tech2 News StaffNov 30, 2018 19:55:25 IST
Samsung Galaxy S10 has been in the news for a while now and is expected to come with a bunch of interesting features, the highlight being its in-display fingerprint sensor.
Samsung is also rumoured to showcase its Galaxy S10 line-up at the February 2019 Mobile World Congress.
As for the in-display fingerprint scanner, a new report suggest that the scanner will source the hardware for the scanner from two suppliers.
Taiwan-based General Interface Solution (GIS) and China's O-film Tech are likely to be the chosen ones to carry out the making of the ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors for Samsungs flagship Galaxy S10 lineup, as mentioned in a Digitimes report, which quotes industry sources.
As per previous rumours, Samsung Galaxy S10's infinity-o-display has also been reported to be in production.
The report in DigiTimes also states that GIS and O-film tied up with Qualcomm for developing ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor technology. GIS is supposed to have a high yield rate in production and O-film is stated to have high production capacity at lower production cost.
The companies making the ultrasonic in-display fingerprint technology for Galaxy S10 are apparently vying for a contract to supply the sensors to Apple's iPad line-up. Given Apple's ongoing battle with Qualcomm, this might be very unlikely.
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