Samsung is playing catch-up when it comes to certain trends in the mobile industry. For example, it doesn’t have a cameraphone with an in-screen fingerprint sensor yet however that should difference upcoming month when the Galaxy S10 launches. A fresh report says the function will be approaching to its Galaxy A-series too.
Samsung to release 3 Galaxy A-series smartphones with in-screen fingerprint sensors
According to Korean Media, ET News, Samsung will release 3 Galaxy A-series phones with under-display fingerprint scanners this year. The 3 smartphones are the Galaxy A90, Galaxy A70, and the Galaxy A50. Based on their names, we could assume the Galaxy A90 will be the most strong of the 3.
The source says Samsung already has suppliers for the digital camera and modules ahead of the phones’ release in the second quarter. Aegis Technology is said to be the manufacturer of the camera sensor module which is optical and not ultrasonic such as Qualcomm’s. Mass production will be handled by Partron and Mcnex.
Other than those 3, Samsung is announced to have six other models planned for this year too. These will heading come with side-mounted and rear-mounted fingerprint scanners. The Galaxy A-series will Furthermore arrive with multiple rear digital cameras with few having Time of Flight (ToF) 3D sensors.
Samsung is trying to grow its market share in the price range category, so its strategy is to bring flagship features to its less-expensive models.