Google has started rolling out new over-the-air (OTA) update for Pixel devices and also posted factory images as part of monthly Android Security release. The update for this month also includes several functional improvements for Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL that includes faster camera startup and responsiveness, storage performance improvements, Bluetooth reliability, playback improvements for encrypted media on some apps.
|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|
New builds for the Pixel and Nexus devices with March 2019 Android Security update:
- Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL (PQ2A.190305.002)
- Pixel C (OPM8.190305.001)
Check out the complete set of issues that are fixed in the latest update in the Android Security Bulletin here, Security and download full factory images or OTA images for these Pixel devices from the Google Developers website, if you don’t have the over-the-air (OTA) update yet.
The latest software release is now available. Check your Essential Phone for the update! pic.twitter.com/dzlWIPduAN
— Essential (@essential) March 4, 2019
As usual Essential has also rolled out the March security patch.