Published: Sun, June 18, 2017
Electronics | By Jesus Weaver

Vivo might embed home button into display before Samsung or Apple

Vivo might embed home button into display before Samsung or Apple

While the leaked images could not be authenticated at this time, the design of the alleged Galaxy Note 8 front panel does echo much of what recent rumors are suggesting about the upcoming premium device. The Emperor Edition could be exclusive to China. The image reveals an impressively slim top bezel, which falls in line with other rumors that the Galaxy Note 8 would sport the same Infinity Display as the Galaxy S8 series. The Note 8 is expected to show up with a 6.3-inch or 6.4-inch display, to beat the 6.2-inch one on the Plus.

While this seems like a confusing situation and as we were speculating the case, a couple of photos showing the front panels of the new Note 8 have also been just leaked today.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 looks likely to be released in the autumn and there's plenty of reasons for fans of this phablet to be exited. The benchmark lists the device with a high score of 488 out of 555 points, which is higher than the iPhone 8 Plus score of 415 out of 555. Thus, there is a pretty good chance that the S-Pen's rumored speaker and microphone could correspond to Samsung equipping the Note 8 with upgraded dictation capabilities. Pan thinks that the Note 8 will not have this feature at all, while Apple will be the first "foreign" - i.e., outside of China - manufacturer to launch this feature. But it seems like Samsung is trying to address the shortcomings of the company.

Galaxy Note 8 Front Panel

Samsung positioned the fingerprint sensor under the rear camera in Galaxy S8 and S8+ which is a nightmare for all the users as it usually causes smudge on the camera of the phones.

Analyst Pan Jiutang thinks that while Vivo might be the first to bring out an under-screen fingerprint sensor, Apple might be the company to take similar tech mainstream.

It's also worth bearing in mind that the front panels you see in the videos and images above may be of a prototype design that Samsung has since modified or discarded.

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