A small group of Pixel 2 owners were surprised to receive an unexpected second update this month. The new files weighed in at 41.8MB, and fixes critical bugs while improving the performance and stability of the model. The new build number was revised to OPM2.171019.016, which does not match the number seen on the Factory Images page for the Pixel 2. To deepen the mystery, Google did not issue a detailed changelist for the update.
Google’s MO with the Pixel has been to disseminate an update early each month that brings the latest Android security patch to the device, along with any bug fixes. …