Google has incorporated 5G capabilities for its Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and Pixel 7 Pro devices in India through the QPR beta 2 update in January. This long-awaited update was made available to Airtel and Jio users, and as promised, the latest March Pixel feature drop has now extended 5G support to all users running the stable release.
This is an exciting development for Pixel users in India who have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of 5G capabilities. With the latest update, users of Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and Pixel 7 Pro on Airtel and Jio networks can now experience faster download and upload speeds, lower latency, and overall improved connectivity.
After undergoing months of testing and collecting feedback from users during the beta phase, this development has finally been implemented. . This is a promising development that will undoubtedly enhance the user experience for Pixel users in India.
The above screenshot indicates that users now have a new 5G option, which is enabled by default, in addition to the previously available LTE and 3G options.
In addition to the 5G support, the latest update has also brought improvements to the Dual SIM Dual Standby feature on Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro devices. This enhancement now enables users to use two eSIMs simultaneously, without the need for a physical SIM.
However, it is worth noting that this feature may only work on select carriers or networks, as specified by Google. Nevertheless, this development is a positive step towards providing users with more flexibility and convenience when managing their SIM cards.
It is worth noting that the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro smartphones were launched in India in October 2022, and it has taken Google five months to introduce 5G support for these devices in the country. Google has taken the time to test and refine the 5G support and Dual SIM Dual Standby features before rolling them out to users in India.