The Pixel 8 smartphone will need to fix some bugs, and will likely have problems with mobile connectivity again.
Google has already made some progress with its latest generation of Pixel smartphones, but it can’t solve all the previous problems. One problem and its source is probably obvious, with some users concerned that the battery performs poorly under mobile communication.
Old generation problems are resurfacing
It should be noted that no changes have been made to the hardware base and the Pixel 8 series again has the Exynos 5300 modem, which we already know from the Tensor G2 platform of the Pixel 7 (Pro). Our colleagues from Android Police And many users complain inside The they were.
“When connected to a 5G network, the phone heats up if I surf the internet for more than 5 minutes. Even with mobile data, battery life is noticeably worse.”
This is probably not a common problem, I can’t make these observations for myself. One tip is to turn off 5G. But there are enough characters that it would be meaningful for Google to take a look. This is similar to the scrolling issue that some Pixel 8 users are having again.
Google only takes very small steps with the internal hardware of its Pixel smartphones, and this ensures that some issues are sometimes carried over to the next Pixel generation. Not a nice thing.
Google has often been concerned, especially when it comes to mobile communication. Pixel 6 had poor reception and an update even rendered the devices unusable. But it won’t be so dramatic anymore, Google has learned.
The first major Pixel 8 update is coming in November
The good news: Google will roll out a first bug fix update next week, followed by a November update for the Pixel 4a 5G and all newer models.