Knijpbediening for new Pixel smartphone confirmed

Knijpbediening for new Pixel smartphone confirmed

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The new Pixel model Google this autumn reports has a knijpbediening as in HTC’s U11-smartphone. HTC is also the manufacturer of the Pixel.

This appears from the documentation that is published by the FCC, the American communicatiewaakhond that upcoming smartphones, monitors, reports Android Police.

It follows from this inter alia that the FCC submitted the device to a version of the upcoming Android 8.0 runs, 64 gigabytes of storage and a Snapdragon 835 or 836 if processor resides.

The knijpbediening is confirmed by a mention of this in the system settings. Under the option “Languages, input and gestures’ that the ‘Active Edge’ is and that this is the smart voice assistant Assistant can be activated by squeezing.

HTC’s U11-smartphone called the knijpbediening Edge Sense. In the sides of the phone to pinch, could apps or functions.


Previous rumors about the new Pixel and Pixel XL reported that both models a knijpfunctionaliteit. The larger Pixel XL, however, would be made by LG.

Would continue on both models, the headphone jack is missing. Also would both the Pixel as the Pixel XL thick edges above and below the screen, unlike many competitors. The new models appear to be in all probability in October. Or they also in the Netherlands to be released, is not clear. The first Pixel and Pixel XL appeared here.

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