Everything New in Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Update
Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
may be some of the
best Android phones around
, but they still launched with a handful of
bugs and problems
Display Fixes for the Pixel 2 XL
There are two separate issues with the
The update also fixes an even bigger issue with the Pixel 2 XL: screen discoloration caused by either burn-in or image retention. Specifically, some people noticed that the outlines of
To solve this, Google reduced the Pixel 2 XL's maximum screen brightness. The navigation bar will also fade away automatically if you don't use it. Hopefully, this will solve the issue without requiring any sort of hardware fix.
Pixel 2 Noise Issues and Security Fixes
If you picked the Pixel 2 instead, you may have noticed a "faint clicking noise." Google says this has been corrected in the new update. So it likely wasn't a hardware issue.
Finally, the update patches the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability that was uncovered in October. So even if you're using an older Pixel or Nexus device, you should still grab the latest software to keep your phone secure.