Summary

  • The Pixel 8 and 8 Pro are likely to launch new features with the December Pixel Feature Drop, including Zoom Enhance, Video Boost, and checking human temperature using the temperature sensor.
  • Google has released Android 14 QPR1 Beta 2.1, with the update already rolling out to beta testers on Pixel devices. However, the update is "coming soon" for Pixel 8 and 8 Pro users.
  • The update, with a small size of about 60MB, primarily focuses on fixing bugs related to under-display fingerprint scanning, SIM card swapping, and system stability. Google expects all eligible users, except Pixel 8 and 8 Pro users, to receive the update within 5 days.