Another Samsung Galaxy S8 teaser hints at one of its authentication features


A new Galaxy S8 teaser has just been outed from Samsung's oven. This would be the third short ad that will be aired in South Korea ahead of the Galaxy S8's official reveal set for March 29.

Unlike the previous ones, the new teaser hasn't been uploaded on YouTube yet, but it's been published on the number one Korean ad portal so that everyone can watch it.

The short teaser seems to highlight one of the important features that will be packed inside the Galaxy S8: iris recognition. An individual positioned in the middle of a maze is filmed from above showing us what appears to be a human eye.

The circular maze is made to look like the pupil of the eye. We can't think of another feature included in the Galaxy S8 that would take advantage of the eye other than the iris scanner on the front side of the phone.

Just like the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung's upcoming flagship will come equipped with two authentication methods: fingerprint and iris scanners. However, while the iris scanner will be positioned above the display, Samsung has decided to put the fingerprint reader on the back side next to the camera.

You'll also recognize the sexy silhouette of the smartphone at the end of the teaser, along with the big “8” number in the middle of it. We ran the name of the teaser through Google's translation tool and got the following result: “Samsung Galaxy: Completion and new start maze.”

source: TVCF

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14 Comments

1. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Love the look, hate the leaks. I don't know what it is, and as an iPhone user, you'd think I'd be used to leakage of this magnitude. Oh God....am I turning into a hipster? Hipsters hate popular/hype things, and I haven't shaved in a week. Jesus, it's really happening!

3. SamsungIsLife

Posts: 39; Member since: Mar 19, 2017

Yup..these leaks are getting boring....

18. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They ruin the surprise. Plus, they're scary accurate anymore.

20. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1060; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

The extremity of the leaks makes it seem like it was Samsung the entire time. From years past they have seen how people react to leaks so they decided they'd be in control this year. But like you said, it's a bit of an overkill. They've become like prescription drug, gotta have 1 every 4-6 hours

2. Unordinary unregistered

Hopefully Samsung can pull the numbers Apple can, this year.

4. SamsungIsLife

Posts: 39; Member since: Mar 19, 2017

Not until people with Apple logo obsession exists. I know some are genuine fan but most are just trying to show off their logo.

11. fyah_king unregistered

True dat!! They think they rich because of the logo. I dont mind though because i have stocks in Apple. I am android guy and that aint gonna change.:)

6. Subie

Posts: 2364; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Are you talking about sales for just the Galaxy S8 model? Remember, Samsung did sell over 300 million phones last year.

8. Unordinary unregistered

Yes just the S8 and its varients

21. audibot

Posts: 634; Member since: Jan 26, 2017

not gonna happen people like me that have a s7 will say no i want my note7 or note8 and also the finger scanner on the back hell no and again sammy no front speakers are you stupid a speaker at the back you cant hear a speaker on the bottom that gets covered by your hand while playing a game or video stupid or even having it resting on your chest or stomach on a couch or bed speaker is covered stupid and a 3000 mil battery ooooooooooooo hell no!

16. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

"Adobe Flash Player is blocked" oh great.. why did someone still use flash player in 2017?

19. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

firefox allows flash

17. aman5mathur

Posts: 241; Member since: Mar 28, 2014

PA you mentioned only 2 of the 3 identification features. Please include facial recognition as well.

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