Confirmed: Google Pixel 6A, Pixel 7 Will Soon Get 5G Updates In India
Google Pixel 6a and the new Pixel 7 smartphones will soon receive an update which will enable 5G network on these devices in India.
It’s confirmed that it is actively working with Indian telcos to enable 5G functionality on its Pixel devices in the country.
“Pixel 7, 7 Pro and Pixel 6a are 5G capable devices. We are actively working with the Indian carriers to enable functionality at the earliest,” a Google spokesperson confirmed.
However, it has not provided a concrete timeline as to when these Pixel phones will be able to run 5G in the country.
Pixel launches in India
Google has launched a slew of Pixel phones in India this year, which includes the Pixel 6a mid-range version.
The company has also introduced its first Pixel flagships in the country for the first time in three years with the new Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro smartphones.
The new Pixel 7 arrived in India for a starting price of Rs 59,999 for the 128GB storage variants.
The Pixel 7 series will go on sale in India from October 13.
Samsung to arrive early
Google, Apple and Samsung are some of the handset makers who are yet to upgrade their 5G-compatible devices to run the 5G networks in India.
The Indian government has sought a reply from these companies.
At least Samsung can be expected to share its update on when its devices will be offering 5G services in India.
Xiaomi, Realme and OnePlus among others have already started supporting 5G networks in India.
A few of Xiaomi, Realme and OnePlus among others have already started supporting 5G networks in India.
A few of their models have yet to receive the OTA update from the handset maker which will enable 5G on their phones.