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Synaptics has developed a fingerprint scanner that can be placed beneath glass, Galaxy S8 could be the first to include it

December 15, 2016 Doug Demagistris

We’ve been hearing rumors depicting a first-ever Samsung Galaxy flagship smartphone without a home button. We’ve also been hearing reports about a Galaxy S8 with a bezel-less display and dual-edge design. Since, many have been concerned about the placement of the fingerprint scanner, which had existed underneath the front-flanked home button ever since its birth on Samsung devices. Now we have what could be the solution.

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Huawei P20 family officially announced: Here’s everything you need to know

March 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Rather that at MWC 2018, Chinese manufacturer Huawei held a private event today in Paris. The company unveiled its much-anticipated and long-rumored P10 successors part of a new P20 family comprising P20 and P20 Pro. Huawei teased the event many times over recent weeks and sent out event invitations, so we knew it would be happening. And now, the latest Huawei flagship smartphones designed for 2018 are here. Here’s everything to know.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

The Galaxy Note 9 might embrace an in-display fingerprint scanner after all

March 23, 2018 Droid Turf

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 could be here in August, which would follow suite with the Galaxy S9 that launched earlier than usual this year. However, a new report out of Korea contradicts the “late August” launch, so things are still up in the air. Since we’re still a ways away, we can’t be too sure about anything, but we’ve received some positive word about the handset’s fingerprint reader.


[Weekly Poll] Biggest Deal Breaker: Notch, Missing Audio Jack, or Offset Fingerprint Scanner?

March 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

When it comes to smartphones, there have been three trends (or soon to be trends). In 2017, Android manufacturers ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack. Today, very few flagship Android devices retain the audio jack, for reasons quite frankly we still don’t understand. In 2018, it seems that a display notch will be the trend among many Android devices, even some mid-rangers. And soon, offset and physical fingerprint sensors will become a thing of the past with Synaptics developing in-display technology [Read More]

Rumors, leaks, teasers

KGI suggests no in-display fingerprint scanner for Galaxy Note 9

March 13, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Synaptics has developed an in-display fingerprint scanner allowing the sensor to be placed conveniently below the screen of your device. We’ve seen the concept in a few forms, one being on the Vivo X20 Plus UD. We heard the Samsung might be next to include the technology in one of its widely known flagship monikers, such as the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy Note 9. However, due to a delay with the technology and early mass production of Samsung’s newest smartphones, the [Read More]

Analysis & Insight
Rumors, leaks, teasers

These are Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+

February 21, 2018 Kaushik Boggarapu

We all know Samsung will announce new flagship phones, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, in a matter of days. And thanks to a recent leak that exposes just about everything, we now know just about everything there is to know with these upcoming phones.

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