Samsung Galaxy S10 to rely exclusively on in-display fingerprint scanner

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Samsung Galaxy S10 is now under prototype stage as reported by Bloomberg.

Samsung plans to go ahead and put the fingerprint scanner on the display and remove the iris scanner completely. The extra display offers a better user experience as it allows the user to utilize most smartphone functions without unfolding the phone, but it makes the device thicker and more expensive.

Samsung has embedded a fingerprint sensor under the display of its S10, overcoming years-long challenges of mass-producing such a device, the people said.

The South Korea-based company is in talks with Verizon Communications to launch its Galaxy S10 in the USA with a fifth-generation wireless chipset, said the people, asking not to be identified because products are still under development. Samsung suggested they were all about introducing new features and innovating technology with midrange phones before hero and headline phones starting in 2019.

A model SM-F900U has surfaced, and from that we can pretty safely guess the phone will be a high-end device in the Galaxy F family, according to Samsung's typical naming schemes.

Of course, we will still have to wait for some kind of confirmation from Samsung, as for now all we have are just the rumors.

We know that there are two major types of in-display fingerprint scanners: optical (a more basic approach), and ultrasonic (a more advanced sensor).

Samsung coined "Infinity Display" previous year when it launched the Galaxy S8. Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S10-lineup early next year and looks like Samsung is packing some surprises.

The report highlights that the AR Emoji support is basic in nature and it does not support real-time feature, which is present in Samsung's flagship smartphones. Pricing and availability details are not out yet, considering Samsung is expected to deliver these products as B2B (Business to Business) focused instead of direct to consumers.

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