Google Pixel 2 - 5 reasons you should wait for this phone

HTC-made Google Pixel 2 series passes FCC certification; key features revealed ahead of launch

The FCC filing has revealed some key features of the Google Pixel 2 flagship smartphone. The inclusion of "Active Edge" also gives a strong hint that HTC will be making this year's Pixel smartphones as well.

Similar to a year ago, the upcoming Google Pixel 2 will come with a slightly upgraded version of Android. It's not clear when Google or HTC plan to release the Pixel successors.

We'll have to wait and see whether Google comes up with anything more innovative by the time the Pixel 2 is ready to be announced.

The screenshots reveal a lot of information about the upcoming device, including the fact it's running Android 8.0.1 with a security patch from 5 August, which 9to5Google says is likely a final build. There have been reports that the larger Pixel 2 XL will be made by LG, but this hasn't been confirmed just yet.

Android 8.0 will bring also bring support for Bluetooth 5.0 technologies, which is now rumoured to hit HTC's U11 smartphones.

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The certification process shows some of the screenshots from the upcoming handset's Settings page, suggesting it (or at least one of the variants) to sport 64GB of inbuilt storage. The HTC U11 is the only phone in the world that boasts this feature, where users can do different things by applying different pressure levels on the edges of the phone.

The second screenshot below also reveal the rumored HTC U11-like squeeze functionality, though it is branded as "Active Edge" under a new "Languages, input & gestures" setting.

The listing on FCC also mentions the processor to expect under the hood of the Google Pixel 2.

Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 2 series in October and release the phones to the market the same month in select developed markets, rolling it out in other regions in the following weeks.

Leaked photos of the handsets have pointed to the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack and an overall design similar to the first-generation Pixel.

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