Samsung Galaxy S9 Patent revealed a front-facing fingerprint sensor
Recently, a number of rumors and reports about the unannounced smartphone Samsung Galaxy S9 have already made the rounds of internet. Now the South Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung revealed that the upcoming smartphone Samsung Galaxy S9 will come with a front-facing fingerprint sensor. Since, the company filed the patent for its next-gen Galaxy S series smartphones. The leaked image of the patent showed a round cut at the bottom of device. It will be the successor of the Samsung Galaxy S8 that was announced in March this year.
As you know the predecessor Samsung Galaxy S8 has a rear-mounted fingerprint reader, which is likely to be a new and different experience for the users of Samsung Galaxy S9 in coming days. The date of its announcement is still not declared by the tech- giant Samsung. It will be interesting to see the reaction of the users towards the implementation of the fingerprint sensor at new place compare to its existing Samsung models.
The predecessor Samsung Galaxy S8 sports 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with the resolution of 2960 × 1440 pixels, 570ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It has 4GB LPDDR4 RAM with 64GB storage (UFS 2.1), which can be further expanded upto 256GB via microSD card slot.
It is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). It has a Single / Hybrid Dual SIM functionality. It has the dimension of 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0mm and weighs 152g.
It has 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, 1/2.55″ sensor size, OIS, 1.4µm pixel size and an 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, 80-degree wide-angle lens. It has Water and dust resistant (IP68) body. It supports Ultra High Quality Audio Playback PCM: Up to 32 bits; DSD: DSD64/128.
Connectivity wise, it includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC, MST. It also includes Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, and Pressure Sensor. It is powered by 3000mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging.
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