Note 4 is the first phone with UV sensor, protecting beachgoers since 2014

On the sensor side of the Note 4, Samsung has something completely new to offer us - namely a UV sun radiation sensor, for the first time on a mobile device. It comes adding to an already huge stable of mobile and biometric sensors, like an improved fingerprint scanner and heart rate sensor. The UV piece will be used to measure the sun’s ultraviolet radiation, and be incorporated to prevent users from burning their skin, bringing premature wrinkles and moles, and increasing the risk of melanoma...
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20. vuyonc

Posts: 1090; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

I'd be way more impressed if it had a sunscreen dispenser!

24. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Nice. Good to see some new sensors in addition to the ones the S5 had
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