The March security patch is now live for Pixel owners, and while we’re always happy about improved security, we’ve been a bit more focused on the performance issues experienced on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
Listed inside of this month’s patch, Google directly addresses the issues we’ve been talking about, such as camera boot-up times and Bluetooth connectivity. According to the patch notes, these issues should be fixed.
Here’s exactly what Google lists.
|A-122471935||Camera||Improves Startup and responsiveness of Camera app||Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|
|Performance||Improves recovery in the instance of OTA update failure||Pixel 3, Pixel 3XL|
|A-120920537||Performance||Improves storage performance on Pixel 3 devices||Pixel 3, Pixel3 XL|
|A-119776006||Bluetooth||Improves bluetooth reliability on Pixel 3 devices||Pixel 3, Pixel3 XL|
|Media||Improves playback of encrypted media on some video apps||Pixel 3, Pixel3 XL|
Pixel owners, please let us know if you’re seeing improved performance following the March update. Fingers crossed.