While it seemed in-display fingerprint sensors were the future of smartphone biometrics for a while, Kuo says that Apple's iPhone X has made Android manufacturers more interested in advanced 3D-sensing facial recognition.
The KGI analysis reported that Samsung may be skipping this feature for the Note 9 because current ultrasonic and optical sensing solutions do not "meet Samsung's technical requirements".
Shiffrin slaloms to record 42nd FIS Alpine World Cup win in Ofterschwang
Friday's result stretched Rebenburg's lead over Shiffrin to 101 points, leaving the American out of contention for the GS title. The 22-year-old secured back-to-back crystal globes following giant slalom gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics last month.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 from a year ago was rumored to ship with an in-display fingerprint reader to save valuable real estate on the front of the device while also providing an easier place to reach the sensor over the position it sits at now. The only phone maker that has actually brought a smartphone with an under-the-display fingerprint scanner to market is Vivo, but its X20 Plus is now only available in China.
Samsung is secretly working on a new device called Galaxy Note 9.
In-display fingerprint scanners are quite new.
Celtics Clinch NBA Playoff Berth with Win over Timberwolves
The Celtics bench stayed hot, dropping 42 points, with Morris leading the way with 17 points (7-15 FG) and five rebounds. Brown was down for an extended period but was able to get up and walk off on his own power.
Lots of smartphone owners have opted to stick with their existing smartphone rather than buy the new breed of insanely expensive flagships such as the iPhone X.
The modules to place the Fingerprint Scanner under the display are much more expensive and no other giant wants their cellphones to cost higher just for adding one feature.
Aung San Suu Kyi's award rescinded by US Museum
The museum announced on Wednesday that it had withdrawn the Elie Wiesel award, presented to Aung San Suu Kyi in 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi was placed under house arrest for 15 years for opposing the country's military dictatorship.