Pocketnow Daily: Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Scanner Issues: Help Almost on the Way? (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the fix that’s coming to solve the Galaxy 10’s fingerprint sensor issue, the upcoming Huawei Mate X and more

Galaxy S10 in-display fingerprint sensor broken by JerryRigEverything

The YouTuber known for his scratch, bend and burn tests of the latest smartphones tested the limits of the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor of the S10.

Apple supplier Largan expects triple-camera demand from other OEMs to boom

Apple may have suffered big losses from iPhone sales thus impacting Largan, but the glass supplier isn’t worried and is focusing on more applications.

Essential has concepts of a phone with its selfie camera under the display

We’ve brought the fingerprint sensor underneath the smartphone display. When will the selfie camera come under, too? Essential’s thinking about it.

Apple patents its own sonic-imaging Touch ID method

Qualcomm has slowly been developing ultrasonic fingerprint sensing technology for years. Apple has its own take in a new patent. Is Touch ID back?

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is getting many flagship features

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) and other mid-range devices will bring more goodies that include flagship features like AR Emoji

OnePlus 6T in-display fingerprint sensor confirmed to work optically

OnePlus had confirmed that the 6T would have a fingerprint sensor beneath its display. Now, it has also confirmed how that component will work.

One of four Moto G7 models has been leaked through pictures

Motorola’s mid-range series of smartphones has been popular through the years, but will it need extra firepower to make it through 2019?

Qualcomm’s in-display fingerprint sensor will be on the Galaxy S10

Sense ID beams ultrasonic waves to fingerprints and the sensor reads back echoes to authenticate users. Samsung may be looking to this security measure.

Want Touch ID to return to the iPhone? You’re not gonna like this prediction

This prediction comes from a generally well-regarded market analyst that has been tracking Apple for many years. Chances are, he’s right.

Huawei Mate 20 renders also suggest “teardrop” notch

Our partners at XDA obtained photos and information from a source and have thus converted it into renders for our viewing pleasure.
in-display fingerprint scanner

In-display fingerprint scanner shipments on the rise

100 million units to be shipped in 2019, as in-display fingerprint scanners will become a standard next year for mid-to-high-end smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: here’s what we know

So, you’ve heard that Samsung is planning a shindig on August 9 and are wondering what it’s about? We have everything on what it’s about right here.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Note 8

Qualcomm’s in-display fingerprint sensors will provide extra functions in Samsung smartphones

Enter and find out about the new functions that are coming to Samsung smartphones thanks to Qualcomm’s in-display fingerprint sensors

Samsung mobile chief isn’t afraid to flaunt Galaxy Note 9 in public

An executive from the chaebol came to China to address the questions fans had and was spotted using a future phone. Good move?

Rear photo of Xiaomi Mi Max 3 affirms dual cameras

This big battery phablet is supposed to launch this month and we’re still treated to minor leaks. When will it officially arrive?

Galaxy S10 hoped to have 3D sensor to leave behind iris scanner

Samsung wants to have better biometric security measures come 2019 and it thinks that it can have a dot-projection facial sensor in time.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Note 8

Two extra weeks for Galaxy Note 9 to make it thinner

How much of a difference will 0.5mm make? About two weeks’ worth of difference. That said, the Note 9 was on an early track for release anyways…

Galaxy S10 will have Qualcomm’s ultrasound in-display fingerprint sensor

Next year’s big Samsung phone will be able to take fingerprint authentication directly through its display. And, with the state of the smartphone market, not a moment too soon.

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.

Vivo X21 goes on sale in India at around $525 with in-display fingerprint sensor

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.

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.

vivo X21 with in-display fingerprint sensor launching on Flipkart May 29

The phone is pretty much all but called out on Flipkart’s mobile app right now, but it will take another week before we know all about it.
Samsung Galaxy S9+ review

Yes, the Galaxy S10 will most likely be Samsung’s first phone with in-display fingerprint sensor

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.