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April Android Security update includes bug fixes for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

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April Android Security update includes Pixel 2 fixes
Information about the April Android security update has been disseminated and the update will soon be pushed out to the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Additionally, some Nexus handsets should receive it as well. Besides the usual security patches, the April Android security update contains 56 "functional updates" for Pixel and Nexus devices. These are fixes for bugs and other issues outside of security.

For example, the update will help reduce the delay that occurs when opening particular apps on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The update will also reduce battery drain on the same models, and improves Wi-Fi stability, and the quality of conference calls using Wi-Fi on the 2017 Pixel handsets. All Pixel and Nexus devices receiving the update will have a call forwarding problem resolved, and audio on phone calls will be improved.

If you own a Pixel or Nexus handset, don't ignore the April Android security update since it does fix many of the issues that have afflicted these devices. You can check out all of the bug fixes coming your way by clicking on the sourcelink.

source: Pixel/NexusSecurityBulletin

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Google Pixel 2 specs
  • Display 5.0 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2700 mAh
  • OS Android 11
Google Pixel 2 XL specs
  • Display 6.0 inches 2880 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3520 mAh
  • OS Android 11

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