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The flagship of the Google Pixel 2 XL may obtain a pressure-sensitive side faces

This year Google is planning to introduce two new reference Android smartphone Pixel, one of which will be a big phablet XL Pixel 2 codenamed Taimen. And recently, the media managed to render an image of a device that will somewhat resemble the original model, but will also receive its unique characteristics.

At first glance, it resembles last year’s Google Pixel XL. However, he has a lot of differences, among which is a 6-inch AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and curved glass on the edges. Like many other flagships 2017, the new product uses a very thin frame on the sides of the screen with little free space in the upper and lower parts.

The rear panel of the Google Pixel 2 XL also has a glass insert at the top. But this time she is noticeably smaller than its predecessor, and does not capture the fingerprint scanner.

The informants report the use in a device sensitive frame in the style of HTC U11. And users will be able to interact with the device by squeezing it: to use the voice assistant Google Assistant in various scenarios, and manage applications. HTC U11 technology called Edge Sense allows you to touch on the side panel to turn on the flashlight, launch the Google Assistant, open camera, take photo and so on.

As for the photo capabilities Pixel 2 XL on the render you can see only one rear camera of the phablet.

According to preliminary data, Pixel 2 XL will receive the display with a Quad HD resolution, the masthead Snapdragon 835, 4 GB RAM, 128 GB flash, 3.5 mm headphone socket and Android operating system 8.0.

The announcement of the Google Pixel and the second Pixel XL generation is expected in October 2017.

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