Google Pixel Update for April Issued by Google

Pictured, six Google Pixel 6 Pro devices lying face down on a surface. Google Pixel Update for April was issued.
Google Pixel 6 Pro

The first Monday of each month sees an Android update from Google, and April was no exception. The tech giant has issued the April update for all the Google Pixel devices that it still supports. This month, possibly for the first time, both the Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro devices are receiving a monthly update at the same time as the other devices. This breaks the habit of the newest Google Pixel devices being late in receiving the update.

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Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro to Finally Get Google’s March Update

Pictured, six Google Pixel 6 Pro devices on a surface.
Google Pixel 6 Pro

Tech giant Google has begun rolling out the latest update to the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones. Two weeks ago, Google announced the March feature drop for Pixel devices that could still support it. All this while, the other Pixel devices had been receiving these updates. The rollout has finally reached Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro smartphones.

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Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro Launched in Limited Quantities in Italy and Spain

Google Pixel 6 Pro

Since their launch in October of 2021, Google‘s flagship smartphones, Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, have been in high demand. After the announcement of these devices, the pre-order rush took down Google’s online store for a couple of hours. Most SKUs sold out for over a month within that time. In spite of availability in only nine countries and supply constraints due to covid-19, these devices set a quarterly sales record for the tech giant. Supply is becoming more reliable now. Hence, Google has launched the Pixel 6 series in Italy and Spain through the online Google Store.

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Google Introduces Heart and Respiratory Rate Tracker for Pixel 6 And Pixel 6 Pro

Google plans to introduce heart rate as well as respiratory rate trackers for Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro, according to reports. The feature may be availed via the Google Fit app, and will require access to the rear as well as front cameras of the phones in order to function. This is not a new feature and was available in older models such as Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a. However, this feature had been discontinued in the latest models released by the company. The health tracking features were rolled out within weeks of Google launching the devices.

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Google Claims Additional Security Causes Pixel 6 Fingerprint Sensor to Run Slower

image of Google Pixel 6

Pixel 6, the latest in the line of flagship phones by Google, has been facing issues due to its fingerprint scanner being unresponsive. Both Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro uses optical under-display sensors, which has received user criticism online for being unreliable and slow. However, Google has not acknowledged this as an issue. In an official statement given by the Made by Google Twitter account, the company claims that “enhanced security algorithms” used by the smartphones is responsible for the delayed response. These additional protection features necessitate a prolonged period to verify, and may require more direct contact with the fingerprint sensor in order to be able to authenticate the fingerprints of the users.

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Google in DxOMark’s Top 10 Smartphone Camera List with the Pixel 6 Pro

DxOMark has analyzed the Google Pixel 6 Pro and given it 135 points overall. Among smartphones, the device stands in the sixth position, after the iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro, and Huawei Mate 40 Pro. In the video segment, it received 115 points, with 71 points in zoom, and 143 in photo. The Google Pixel 6 Pro also comes with several other attractive and upgraded features, including speedy, accurate autofocus in both indoor and outdoor (bright) lighting, impressive contrast and shadow features, and it’s attention to detail in capturing images and videos in bright light, as well as in dimmer, indoor settings.

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The Camera Module Of Google Pixel 6 Pro Might Not Be User Replaceable

There have been a lot of reports about the Pixel 6 Pro and it might look like we know almost everything that is to know about the upcoming phone. We have come across renders, spec sheets, even teardowns, camera samples, and pricing for some markets. However, some new reports have surfaced that claim that it might be very difficult to get the Pixel 6 Pro fixed if it shows a problem especially the camera module.

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Google Gives An Official Date For The Pixel 6 Series Launch

Google Pixel 6 series has finally got its official launch date. Last night Google announced that there will be a virtual event by Google on October 19 at 1:00 PM ET which is 10:30 PM IST. There are no scopes for guessing as Google made it clear that they will be unveiling the Pixel 6 series during that event. In the announcement, Google said, “On October 19, we’re officially introducing you to Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro-the completely reimagined Google phones. Powered by Tensor, Google’s first custom mobile, they’re fast, smart, and secure. And they adapt to you. #Pixel6Launch.”

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