• Samsung Galaxy S9 To Boast A New High-End Iris Scanner: Rumor

    7 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung is planning on equipping the Galaxy S9 lineup with a new high-end iris scanner meant to be a significant improvement over the module featured inside the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, The Korea Herald reported on Monday, citing an insider close to the Seoul-based phone maker. Whereas the company's Galaxy S8 series came with a 2-megapixel iris sensor, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are now said to feature a 3-megapixel unit which should be capable of verifying a user's identity with greater accuracy and in a more efficient manner. While the two generations of products are unlikely...
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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Rumored To Feature Higher-Res Iris Scanner

    Samsung Galaxy S9 Rumored To Feature Higher-Res Iris Scanner

    7 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    While there are rumors suggesting that many Android OEMs are looking to make the shift to facial recognition technology ala Apple's Face ID, Samsung is expected to maintain the iris scanner on its phones, in particular the Galaxy S9. However as expected there will be some improvements made to it. In a report from The Korea Herald , Samsung will be upgrading the iris scanner on the Galaxy S9/S9+. This is expected to come in the form of the use of a 3MP camera versus the 2MP camera found on the Galaxy S8/S8+. Apparently the increase in megapixels is expected to allow for higher-resolution...
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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 could have a better iris scanner and two SIM slots

    Samsung Galaxy S9 could have a better iris scanner and two SIM slots

    7 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    In the face of the iPhone X and Face ID we'd fully expect Samsung to improve its own biometric security on the upcoming Galaxy S9 , and the latest rumor is that it might do this by upgrading the phone's iris scanner. According to a source speaking to The Korea Herald , Samsung will give the Galaxy S9 an improved 3MP camera lens for the iris scanner, up from 2MP on the Samsung Galaxy S8. This will apparently make it better able to recognize the eyes of a user, even when there's too little or too much light, or if they're wearing glasses or move their eyes. As well as being more accurate...
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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Expected To Maintain 18.5:9 Display Aspect Ratio

    Samsung Galaxy S9 Expected To Maintain 18.5:9 Display Aspect Ratio

    7 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    Prior to the launch of the LG G6 , most devices had displays with a 16:9 aspect ratio, but the LG G6 came along and changed that by introducing a taller/longer display and had an aspect ratio of 18:9. Samsung shortly followed suit with the Galaxy S8 that had an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, and it appears that trend is expected to continue in 2018. According to GalaxyClub's sources , it seems that the upcoming Galaxy S9 is expected to maintain the same display aspect ratio of 18.5:9. What this means is that we can expect Samsung to maintain the long-ish design from the Galaxy S8, which we guess...
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  • Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ tipped to boast a 3MP iris scanner for improved iris recognition

    Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ tipped to boast a 3MP iris scanner for improved iris recognition

    7 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    It's December already, which means that we are mere months away from the anticipated announcement of Samsung's next big things, the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+, so it's quite normal to hear more and more about what these might have in store for us.
    The latest rumor circulating about the duo comes straight from Samsung's home turf and claims that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ will feature iris scanners with increased resolution which would both increase the sensors' recognition rate and shorten the time needed for a successful scan and greatly increase the success ...
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