The Pixel 4’s Smooth Display issues will be ‘improved’ with the November update | The Verge

vpavic_191018_3725_0231.0 The Pixel 4’s Smooth Display issues will be ‘improved’ with the November update | The VergePhoto by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg

The November 2019 update for Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL might smooth out one the biggest wrinkles from its launch a few weeks ago. Per 9to5Google, the release notes for the new update listed on Google’s Pixel Update Bulletin mentions that improvements have been made to the Smooth Display feature. While it doesn’t go into detail as to what has changed, presumably (and hopefully), it has implemented some changes to prevent the Pixel 4 from automatically dipping below a 90Hz refresh rate, or at least it has limited the conditions in which that happens.

When this issue surfaced, Google provided a statement to The Verge in which it said that it will override the Smooth Display setting to adjust refresh rate under certain circumstances,…

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