Galaxy Note 9: an in-display fingerprint sensor is unlikely

Angelica Greene
March 10, 2018

We spent more than a week with the Galaxy S9+ instead of the Apple iPhone X, so here are five things I like about the Galaxy S9 from the iPhone X.

Now that the Samsung Galaxy S9 has been unveiled, and nearly ready to reach the hands of phone-users everywhere, the rumours have had to switch gears. This is definitely an iterative update - similar to Apple's approach with the iPhone 8.

Industry watchers, meanwhile, said domestic pre orders for the Galaxy S9s may not be on par with the S8 series devices launched previous year.

The Galaxy S9 feature was particularly helpful coming from the iPhone X, which I usually have to pick up to unlock since it doesn't have a fingerprint sensor. We'll keep you updated on the latest.

That familiar design is a good one, though.

Let's see how Samsung or its partners will work on this technology solution. It's this feature, according to some, which forced Samsung to hastily relegate the S8 lineup's fingerprint sensor to the back; initially, Samsung expected virtual fingerprint sensing to make it on the smartphone, making this decision when Synaptics failed to deliver. It features a standard Headphone Jack and a USB-C port. These smartphones had shipped with Android Nougat out-of-the-box.

As far as screen size goes, the Note 9 may well match the 6.3 inches of the Note 8, just a shade bigger than the S9 Plus.

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Rumors that both Samsung and Apple plan to introduce this type of fingerprint scanner in one of their flagship phones have been around for years, but none of them have come to fruition.

A slide from Samsung's Galaxy S9 camera presentation.

For many people, their smartphone is now their only camera.

Here's a photo that's shot on the Galaxy S8. But when it comes to shooting in the dark, Samsung wins.

It also does a great job at super slow motion video.

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Samsung Galaxy On Max has received a price of Rs. 2,000. There is no doubt they will once again take top honors when it comes to Android. Which will obviously require more time.

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