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Samsung Galaxy S10 to sport an in-display fingerprint scanner: Report

A few days back, Samsung launched the first-ever smartphone with an on-screen selfie camera – Galaxy A8s. While Samsung Galaxy A8s did incorporate the front-facing snapper on its display, it didn’t come with an on-screen fingerprint scanner although it has become a popular technology.

A number of reports have surfaced online that claim that Samsung Galaxy S10 will be the first smartphone from the South Korean technology giant to come with an in-display fingerprint sensor.

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However, now a new report has emerged that says that Samsung’s first smartphone to sport an in-display fingerprint sensor will be the Galaxy A10 smartphone and not Galaxy S10 mobile. The leak originated in China and claims that Samsung is currently working on a Galaxy A-series smartphone, called Samsung Galaxy A10, which will feature an in-display fingerprint scanner and will be available in the upper mid-range price segment.

This information was given away in a tweet by a China-based tipster. However, he didn’t mention anything extra about the smartphone. But then, reports of Samsung Galaxy A10 being a higher end Galaxy A-series smartphone have also surfaced online previously. It was previously revealed by the same leakster that Samsung is working on a high-end Galaxy A smartphone that will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.

It is worth noticing that the two pieces of information are very much in-line with each other. So, we can expect Samsung Galaxy A10 smartphone may come with an in-display fingerprint scanner as well as be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor. Considering that Samsung Galaxy A8s is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset, Snapdragon 845 SoC is a big upgrade.

To recall, Samsung mobile’s chief DJ Koh had earlier said this year that the smartphone giant will be getting some premium features to its budget and mid-range mobile phones. So, like its rivals Huawei and OnePlus, Samsung may have finally decided to get features like an in-display fingerprint sensor and a powerful processor to its mid-range smartphones.

Samsung’s A series have seen some remarkable additions this year including Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A9. While the former houses a triple rear camera setup, the latter is the world’s first smartphone to come with four rear cameras.

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Avani Baggahttp://www.gadgetbridge.com
Avani has an immense love for reading, travelling and food, but not necessarily in the same order. Avani almost started pursuing law, but life had other (better) plans for her and she chose to be a writer instead (luckily!) She previously covered technology at Times Internet and wrote about smartphones, mobile apps and tech startups. When she’s not writing, you’ll be able to find her in book stores or catching up on her social life.


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