Monday, 18 June, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 probably won't feature an in-screen fingerprint sensor

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Kuo also said that Samsung is still facing some problems with putting an in-display fingerprint scanner on the Note 9.

This is according to a new report by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has backtracked on his earlier position and is now claiming Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 9 smartphone probably won't have an under-the-display fingerprint scanner.

The Galaxy Note 9 is expected to be launched in August and considering the design of the Galaxy S9 didn't change too much from its predecessor, it's unlikely the Note 9 will differ too greatly from the Note 8. In fact, he predicts that within the next two to three years shipments of 3D sensor-equipped Android handsets will outstrip shipments of handsets with in-display fingerprint sensors by a factor of two to three.

As far as screen size goes, the Note 9 may well match the 6.3 inches of the Note 8, just a shade bigger than the S9 Plus.




Specifically speaking, there were three Galaxy S9 features that gave me more flexibility in terms of how I used the phone: fingerprint sensor, microSD card slot, and the headphone jack. Instead, both of them come with a traditional fingerprint scanner on their back below the camera module.

Let's see how Samsung or its partners will work on this technology solution. The battery capacity of the device is 3300 mAh.

Samsung has revealed the rollout timeline of Android 8.0 Oreo update for some of its smartphones - in the same week that the Android P Developer Preview 1 was released. That's going to be followed quickly by Android P, maybe even by the end of the year.

If you look closely, the Galaxy S9 is technically a mere hardware refinement of the S8, and considering the price it is now sold at launch, it makes the older Galaxy Note 8 somehow a good device to consider if you are merely looking for a device upgrade, as you can already get the Note 8 from as low as RM3,000 if you scout around Lazada and 11street. One can buy the phone with new price on Flipkart, Samsung's official website and on retail stores.

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