For the past two weeks, Nokia has released the latest Android 13 update for two of its devices. This makes the Nokia X30 5G the third Nokia phone to get the stable Android 13 update. Yes, the update has just started rolling out for the device, which means the wider rollout may take time. Let’s find out more about the Nokia X30 Android 13 update.
Nokia begin its Android 13 journey last year and released the major update for four of its devices including the Nokia X10 and Nokia X20. But then this year till this month there was no update for Nokia phones.
As per the screenshot shared by Twitter user @Macoers, the Android 13 update for Nokia X30 5G is rolling out in Germany. But the update might also be available in some other regions. If not, the update will be soon available in more regions.
Talking about the update details, Nokia X30 Android 13 update is seeding with build number V2.220. And as with any major update, it weighs around 2.5GB. The Nokia X30 was launched last year with Android 12 OS. This means Android 13 is the first major update for the device.
As this is a big update expect a bunch of new features and changes. Here is the translated changelog.
- Themed app icons*: Customize your phone with your personal style. Set other apps – not just Google apps – to match the hue and colors of your phone’s background.
- Photo picker*: Instead of sharing your entire media library with apps, you can select only the photos and videos those apps need access to.
- Notification Permissions: Apps you download now need your permission to send notifications. This allows you to proactively protect your time and attention spans.
- New Media Controls: Android 13 features a new media player that displays full-screen album art.
This is a translated and incomplete changelog. Once we get our hands on the full changelog we will update them here.
If you are a Nokia X30 5G user in Germany, you may have already received the update. If not you will be receiving the OTA update soon. Yes, this is a batch rollout just like updates for other devices. You can also check for updates manually by going to Settings > System > System Update.
Before updating your phone, make sure to charge it to at least 50% and also take a backup of important data.