March 2019 Android Security Update is now rolling for Google Pixel devices via OTA dated 5 March. Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have got functional patches which improves startup and responsiveness of Camera app, improves storage performance and Bluetooth reliability.
March 2019 Android Security Update is rolling in the form of Android 9.0.0 PQ2A.190305.002 build number, which is same for Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel and Pixel XL whereas OPM8.190305.001 build number is rolling for Pixel C (on Android Oreo).
Google March 2019 Android Security Update
Official functional patches details for Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are as follows:
|A-122471935||Camera||Improves Startup and responsiveness of Camera app||Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|
|A-112046316 A-118317435 A-120212581||Performance||Improves recovery in the instance of OTA update failure||Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|
|A-120920537||Performance||Improves storage performance on Pixel 3 devices||Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|
|A-119776006||Bluetooth||Improves bluetooth reliability on Pixel 3 devices||Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|
|A-111260263 A-116848259||Media||Improves playback of encrypted media on some video apps||Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|
We have already updated our Pixel 2 XL to March 2019 Android Security Update and till now no major changes are spotted.
Download March 2019 Android Security Update
Verizon Wireless has also announced the PQ2A.190305.002 build number update for Pixel device as System Update 30.
If you have updated your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, let us know the improvements noticed in the Camera app. Drop your comments below.