Galaxy S8 And S8+ To Feature Facial Recognition
Though there have been so many reports, leaks and rumors about the Galaxy S8 and S8+ specs and features, it seems that Samsung is not yet done in adding features to make the said devices even more desirable. New reports are claiming that the company might include a new facial recognition feature.
Samsung Has Issues With Iris Scanning
According to Phone Arena, the news comes in the form of a direct quote from an unnamed Samsung official, courtesy of Korea Economic Daily. Apparently, Samsung has been having some issues with the Galaxy S8 and S8+'s long rumored iris scanner which made the company consider adding facial recognition into the mix as well.
In fact, the unnamed Samsung official has stated that in terms of reliability, its face scanning implementation works in less than 0.01 seconds. Furthermore, Samsung is also said to be currently testing more prototypes. However, it is unclear if the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will have both the iris scanner and face scanner, or will ditch the iris scanner and have the face scanner only.
There is also a speculation as to why Samsung is adding the facial recognition. Reports are suggesting that this move could have been fueled by the rumor about Apple giving the iPhone 8 facial recognition. Though this doesn't seem to be a strong reason, reports are also pointing out that Apple and Samsung are rivals in the smartphone race.
Here's Why Facial Recognition Is Better
In an article at BGR, an example was cited regarding the issues of using an iris scanner. For a user to activate it, one must first turn on the screen, then swipe across the display, and finally place the device in front of the eyes. For many people, this can be quite annoying, especially when the number of times that a person unlocks his/her phone is considered. According to a research conducted by app developer Locket, a person unlocks his/her phone at an average of 110 times per day.
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