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A recently uncovered Samsung patent describes all the hardware that could be added for behind-the-screen biometrics on phones and watches.
According to a recent report, Samsung has placed orders with Qualcomm for ultrasonic fingerprint scanners to be used on both flagships and mid-rangers.
A recent WIPO patent filing clearly hints towards a Galaxy S10 optical in-display fingerprint scanner if you look at the pictures and description.
We may soon get fingerprint sensors and facial recognition in the future Chromebooks, maybe even as soon as the new Pixelbooks arrive
It has aspects of the Mi 8 SE and supposedly has a big feature grabbed right from the Mi 8 Explorer Edition. How much will it be?
Another rumor, coming from unnamed industry sources, claims to that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will feature ultrasonic fingerprint scanner.
That bonkers APEX concept is about to materialize in two phones with in-display fingerprint recognition and super-slim bezels, called Vivo NEX and NEX S.
Not exactly affordable, the $525 or so Vivo X21 is not exorbitantly priced either for what it brings to India, in-display fingerprint recognition included.
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.
Samsung reportedly wants its in-display fingerprint scanner to be significantly more accurate and durable than existing optical solutions, thus holding it off for the Galaxy S10 next year.
We're not sure this will even be called the Samsung Galaxy S10, but it's probably codenamed "Beyond", and it may not be able to implement 3D sensing facial recognition technology.
Up for grabs only in China at the moment, the groundbreaking Vivo X21 with under-display fingerprint recognition technology is set to expand to Singapore later this week, also heading to other "global" markets in the near future.
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.
Samsung probably hasn't decided yet if the Galaxy Note 9 will adopt under-display fingerprint recognition technology or not, and insiders believe yes is still very much an option.
In case it wasn't already abundantly clear, the OnePlus 6 is likely to embrace the notch, similar to the OPPO R15 and Vivo X21. The latter also features in-display fingerprint recognition in one variant.
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.
A fingerprint scanner embedded directly into the screen of an upcoming Nokia 9 smartphone could be its key selling point, alongside a dreamy penta-lens camera setup.
One of the renowned analysts who expected Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 to be able to implement in-display fingerprint recognition tech in the first place no longer believes that's the case.
The Vivo APEX is likely to be the most innovative device showcased at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, but unfortunately, it's just a non-commercial concept.
What's good for Vivo may not be good enough for Samsung, which is reportedly sticking to a conventional fingerprint reader mounted on the back of the Galaxy Note 9 due to in-display development woes.
With the official Galaxy S9 and S9+ launch right around the corner, and their full details already revealed, it's time to check out a bunch of leaked components lending further credence to all the rumors.
We still have no idea if the Vivo X20 Plus UD will ever launch outside of China, but at least domestically, the world's first phone with in-display fingerprint recognition is right around the corner.
A few days after the CES 2018 debut of the world's first smartphone with in-display fingerprint recognition, the handset's name and specs have been revealed by Tenaa.