Google has issued the February 2021 replace for all Pixel telephones operating Android 11. Apart from safety patches this replace brings a few necessary fixes. Don’t get too excited, that is simply Google fixing issues that it broke.
First, the contact sensitivity points on the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G ought to be resolved with the brand new firmware. Individuals began noticing that the screens of their telephones would typically miss touches after putting in the December 2020 replace.
The opposite repair covers each cellphone for the reason that Pixel three – there was a long-standing concern with sensors not being detected at boot-up. This concern first cropped up with Android 10 and would disable issues like double faucet and carry detection.
You will discover extra particulars in regards to the February replace right here.
In associated information, the FCC has okayed an replace for the Pixel 5 and LG Wing 5G that can allow the C-band within the US. This holds the promise of higher protection and sooner community speeds.
This shall be a easy software program replace as apparently the hardware already helps it (for some cause the Pixel 4a 5G won’t be getting C-band assist). The FCC filings discuss with the Verizon and AT&T variations of the Wing (the T-Cellular mannequin isn’t on the checklist).
Be aware: we don’t know when the C-band shall be enabled on these two telephones, however there’s no 5G within the C-band but – it was auctioned off solely not too long ago and the outcomes of that public sale shall be made public in March. Verizon is believed to have purchased the most important chunk.