The device's facial-recognition feature then sees the photo, which shows a person's face, and the handset unlocks. Now, this phone will, reportedly, be more affordable than the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, though if the source is to be believed, it will not be a mid-range smartphone per se. Along with Android Nougat, Samsung has preinstalled the device with their new personal assistant called Bixby. Microsoft is not commenting on when or whether the company will expand availability of the Microsoft Edition Samsung phones beyond USA retail stores only, the spokesperson said. Samsung created a lovely all-screen smartphone that will probably become the best selling Android handset of the year. "In addition, the Galaxy S8 provides users with multiple options to unlock their phones through both biometric security options, and convenient options such as swipe and facial recognition", the company told Ars Technica.
They might also have the bottom bezels without the Touch ID. In order for the developer to create the APK, he first made it work on top of the Galaxy S8's launcher, which was leaked online early this week. With this said, the fingerprint sensor may still be found where it is originally located. The next thing to check out is the placement of the dual rear cameras. In the meantime the device has been listed as shipping in late April where presumably it should launch alongside the Galaxy S8 on the 21st of April.
Samsung Galaxy S8 has been hovering over the news world for a couple of months now.
In the video, the user simply takes another smartphone with user's picture on it and takes it slowly moves it towards the Galaxy S8 to unlock the device.
A major new feature of the phone is the artificially intelligent voice assistant dubbed Bixby - effectively the company's answer to the iPhone's Siri.