Galaxy S9 goes shopping for a new finger scanner, lands in Taiwan
Next year's Galaxy S9 may feature a brand new fingerprint reader
Galaxy S9 to a Taiwanese company.What we didn't know, however, is that Samsung may be using an entirely new fingerprint scanner supplier, indicating a possible shift in shape, size, or abilities of the reader, too. That's exactly what Korean media is reporting, and claims that Samsung has ordered all-new fingerprint readers for the
Which one it is, remains unclear, but the source says they have worked with Samsung before, although the supply was focused on midrangers. The current Galaxy S8 fingerprint reader supplier is in danger of losing all of its business, it seems, while the improved scanning is likely to add significantly to the new supplier's bottom line, seeing that Samsung sells tens of millions of Galaxy S line phones each year.
source: ETNews (translated)