Google Pixel smartphones are known for their stock android experience and fast software updates. unlike any other smartphone brand, the Pixel series smartphones are popularly known for their camera performance which is one of the best cameras that has been seen on any smartphone.
the Pixel Phones that are receiving the update April 2021 security update need to be running Android 11 and this latest update is also bringing a number of fixes to the camera, System UI, connectivity, and more.
The software update is pushed via OTA and the rollout depends on the carrier and users will get a notification, once it is available.
here are the Build Numbers :
- Pixel 3 (XL): RQ2A.210405.005
- Pixel 3a (XL): RQ2A.210405.005
- Pixel 4 (XL): RQ2A.210405.005
- Pixel 4a: RQ2A.210405.005
- Pixel 4a (5G): RQ2A.210405.005
- Pixel 5: RQ2A.210405.005
here are the fixes that are coming with the April Security update on the Pixel Phones.
Camera: Improvements for camera quality in certain third-party Apps in Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5.
Connectivity: Fix for issues causing certain devices to appear offline while connected to a VPN in Pixel 3/XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, and Pixel 5.
Performance: Performance optimizations for certain graphic intensive apps and games in Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5.
System: Fix for issues causing certain devices to freeze on the Google Logo during startup in Pixel 4/XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, and Pixel 5.
System UI: Fix for missing home screen grid settings on certain devices in Pixel 3/XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, and Pixel 4a.
to find more about the security fixes details, click here.