Samsung Galaxy S8 rumour roundup: Face recognition, 1000 fps camera and more
- Author: Tracy Ferguson Mar 20, 2017,
Mar 20, 2017, 0:33
The S8 and its larger sibling the S8 Plus, which are expected to be unveiled later this month, will be available in "black sky", "orchid grey" and "arctic silver", according to a tweet Sunday morning by gadget leaker Evan Blass. There is one are where Samsung flagships have never managed to compete with iPhones, but it looks like that will change with the upcoming new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Well of course this will surely be the first Samsung device which will have this this features.
Furthermore, the sources also shared that the Korean tech giant is now coordinating with banks to help the latter embrace and incorporate facial recognition systems within the year, in line with the smartphone's global release. But if it is true, Galaxy S8 will be the first device using facial-recognition technology for financial payment applications verification.
Meanwhile, those in the United Kingdom will be able to get their hands on the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 on Friday, March 31.
Meanwhile, the Galaxy A7 (2015) is not the only Samsung device that is getting a new security patch right now. There's also the upcoming 2017 launch of Apple's tenth-anniversary flagship phone, a device that has alternately been referred to as the iPhone 8 or the iPhone Edition. And with RAM of 4 GB/6GB, and Exynos 8895/Snapdragon 835-processor, dust and water resistance. Valuewalk suggests that the next generation of Samsung phablet will approximate the size of the doomed Galaxy Note 7.
That Note 7 "burning" fiasco cost more than $6 billion to company. "In other words, Samsung is putting chips on the table that its users either care deeply about mobile wallets now, or they will soon". However, the 2016 patent application, titled Locking and unlocking a mobile device using facial recognition, is actually a continuation of similar patents dating back to 2012 that explain how such technology would work on an iPhone. "That in turn could help lift adoption of wallets". Given that both models will be made using 10nm process on the assembly, it is possible that the model from Qualcomm to be more efficient in terms of power consumption and to operate full-load at lower temperatures.