While the Pixel 4 received a great deal of buzz pre-announcement, now that it’s actually available in the market, users have been publishing some complaints and problems about it. There have been some battery capacity problems, a face unlock glitch that “works” even with your eyes closed, and now the screen revitalize rates that are confusing to everyone utilizing the phone already. Google is mindful of the grievances and now they’re guaranteeing a software application upgrade that ought to solve or a minimum of clarify a few of these concerns.

The expected Smooth Show that includes the Pixel 4 has not been smooth cruising at all. According to The Brink, some Redditors were seeing the refresh rates of their gadgets go down to 60 Hz when the screen brightness is below 75%. Some who were testing it out also discovered that the refresh rate may stay up at 90 GHz at lower brightness levels if it discovers that the ambient lighting in the room isn’t enough.

Google initially said that the phone adjusts the refresh rate depending upon what you’re doing on the screen because they wish to enhance your battery life, specifically if you’re mobile. They now discuss that they set the refresh rate to 60 Hz in some conditions like when you turn on the battery saver mode, when you see certain video content like those contended 24 or 30 frames per second, and obviously numerous brightness or ambient conditions.

The bright side is that they’re now working on an update that need to make it possible for the refresh rate of 90 Hz in more brightness conditions. This update must be arriving “in the coming weeks”. Pixel 4 owners would be grateful for that if only they didn’t even require an upgrade in the first place and Google must have simply repaired that prior to the gadget struck the market.

And speaking of fixing things that must not have been broken, Pixel 4 owners should likewise expect an update in the next months or so that will need you to have your eyes open when opening your device. We’re uncertain whose dazzling concept it was to still have your device unlock even when your eyes are closed however we hope they’ve learned their lesson.

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Marco Bitran
Husband and father of two children under age 5, Marco also enjoys walks in nature, squash, running road races, and photography. He regularly contributes significant time and resources to the Combined Jewish Philanthropies, the MSPCA and other animal rights organizations, and the Bitran Charitable Foundation. Marco has also volunteered and consulted for public housing support organizations such as the Somerville Homeless Coalition, created by the local community’s grassroots response to the social crisis of homelessness.