Google's Pixel Line Receives November Android Update with a Focus on Pixel 8 Series

Google’s Pixel Line Receives November Android Update with a Focus on Pixel 8 Series

In a significant development for Android enthusiasts, Google has rolled out the November Android update for its Pixel line of devices. The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, being the latest additions to the family, are receiving their inaugural updates this month, promising enhanced performance and new features.

Apart from the flagship Pixel 8 series, Google is extending updates to a range of devices, including Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7 and 7 Pro, Pixel 7a, Pixel Fold, and Pixel Tablet. The updates are set to commence immediately and will be gradually deployed over the next few days, contingent on carrier and device specifications.

However, it’s worth noting that this might be the final update for the Pixel 4a 5G, and the Pixel 5 could be reaching the end of its update cycle. According to the Pixel update schedule, the Pixel 5 was expected to be discontinued after the October update, yet it is receiving the November update. Meanwhile, the Pixel 4a 5G is approaching the end of its life cycle, potentially culminating this month.

For users eager to stay up-to-date with the latest features, here are the new Android 14 build numbers corresponding to their devices:


  • Pixel 4a (5G): UP1A.231105.001
  • Pixel 5: UP1A.231105.001
  • Pixel 5a (5G): UP1A.231105.001
  • Pixel 6: UP1A.231105.003
  • Pixel 6 Pro: UP1A.231105.003
  • Pixel 6a: UP1A.231105.003
  • Pixel 7: UP1A.231105.003
  • Pixel 7 Pro: UP1A.231105.003
  • Pixel 7a: UP1A.231105.003
  • Pixel Tablet: UP1A.231105.003
  • Pixel Fold: UP1A.231105.003
  • Pixel 8: UD1A.231105.004
  • Pixel 8 Pro: UD1A.231105.004


  • Pixel 7: UP1A.231105.003.A1
  • Pixel 7 Pro: UP1A.231105.003.A1
  • Pixel 7a: UP1A.231105.003.A1
  • Pixel Fold: UP1A.231105.003.A1

Update 11/9: Google has introduced Japan-only builds for the Pixel 7, 7 Pro, 7a, and Pixel Fold, underscoring the company’s commitment to its international user base.

In a surprising move, the original Pixel 4a, despite reaching end-of-life status in August, is receiving another update. This Android 13 update marks a continued dedication to supporting older devices, ensuring users can still benefit from the latest improvements.

  • Pixel 4a: TQ3A.230805.001.S1

As Google continues to refine and expand its Pixel line, users can anticipate a seamless and feature-rich experience with the latest updates.



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