Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to have under the display fingerprint sensor
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 which is expected to release somewhere in the second quarter of 2018 is rumored to have a feature which its predecessor , the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, as well as Apple’s iPhone X. Its the under the display fingerprint sensor according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, a legendary purveyor of mostly Apple-related rumors.
The way it will work is you will place your finger on the display or a specific part of the display and voila, phone will get unlocked. Apple and Samsung tried to ship their 2017 flagships with this feature but they failed. This left us with a weird positioned fingerprint sensor on the Note 8 and a total absence of one on the iPhone X. Thats the different thing, the FaceID might be working as good alternative but we will have to wait for that.
For their 2018 flagship, Samsung is expected to apparently use a technology that allows the AMOLED display to double up as a light source. The doubling of the light source will enable it to provide light for the fingerprint sensor. BeyondEyes and Samsung LSI are the two companies which have already provided samples of this implementation to Samsung Electronics, according to Kuo. One of these companies will finally make the final product for the Note 9. if that fails Egis, the firm that right now supplies the standard fingerprint sensors for the Samsung phones should do the job.
With the reports of Ming-Chi Kuo and Qualcomm already displayed this technology as a prototype there is high probability of the Note 9 to have the under the display fingerprint sensor.