Galaxy S9 fingerprint sensor – Long before the release of the current Samsung Galaxy S8, it was hoped that the manufacturer installed the fingerprint sensor under the display. Production problems hindered Samsung from running. According to an analyst, the Galaxy S9 will also have to do without the sensor and probably back to the main camera.
Galaxy S9: No fingerprint sensor in the display
With the placement of the fingerprint sensor on the back of the case of the Gakaxy S8, Samsung has caught a lot of criticism. The Kameralinse can be easily hit and soiled.
Earlier rumors, Samsung is working to integrate the sensor into or under the display. But due to still ongoing problems, according to the KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the upcoming Galaxy S9 will also have the scanner back on the back, so the website DroidHolic.
Release from the Galaxy S9 in spring 2018
The KGI Analayst Kuo is considered “The Most Accurate Analyst In The World”, according to Business Insider, so his statement sounds quite realistic. Apparently, the technical requirements to implement the scanner in the display are simply too big. It would also be possible for Samsung to focus on face detection, which is also safer.
According to The Korea Herald, the Group subsidiary Samsung Display will manufacture the displays, corresponding specifications have already been passed on. According to a report from The Investor, the Galaxy S9 will have a 5.8 inch display and the Galaxy S9 Plus a 6.2 inch display. So the Galaxy S9 differs, at least as far as the display size, not from the predecessor. Supposedly Samsung has begun with the development of the Galaxy S9 months ago. In the spring next year the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus is expected.