Google rolls out January 2022 update for Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

San Francisco: As promised, Google has finally started rolling out the January 2022 software update to the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The update, based on Android 12, fixes critical bugs and includes performance and stability improvements.

“Our January software update will start rolling out to Pixel6 and Pixel 6 Pro devices today. This will include all the fixes listed for the December update as well as the January update,” the search engine giant said in a tweet.

Google rolled out the January security patch normally for all other Pixel phones at the start of the new year, and now it is available for 6 and 6 Pro.

The most notable fix addresses the mysterious Microsoft Teams bug that prevented users from making emergency calls. The January update will fix the issue that causes screen to unlock after missed call when no screen lock is set.

The update has also brought some network improvements and fixes for the user interface issues. The fixes for user interface are -Fix for issue causing a black frame to appear when dismissing the Assistant overlay on the lock screen and Fix for issue causing memory leak in system UI under certain conditions.

It also includes fix for the issue that causes Wi-Fi network to drop connection in certain conditions.

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro specifications

The Pixel 6 features a 6.4-inch OLED display, while the Pixel 6 Pro sports a 6.7-inch LTPO display that will come with a variable refresh rate ranging from 10Hz to 120Hz.

Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a Tensor chipset, which has been developed in-house by Google.

The Tensor chip houses the Titan M2 security chip that Google says has the most layers of security.

The phone ships with Android 12 out of the box with the Material You interface, and Google is promising up to five years of security updates

In terms of optics, both phones have a 50MP sensor with f/1.85-inch aperture and 1/1.3-inch sensor size. Both phones also have a 12MP ultra-wide camera with 114-degres FOV. The Pixel 6 Pro gets a third 48MP telephoto camera with 4x optical zoom and 20X digital zoom.

(With inputs from IANS)

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