large and bulky
Display6.26-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 429
Front Camera5-megapixel
Rear Camera13-megapixel
RAM2GB
Storage16GB
Battery Capacity4000mAh
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie
Resolution720x1520 pixels
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