Pixel 5’s April update will enhance GPU performance


Pixel 5

Pixel 5

As Google’s strategy for building mobile phones has changed, in the past year Pixel has been well received in terms of camera performance and system experience, but it has fallen behind in terms of performance.Before Anandtech It has been reported that the running score of Pixel 5 is lower than that of many mobile phones that are also equipped with the Snapdragon 765G processor, and some people speculate that this may be a problem with the native Android 11 system it uses. Google has obviously heard about this, and the solution it prepared seems to have been included in the latest security update.

Google mentioned in the update log that the new version of the system has “performance optimization for apps and games that emphasize image performance.”according to XDA-Developers,Anandtech,Der Standard After many tests, the scores of OpenGL and Vulkan in the new version of 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme have reached 3,286 and 3,083. Compared with the previous version’s scores of 2,278 and 2,260, the improvement is very obvious.

In addition, this version update also improves the performance of Pixel 5, 4a 5G when shooting with some third-party apps. The bug that the Pixel 4 series, Pixel 3, and 3a displayed offline after connecting to the VPN has been caught, and the problem that the Pixel 4 series may stop on the Google logo screen after booting has also been solved.