Google suspends Pixel 6 software update to deal with dropped calls

San Francisco, Dec 31 (IANS): Tech giant Google said it was pausing its December software update for Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro to address dropped call reports.

According to ZDNet, updates will resume at the end of January with a fix for the connectivity issue along with all fixes and improvements planned for the December update.

The December update began rolling out on December 6, but the tech giant said some customers reported their calls dropping or disconnecting.

The update was originally supposed to include a series of fixes and improvements, including a fix for an issue causing the Google Assistant to initiate a phone call unintentionally under certain conditions.

Customers who have already received the December software update and are still experiencing dropped calls will need to use the Android Flash tool and perform a factory reset to revert to the previous software version.

Google launched the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro in October, introducing the first smartphone using the Google-designed Tensor chip.

In terms of optics, both phones have a 50MP sensor with an f/1.85-inch aperture and 1/1.3-inch sensor size. Both phones also have a 12MP ultra-wide camera with a 114-degree field of view. The Pixel 6 Pro gets a third 48MP telephoto lens with 4x optical zoom and 20X digital zoom.