Some Users Claim they cannot Charge their Pixel 6 on Low Quality USB-C Cables

As with any new product launch, the new Google Pixel 6 series also comes with its own baggage of unexpected problems and malfunctions that can make users quiet frustrated with their device. The issue reported by some users this week is the the Google Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro’s inability to charge when connected to certain charging cables. The common factor in all the reports appears to be the quality of the charging cable used.

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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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Adaptive Sound Feature on Google Pixel 6 Gets Released in Waves

Google has been rolling out the adaptive sound feature for a certain number of their Google Pixel 6 devices without any public announcement. Until now, it was assumed that adaptive sound would be a feature exclusively available to Pixel 5 devices. The performance of the under-screen speakers of Pixel 5 has been underwhelming, and it was assumed that adaptive sound feature was meant to compensate the Pixel 5 model for that.

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

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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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Fingerprint Sensor Calibration Tool for Pixel 6 Launched by Google

Google has finally released the Pixel 6 Pro and Google Pixel 6 this past month. The new devices come with a new design, updated camera hardware, the newest Android version, along with Google’s own Tensor SoC, and other added features. The only concern is with the fingerprint sensor on the Pixel 6, which has been shrouded in controversy since its release. While initial reports pointed to the speed of the sensor being the primary issue, more recently, many have voiced their concerns regarding the efficacy of the sensor in the event of a screen replacement. Addressing the concerns, Google has made provisions in its Pixel Update and Repair tool by adding the option of fingerprint sensor calibration repair.

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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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