At this point, it doesn’t even feel like news anymore to
report once again that Samsung’s next flagship smartphone won’t be sporting an under-the-glass
fingerprint scanner because this is going on for more than a year now.
Renowned KGI analyst and Apple leakster Ming-Chi
Kuo has sadly declared this fact, although he had himself said earlier that
Samsung would be able to pull it off with the Note 9. Apparently, the OEM can’t
do that at this moment, but incidentally, Vivo has already done it successfully with the
It is baffling for many as to why Samsung is unable to do
it, especially since the only reasoning offered here by Ming-Chi Kuo was a vague explanation about the current gen sensors
being unable to bring what Samsung needed to the table. It might have something
to do with the fact that the latest under-the-display sensors being incapable
of working with an OLED display properly, but we don’t know for sure.
Saikat Kar (tech-enthusiast)