Samsung Galaxy S10 5G 3D face unlocking coming, report suggests

According to reports from Korea, the Android 10 update for the Galaxy S10 5G will enable 3D face unlocking on the device, using the ToF sensor.

Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi 8 SE and Mi Band 3 info and images crop up ahead of announcement

It looks like that oft-rumored Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone will be joined to market by a smaller, slightly lower-end Mi 8 SE with an iPhone X-style notch of its own and a Snapdragon 710 processor. The Mi Band 3 is also coming.

New hands-on video purports to show Xiaomi Mi 8 version with translucent back

Just in case the fast-approaching Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone didn’t feel exciting enough, a freshly leaked video appears to confirm both in-display fingerprint recognition and an eye-catching translucent backplate.

Xiaomi Mi 8 announcement scheduled for May 31, starting price could be as low as $440

To celebrate the company’s eight anniversary, an ultra-high-end Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone will be unveiled on May 31, possibly with in-display fingerprint recognition and 3D facial scanning in tow.

Xiaomi Mi 8, not Mi 7, expected to support in-display fingerprint recognition soon

The Xiaomi Mi 8 could be released instead of the Mi 7 or shortly after the company’s long overdue next flagship phone with groundbreaking in-display fingerprint recognition in tow.

If you have Face ID trouble, your iPhone X rear camera may need a repair

It doesn’t exactly sound logical, but Apple’s front camera-enabled Face ID feature on the iPhone X may need a rear camera repair in the event of trouble.

Xiaomi Mi 7 could beat Samsung and Huawei flagships to the 3D sensing punch this Q3

While Samsung and Huawei may need to hold off until next year on adopting Face ID-rivaling 3D sensing tech, the Xiaomi Mi 7 is expected out this Q3 with a complex facial recognition feature in tow.

Most Android OEMs, including Huawei, still plan to integrate in-display fingerprint sensors

It’s not just Samsung, but Huawei and other Chinese smartphone vendors that are trying hard to make in-display fingerprint recognition work, as 3D facial authentication methods remain expensive and risky.
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Samsung is reportedly hard at work on 3D sensing tech for Galaxy S10 Face ID rival

A highly advanced 3D sensing solution is reportedly in the works for Samsung’s Galaxy S10 (or Galaxy X) next year to go after Face ID speed, security and reliability on the iPhone X.

Apple plans large LG Innotek investment to ensure stable next-gen Face ID production

The entire next generation of iPhones is widely expected to support Face ID recognition, and Apple has no problem spending large sums of money to help out key supply partners.

OPPO and Xiaomi may be able to challenge Face ID with 3D sensing Androids next year

The iPhone X is the world’s only 3D sensing mobile device right now, but OPPO and Xiaomi are expected to integrate technology similar to Face ID in 2018.

Face ID is so hot that Android OEMs are ready to give up under-screen fingerprint development

It’s not going to be easy for technologies similar to Apple’s Face ID to go mainstream, but Android smartphone makers are definitely interested.

Bloomberg adds to the growing pile of iPhone 8 with ‘3-D’ face scanner rumors

Instead of using an ill-placed Touch ID fingerprint sensor, Apple’s iPhone 8 could rely exclusively on facial recognition for biometric authentication.

Apple is now rumored to be working with LG Innotek on 3D facial recognition system for iPhone 8

With Touch ID possibly out of the equation, Apple needs a killer iPhone 8 facial recognition feature, and LG Innotek may help get it done.