Android receives the February system update. These are the compatible mobiles and all the changes that come with the new version.
Like all first monday of each month, the Android security patch corresponding to this latest period. One more month, Google has released the monthly Android update, along with its corresponding security bulletin.
The Android Security Update February 2021 is available for all Google Pixels except 2016 models and Pixel 2. As the days go by, the devices of the rest of the manufacturers will receive their corresponding updates, as the manufacturers adapt the new version to the hardware of their terminals.
Pixel 3, 4 and 5 get February update
In this case, we are not talking about an update of the Pixel Feature Drop type like the one that came to the Pixels in December, since it does not introduce new exclusive features aimed at Google phones. Instead, they include performance and safety improvements. If we take into account the planning of the company, we deduce that next march update yes it will be an update of this type.
Those who do not want to wait for the arrival of the OTA to their mobiles, can manually install the OTA file corresponding to the February patch published by Google.
On the other hand, the security bulletin lists all the vulnerabilities that have been fixed with this update, categorized according to the level of threat they posed for the platform.
In addition, as indicated, it includes several specific performance improvements and bug fixes for Pixel mobiles, from Pixel 3 to Pixel 5.
The Android Security Patch May 2020 It will be released in the next few hours through OTA gradually, and it will reach compatible models little by little. However, it is already possible download the corresponding update packages for each device, to perform the manual installation either through the OTA file, or through the factory image of each terminal available on the Google developer website: