Numerous rumors of 5.8-inch iPhone 8, which Apple may launch in September of this year, claim that the device will lose the branded Home button, you’ll get edge-to-edge OLED display and wireless charging. Apparently, this is not the only thing that will rodnite “Apple”, the new flagship smartphone Samsung. According to sources in Seoul are planning to give the Galaxy S8 technology of user identification by face, which was attributed to high-class smartphone Apple 2017.
“We decided to add the Galaxy S8, the face detection function due to some limitations of iris scanner in terms of speed and accuracy, – quotes words of the representative of Samsung, the Korea Economic Daily. – Scanner with individuals to unlock the phone will need less than 0.01 seconds”.
From this statement it is not quite clear whether Samsung is going to completely abandon insufficiently precise and fast, according to the company, iris scanner, replacing it with more effective face recognition function, or the upcoming unit will receive three identification system: fingerprint scanner, iris scanner and face scanner. Anyway, the company decided to get ahead of the main competitor with the implementation of latest technology in their devices.
The Investor observers believe that the decision of Samsung to give the Galaxy S8 with the function of face recognition was motivated by the desire to beat Apple. According to rumors, the iPhone maker intends to replace the same by means of the fingerprint scanner.
The announcement of the iPhone 8 is expected in autumn, while the announcement of the Galaxy S8 scheduled for March 29 and the start of sales — in April. Prototypes of smartphones is already being tested.