- Jul 30, 2004
Seems that the early reports of a January 3rd patch are now saying "by late January," so there probably won't be anything new this week.
Not blaming you. Really glad I stuck to my guns and got the 5a 5g. Hopefully Google works things out for next gen. Gonna miss the rear FPS when I need an upgradeI'm really losing faith in Google. They can't even push out updates correctly or on time. They always make stupid hardware choices or mess something up. First they hyped up Tensor, but it's just meh, then they pick a mediocre optical finger scanner. I'll most likely be selling my Pixel 6 pro for the S22 plus or ultra when it comes out around February.
I've used many Nexus/pixels as well as many. galaxy phones so I generally know how both run. I don't necessarily consider the duplicate similar Samsung apps bloatware, but more options to choose from. In some cases I like Samsung's app better than Google's and vice versa so I set what ones I like as default.I wouldn't trade in my daughters Pixel 3 XL for a Scamdung I mean Samesuck, I mean Samsung Galaxy S22, all the bloat, unneeded duplicate apps, no screen calls that the Pixel's are known for and all the special sauce stock Android comes with nowadays.
If I didn't go Pixel, I would go iPhone Pro Max.
But that's only my opinion.
After lots of trial and error with lots of different phones, I'm strictly a Pixel guy for Android. I expect to switch to the iPhone 14 in the fall. I'm not displeased with Android. I just like to change it up every few years.
Some news on the January update: https://support.google.com/pixelphone/thread/143968432/google-pixel-update-january-2022?hl=en
We P6 owners have to wait until later this month.
So, you stuck with the Pro? How are adapting to the dreaded curved screen? That was the deal-breaker for me and I really tried to make myself like it.Agreed.
I'm very satisfied with my 6 Pro, but the iPhone 14 Pro Max tempts me, if they ditch the notch and go with the rumored pill shaped whole punch. And I would love to see iOS 16 add AoD ( Always on Display ) and allow app icon theming.
So, you stuck with the Pro? How are adapting to the dreaded curved screen? That was the deal-breaker for me and I really tried to make myself like it.
Yet another example the Pixel feels like its always in beta version software. We are all the ongoing test group to find all the constant bugs and flaws.Anyone experiencing lag when trying to use the navigation menu buttons at the bottom? It seems to happen pretty often. It registers what I'm doing but there is a big delay like 3-5 seconds. Then it loads up recent apps it sometimes doesn't display any other apps at all.
I can't think of a single Samsung app that's even on par with Google's equivalent apps. Well, other than OneUI itself, which isn't that bad. Most Sammy system apps are actually based on really old Google apps that forked off in their own direction. Calendar, Clock, Dialer, etc. Someday maybe they'll eventually base their apps off Google's versions from 2017+ so they don't feel so dated and disjointed from the rest of the OS. I'll take Google's quirks (which have been minimal for me) vs. ever having to deal with Sammy again. If Google stops making phones, I'll just go back to Apple. Supposedly iDevice Manager works as a halfway decent way around iTunes now.
I wish they'd stop the silly Pixel stuff and give us the Nexus line again. Just stock android. Best phones I've ever had were both Nexus (Galaxy and Essential). Admittedly Essential wasn't officially Nexus, but there almost no essential apps (camera and modem drivers, if I remember).
You can modify the gesture sensitivity. I have it basically turned off for right-to-left to go backMy 2 problems with my P6 are the slow FPS which I must admit has improved a bit as I've used the phone and ditched glass protectors. The other is gesture navigation. I'm constantly closing app or switching apps by mistake while in the middle of doing something. All it takes is a slight mis-swipe or touch to cause chaos.
I'm glad I returned this crap instead of giving it to my dad. Imagine the headache and time that'll be wasted on providing support for this POS.I feel like this is relevant given the Samsung and Google discussion going on in this thread:
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Haha cause one YouTuber who has basically sold out yea....I'm glad I returned this crap instead of giving it to my dad. Imagine the headache and time that'll be wasted on providing support for this POS.
The 215MB OTA update is the November -> January 6 Pro update which contains improvements/bug fixes and security updates (214MB for the 6). There's only one update that Pixels get per month, though it just so happened that the 6/6 Pro had their January one delayed until a few hours ago.Shocked, there's a 215 MB system update ready for my 6 Pro. Is this the long awaited patch I've been waiting 2 months for? Or just a little security update, and the big patch coming later?