The upcoming Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge (rumored to be called Galaxy S8+) will have a lot of features. The smartphone will contain button-free front, virtual assistant, desktop connectivity you name it they will have it.
Today we got more information about Home Button of Galaxy S8 and it was initially been rumored to feature virtual home button but the manufacturing partner failed to deliver it on time. So you will have to do with rear fingerprint recognition for the device. That will still leave question for device’s home button, let’s look into the matter
Samsung Is Developing Pressure Sensitive Display Panels That’ll Feature On Both Galaxy S8 And Note 8
Apple is the pioneer in Force Touch and they made it popular when it launched the feature with iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. It allows users to interact with their device using varied of touch pressure.
Now Samsung is ready to jump into the scene. Korean source report that the company’s display subsidiary, Samsung Display is working on OLED Force Touch Panels and Samsung Galaxy S8 will be the first smartphone of the company to adopt the Force Touch Panels.
Like the iPhone 7, Galaxy S8 will also feature pressure sensitive home button and Samsung will be using its in-house panels in the device this move will effectively separate fingerprint recognition and home button navigation of device. The source of information claims that Samsung showcased the technology to select partners and MWC and with its adoption imminent on Galaxy S8.
“The latest technology boasts higher sensitivity and a wider range of pressure-sensing levels compared to the previous one used in Huawei’s P9 in 2015.” according to the source.
After initial adoption on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, the technology will then appear on the Galaxy Note 8. The device will be Samsung’s first mobile gadget to feature a fully pressure sensitive touch screen. It’ll also be the first true Galaxy Note upgrade in two years, so expect Samsung to return guns blazing. Samsung’s taking big strides this year.
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