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The Nokia N9 gets a Firmware Update to v20.2011.40-4

The MeeGo-powered Nokia N9 got an updated to firmware PR 1.1 (v20.2011.40-4) today, bringing new features like improved multitasking, a couple new apps and general bug fixes and stability improvements.

The update weighs in at about 218.6 MB. The official changelog is:

  • NFC tag reading to instantly interact with NFC tags
  • Music controls on lock screen
  • Photo and video shooting with color filters: black & white, sepia, vivid, negative, solarize
  • More powerful multitasking with improved memory handling
  • Swype for fast typing
  • Faster MfE synch, synchronizing only active folders
  • Noice cancellation reduces background noise so that your friends hear you better
  • Close apps easily with swiping down, this now on by default
  • New indicators for standby screen like charging and calendar
  • Pre-loaded apps including : – Twitter, Nokia Store, Facebook, Real Golf, Ovi Music, Galaxy on Fire 2, Nokia Drive, Angry Birds NFC, AccuWTwitter, Nokia Maps and the User Guide have also been updated.

You should see the update pop-up on your Nokia N9, or you can check for it in Settings–>Manage Applications –> Updates. Here’s a video to guide you on the update process:

The updates are still being rolled out across regions, so if you dont see it on your N9 just yet, dont forget to check for it later.

[via TheHandHeldBlog]