Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to come sans the in-screen fingerprint sensor


THE GALAXY NOTE 9 won't be the first Samsung smartphone to pack an in-screen fingerprint scanner, according to reports.

Currently, there is only one officially announced handset that features a fingerprint sensor under the display - the Vivo X20 Plus UD. The project was reportedly stopped recently, and the Note 9's fingerprint sensor will instead be placed on the back.

Successor to the popular Galaxy S8, the Samsung Galaxy S9 will be formalized on February 25, during a press conference organized in the framework of the MWC.

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We reported yesterday based on information we had received that Samsung might finally bring stereo speakers to its flagship lineup with the Galaxy S9. The company was expected to do this with the Galaxy S8 past year but we all know that didn't happen. We've seen this time and time again, and with the debut of the iPhone X and its Animoji, others are copying. All the existing options have one drawback or another, preventing Samsung from implementing the technology on the Galaxy Note 9. After aligning your face with the selected emoji, you will then see that the icon will mimic your movements.

Just yesterday we mentioned that camera samples from the Galaxy S9 are the last thing that's npt been leaked just yet, and lo and behold, today we have a new leak that will happily overthrow this statement.

The Galaxy Note 9 display panels would enter production in June, which means Samsung would start assembling the phones in July or August this year. Samsung has been looking at two different in-display fingerprint scanning solutions that would deliver a reliable user experience, including optical, capacitive, and ultrasound sensors. Some sources in the industry claim that the accuracy and durability of such (under display) sensors are both lower compared to a traditional unit. You could also send these 3D emojis in place of normal ones in messages.