Now, multiple users have reported slow screen wake up response after the Android Oreo 8.1 update in Pixel 2 XL devices. The Pixel 2 XL gets a massive £100 discount, taking the price from £799 to £699 for the 64 GB version, and £899 to £799 for the 128 GB version.
Google has acknowledged the issue, but we are not told whether they have started working on the fix already. Both hotwords will work on Android devices going forward, allowing users to choose whatever phrase they desire to invoke Google Assistant.
In a response to the issue, Orrin Hancock, the Google Community Manager outlined that he would contact specific individuals privately for gain insights on bugs and acquire additional information.
Some Pixel 2 XL owners managed to fix the problem by turning on the "always on display" feature on their devices, but for those of you who prefer to keep it disabled in order to improve the battery time, a fix is on the way. Since the launch, the two devices Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have been showing up on the news for software-related issues.
Though some initial issues affected the Pixel 2 devices, the flagship smartphones continue to set the standard.
Some Pixel 2 XL owners reported that their smartphone's fingerprint scanner takes longer to respond after the Android 8.1 update. We don't know the timeline for OTA release yet, but we will be keeping an eye on this issue and inform our readers when Google releases an update for fixing it.