As Google I/O 2023 approaches, the company is steadily releasing the latest update to Android 13 de for Pixel phones. Google has now released the Android 13 QPR3 Beta 2.1 update ahead of the Android 14 launch.
The update brings a “modem update” to Google Pixel phones, but it doesn’t specify what exactly is being updated.
Google’s team previously discovered vulnerabilities related to Samsung’s Exynos modem, with a report released in March detailing “18 0-day vulnerabilities in devices containing Samsung’s Exynos modem.
The latest Tensor chip used in Google’s Pixel phones is OEM’d by Samsung, and even the design aspect has something to do with it.
Android 13 QPR3 Beta 2.1 is rolling out to Google Pixel 4a and newer phones, including the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro.