April 2018 Android Security patch for Pixel, Nexus Devices Begins

The Android Security patch of Pixel, Nexus Devices for April 2018 rollout begins and it is available for selected compactable phones.
Google April Android security patch update

Some smartphones to receive this updates are;

  • Pixel
  • Pixel XL
  • Pixel 2,
  • Pixel 2 XL
  • Nexus 5X
  • Nexus 6P
  • Pixel C tablet

Google rollout of April Android security patch includes 56 "functional Updates" and specific updates for each pixel devices. The update is available in the form of OTA ZIP files and factory images. Updates are available in the form of factory images and (over-the-air) OTA ZIP files.

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Google April Android security update is on two levels; dated 2018-04-01 and 2018-04-05.


1. Fixed Vulnerability in Media Framework which allows hackers to remotely execute arbitrary code.

2. Improvements to Pixel devices on Google Camera

3. Improvements to Pixel 2 and XL Devices on battery performance

4. Stability on Lick screen performance, start time logging and internet connectivity

5. Other update included.


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