Google has began rolling out the January 2023 replace for Pixel handsets, which additionally consists of the January 2023 Android safety patch. The replace is being rolled out in a phased method over the approaching weeks for Pixel units working on Android 13. Customers will obtain a notification when the OTA replace turns into obtainable for eligible Pixel smartphones. This replace provides Spatial Audio assist to Pixel telephones that permits them to supply encompass sound with any supported equipment. There are additionally a number of different common fixes included on this replace.
Google announced on Wednesday that it has begun rolling out the January 2023 replace for Pixel units. This replace brings Spatial Audio assist to the Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 7, and Pixel 7 Pro. This function had beforehand been spotted within the Android 13 QPR1 beta replace. This know-how is designed to seize audio alerts and apply directional filters to create an immersive soundscape. The corporate has revealed that it’ll quickly roll out an replace for the Pixel Buds Pro to allow Spatial Audio assist with head monitoring.
Spatial Audio is reportedly solely supported by units which are appropriate with Bluetooth Low Power (LE) audio. With this replace, Google has mounted a problem that was “stopping sure Bluetooth Low Power units or equipment from pairing or reconnecting.” One other situation that was stopping audio from taking part in over sure headphones has additionally been resolved.
The January 2023 replace additionally brings extra enhancements to fingerprint recognition and response occasions on Pixel 6a and Pixel 7. One other error that was forcing the smartphone to enter panorama mode whereas being held in portrait mode has additionally been mounted.
Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Professional have additionally obtained a pair extra fixes with this replace. Zoomed-in images will now not seem corrupted or distorted because of the included digicam repair. As well as, an error that was inflicting the system to not get up whereas being turned on has been resolved.
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