This prediction comes from a generally well-regarded market analyst that has been tracking Apple for many years. Chances are, he's right.
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.
Five mobile technology geeks. One table. 60 minutes to podcast. CES 2018. From laptops to drones to smartphones and AI, we talk about it all.
We tried out the world's first "full-production" smartphone with on-display fingerprint recognition at CES 2018, and the biometric sensor was surprisingly fast.
In-display fingerprint recognition technology is "ready to produce", although we still don't know much else about Vivo's groundbreaking smartphone demoed at CES 2018.
OnePlus could hold the earliest device release it has ever had in 2018 and the phone could have an advanced fingerprint sensor.
That "top five" OEM looking to demonstrate a "Tier 1 customer phone" with a fully working in-screen fingerprint scanner at CES 2018 is actually Vivo.
Synaptics has a game-changing new Clear ID fingerprint sensor ready for production with a "top five" OEM. Can you say Samsung Galaxy S9?
What the iPhone X couldn't do, Apple decided it would be better off leading a new race with Face ID. But Samsung's giving the undone a go.
One source claims that Samsung put a lot of money into getting it working, but component-maker Synaptics couldn't make it happen.
There's obviously a reason why the Galaxy S8 will feature that odd rear-fitted fingerprint sensor, and the LG G6 is to blame for the phone's first TV ad.