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Samsung new fingerprint sensor supplie

Discussion in 'SAMSUNG - What's New?' started by M0YAL, Nov 24, 2016.

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    Fingerprint readers have become a wide-spread feature in smartphones, with even the lower-end reaching towards it.

    Previously we heard whispers of a widespread fingerprint reader roll-out across Samsung's device family and now industry sources are claiming that the Korean giant has begun to actively source reader modules.

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    Currently this particular part of the biometric security market is more or less split up between FPC out of Sweden and the US-based Synaptics. However, there are other smaller vendors out there and sources now say Samsung might be in talks with a local Korean company to procure as many as 2 million units.

    This could potentially shift things around in the fingerprint hardware niche. Not to mention, it will lessen Samsung's dependability on the aforementioned major vendors.

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