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Google to fix buzzing sound in Pixel 2 smartphones

Google to roll out a software update to eliminate a faint buzzing sound on some Pixel 2 devices.

By: INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE
| Updated on: Nov 21 2017, 10:32 IST
People try out Google's Pixel 2 phones during a launch event in San Francisco, California, U.S. October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
People try out Google's Pixel 2 phones during a launch event in San Francisco, California, U.S. October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (REUTERS)

Google has said that it will soon release a fix for the faint buzzing sound that appears during calls on some Pixel 2 devices.

According to The Verge on Tuesday, a community manager posted a message on the Pixel User Community forum confirming the fix in an upcoming update.

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"We're rolling out a software update in the coming weeks which eliminates a faint buzzing sound on some Pixel 2 devices when the phone is placed to your ear during a phone call," he posted.

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The news came after some users reported the strange sound even after receiving replacement handsets.

Google's flagship Pixel 2 smartphone went on sale in India this month at a starting price of 61,000 for the 64GB variant. The device comes with 4GB RAM coupled with 64GB and 128GB internal memory. The 128GB version is available at 70,000.

Pixel 2 sports an aluminium unibody design with a hybrid coating and comes with IP67 water and dust resistance. Pixel 2 runs the latest Android 8 Oreo operating system (OS) and sports 5-inch full HD (1920x1080) AMOLED display.

The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor and 2,700mAh battery. In terms of camera specs, there is 12MP primary camera with optical and electronic stabilisation and an 8MP selfie camera.

Pixel 2 comes pre-loaded with Google Assistant and a new feature called "Active Edge" that works when the phone is squeezed.

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First Published Date: 21 Nov, 10:31 IST
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