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
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?
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 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?
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…
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.
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.
Galaxy S9 Plus vs Note 8
Galaxy Note 9 will be slightly smaller and pack more punch than Note 8
The 6GB RAM figure remains from the last big Geekbench run. Also, the Galaxy Note 9 might be 2mm shorter than the Note 8.
Samsung Galaxy S9+ review
Samsung Galaxy S10 codename revealed, 3D sensing struggles rumored
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.
Vivo X21 brings in-display fingerprint scanner to Singapore ahead of ‘global’ expansion
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.
Near-final Moto Z3 Play renders outed in leak
The renders show a most interesting development in the Moto Mods connector design in that it has not changed at all, even as prior speculative leaks marked changes.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Note 8
No Galaxy Note 9 in-display fingerprint sensor? Not so fast, ‘industry sources’ say
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.
Vivo X21 looks a lot like OPPO R15, OnePlus 6 launch only a matter of time now
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.