Google Pixel 2 to feature sensitive edges like in HTC U11
Ahead of the October 4 release of the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL, a teardown of the neqest version of the Google App 7.1.2 conducted by Dylan of 9to5Google has revealed that the upcoming Google Pixel 2 will come packing a variety of new features.
The breakdown revealed that the Google Assistant is also not left out of the mix as it’ll also be getting some pretty new features.
One of the features coming to the Google Pixel 2 which might be of more importance is the rumored “Active Edge” which will mirror the squeeze technology in some of the latest HTC products.
The “Active Edge” feature has been revealed to work just like the HTC U11’s Edge Sense feature which allows users to give the phone a gentle squeeze to activate some functions
The “Active Edge” coming on the Google Pixel 2 will allow users summon the Google Assistant by squeezing the edge of the smartphone gently and it’s function can also be edited to users demand.
Another feature coming on the device is the “Routines” whixch builds on the Google Assistant’s shortcuts and let’s users program a phrase to perform multiple tasks at a go.