The Pixel 6 and 6 Professional are lastly receiving this month’s sizeable ingredient drop, as Google spokesperson Matt Flegal verified to The Verge that the rollout will begin now. Google previously rolled out the replace to the Pixel 3A and 5A on March seventh however determined to push again the replace for Pixel 6 items to sort out bug fixes, in accordance with Android Legislation enforcement.
A number of Pixel 6 householders proper right here at The Verge at the moment are able to obtain the replace merely simply by inspecting for it on their telephones. The 490MB patch on the Pixel 6 updates its model quantity to SP2A.220305.013.A3.
March’s attribute fall brings enhanced night time time pictures in Snapchat, customized made stickers, help for YouTube take a look at capabilities in Google Duo, as properly as a brand new Live Caption attribute you need to use to speak with no even chatting all by means of cell phone calls. We go about these attributes in greater depth in our put up concerning the replace’s preliminary rollout.
The replace additionally delivers a variety of bug fixes, like “common enhancements” for the fingerprint sensor’s steadiness and effectiveness, as very properly as battery and thermal efficiency on the Pixel 6 telephones. There’s additionally the promised repair for an problem inflicting Wi-Fi to randomly disconnect — a bug that was launched in February’s replace. Google can also be rolling out assist for Verizon’s 5G C-Band on the Pixel 6 and 6 Skilled, which is able to give folks entry to the ultra-wideband frequencies that the supplier lit up in January.
It isn’t that shocking that Google made the choice to carry off this replace for the Pixel 6 and 6 Skilled, and I actually don’t blame the enterprise for getting extra very cautious. Up to now, Google’s observe file with pushing updates to its flagship telephones has been… just a little bit troubling. Previous yr, Google paused a extremely anticipated December replace for Pixel 6 gadgets after customers documented troubles with dropped calls and rolled out an amended variation of the replace that went reside in January. And naturally, there was the aforementioned February replace that didn’t go in extra of properly for each particular person both.
Right here’s hoping that this replace won’t screw up something new this time.
Replace March twenty first 4:00PM ET: Present to incorporate that the replace is now accessible for Pixel 6 and 6 Professional items.