The company has already dropped support for the Nexus 5X
and Nexus 6P, hence, only the Pixel smartphones by Google will be getting the latest security update.
A Google spokesperson gave this statement on the issue: "We will be rolling out a software update in the coming weeks to address the rare case of a photo not properly saving."According to the Verge, the issue also affected a small number of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones in addition to other Android devices like Samsung's Galaxy phones, Moto Z and E models, and the Nexus 5X
. [Reference Link]:[https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/23/18013606/google-pixel-3-xl-photo-saving-bug-software-update]
While most complaints come from Pixel 2 users, there are also reports claiming Contacts sync is broken for the Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X
, Nexus 6P and the first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL handsets.
While the Beta Program issues these updates over the air, the developer preview is only compatible with the Nexus 5X
, Nexus 6P, Pixel C, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL, reports The Verge.
Therefore if you own a Google Nexus 5X
, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player,
Official Google devices that have been getting developer preview releases (and therefore will be the first devices to receive this public release) are the Nexus 5X
and Nexus 6P from 2015, the Nexus Player, and of course the three Pixels: Pixel, Pixel XL, and Pixel C.
Come the end of October, 7.1 will also be made available for the Nexus 5X
and 6P smartphones, as well as the Pixel C.
The Google Nexus 5X
is among the phones identified as at risk
Models sold in the UK include Sony Xperia Z Ultra, HTC One, HTC M9 and HTC 10, LG G4, LG G5 and LG V10, Google Nexus 5X
, Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P and BlackBerry Priv and Dtek50.
As stated by Google, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X
will receive the update as the devices are said to get update notifications by next year.
Phone, Google Nexus 5X
. Headphones, Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless.