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Verizon's Pixel And Pixel XL Android 7.1.2 Update, Fixes Major Bugs

By Angelie Jill , Apr 08, 2017 04:50 AM EDT
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Google started rolling out Android 7.1.2 Nougat to supported Pixel and Nexus devices earlier this week, posting factory images the next day. Verizon's support pages for the Pixel and Pixel XL show that the build numbers for the new update which are NHG47K. In a recent report, Google posted that the Android 7.1.2 build numbers for those devices were N2G47E and N2G47J (the latter for the Deutsche Telekom models of the phones). It would appear that Verizon is rolling out a slightly updated version of the Android 7.1.2 update to the Pixel and Pixel XL for its customers.

Android 7.1.2 Update: New Improvements And Fixes Bugs

Interestingly, the update brings the latest Android security patches and more likely the same fixes that non-Verizon Pixels received, however, also brings a lot of improvements and bug fixes noted in their changelogs such as Better performance and connectivity for Bluetooth and as well as Wi-Fi. A newly added feature which allows you to backup and restore 1st-party apps such as Calendar, Drive, Better Voice call performance, Messenger, Latest Android and security patches.

More so, this new update fixes the following issues like Certain HD Voice or Wi-Fi Calling options that were missing after the phone's software was updated.  Another noticeable change in the Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS update is that when users are on roaming, the "R" that is displayed above the signal strength appeared alongside it now, the result is, users can know what kind of data connection they are currently on.

Google Pixel And Pixel XL: Specs

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, with two cores clocked at 1.6GHz, and two cores clocked at 2.15GHz. Both the Pixel and Pixel XL are packed with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. Featuring Pixel imprint fingerprint sensor, both devices sport a 12.3-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX378 sensor and an 8-megapixel front camera with a Sony IMX179 sensor.

           

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