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Vivo might embed home button into display before Samsung or Apple

Vivo might be the first smartphone brand to ship an on-screen fingerprint sensor T-Mobile launches BOGO deals on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, LG G6 and V20
Rosalie Gross | 19 June, 2017, 03:25

In this article, we bring you all the details we know so far about this Note 8 phablet in one place, but any of them can change by the time the phone is here for obvious reasons - they are based on unconfirmed reports. There is a leaked video for this upcoming device showing the Vivo X9 plus. However, the guy in the video seems to be unlocking the phone by just touching the display.

Vivo is shaping up to be the first mobile company to release a smartphone with an on-screen fingerprint scanner, a feat that many manufacturers are looking to achieve in their next flagship offering. If Pan's analysis is true, the Vivo would be the first phone maker to commercialize the new technology that everyone initially thought that Samsung or Apple would accomplish first.

As a refresher, Samsung announced its own virtual assistant Bixby during the launch event of the Samsung Galaxy S8 back in March.

Samsung is reported to be working on putting the fingerprint scanner under the display but is having difficulties.

Although Samsung is still riding on the success of its Galaxy S8 handsets, it appears that a new Note 8 is well advanced and could be launched 30 days out from the iPhone 8 in early September.

As for Apple, the company has already been granted patents for a phone with a bezel-less design and an embedded Touch ID sensor on the display.

There is a lot of rumors about the placing on fingerprint sensor under the display panel and beneath the display glass. It is believed that 3x optical zoom will also be included in the telephoto lens gracing the Note 8, while the front-facing camera will also be impressive. He claims that Vivo will be the first to introduce it, but the launch would possibly be exclusive to China.

The English version of Bixby, an advanced voice recognition system that comes on the Galaxy S8 and its variant Galaxy S8 Plus, is likely to be launched in the U.S. and taken to other English-speaking countries, Yonhap news agency reported. Huawei might include it next year for the Huawei P11.

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