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Google Pixel and Pixel XL Have Serious Connectivity Issues With In-Car BlueTooth

By Luis Fran , Oct 28, 2016 06:17 PM EDT
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Google Pixel and Pixel XL have started to face some problems just a few weeks of being launched in the market after many users reported that they are having connectivity issues while using Pixel with in-car Bluetooth. In some cases, the smartphone connected without any problem, but most reported that the device would disconnect when placing a phone call.

Most Complainants Have A GM-Manufactured Vehicle

Far from being these the only problems, there are some other cases were the smartphone have difficulty in connecting, and even if they connect, they soon drop off for no apparent reason. This could represent a represent a serious setback for the hi-tech company, considering that the Google Pixel and Pixel XL have had a so high demand that exceeded expectations.

According to the International Business Times, although the problem is not limited to cars from any particular manufacturer, most of the complaints came from those who have a GM- manufactured vehicle. This issue first occurred with Nexus phones when the Android 6.0 Marshmallow was rolling out, but the issue was later solved by a software update.

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Will Soon Get Updates

This Google Pixel´s situation led to believe that he problem could have initially appeared with the Android 7.1 Nougat update, and because some Nexus owners are reporting the same issues, a software fix it may be all that is needed to solve the problem. A month ago, iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users reported the same problems, and it was revealed that many who updated their iPhone devices to iOS 10 OS were also having troubles, until the latest iOS 10.1 updated solved it.

According to Gadgets 360, the big advantage for Google Pixel and Pixel XL users is that they don't have to wait too long for OEMs to push out the update, and will receive it directly from Google as soon as it´s ready for the fix. In addition to this bug, Google Pixel also have a lens flare issue in pictures when taken under specific lights condition, but the company promised to fixed in the next weeks.

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