Samsung patents different home key and rear finger scanner, hinting at new Galaxy designs
embed the fingerprint reader in the display itself is still far from mass adoption, or Samsung wouldn't be bothering with these.The shape-shifter is depicted with a square in a circle, instead of the elliptical home key that we have now on Samsung phones, while the mover is placed on the rear of the device. Now, whether these patents mean that Samsung is planning a complete design overhaul for the Galaxy S series next year, remains to be seen, but apparently the tech to
Since Apple is rumored to release an all-glass iPhone next year, with something like an edge-to-edge screen, Samsung might also be mulling ways to potentially counteract such a move with a svelte new redesign of its own. We'll see.