Samsung working on facial recognition in Galaxy S8 to authenticate mobile payments

We’re quite certain that Samsung will have no curve balls left for the Galaxy S8 when it is released on March 29.

Could foldable smartphone from Samsung be unveiled soon? The company failed miserably with the Galaxy Note 7. And now days we are seeing number of reports about it’s features and specifications. The blog said that the home button has been replaced by a touch-sensitive control strip on the bottom of the screen. These new handsets will also have curved designs and AMOLED displays. The Marshmallow based device got launched in a new market, Bangladesh last month after making its debut in November a year ago with mid-range specs.

The publication had previously revealed the behind-the-scenes drama that went behind Samsung moving the fingerprint sensor to the back of the device next to the camera. Together, Iris and facial detection capabilities enable reaching the highest level of security – phones can rely on iris detection when there’s not enough ambient light to recognize facial features. The upcoming Samsung device is said to feature rear and front facing shooters as well as a non-removable battery. But now and then some new details about the device leak in press.

Citing unnamed “people familiar with the matter”, Bloomberg wrote that Samsung is working on a blended form of security for Samsung Pay and other similar services.

Korean news website ETNews also reported that the company had shown a prototype of the mobile device in its early stages at the Mobile World Congress to a select few. A recent leak had hinted at Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus featuring the Bixby Assistant along with the out-of-the-box Google Assistant.

A headphone jack: It’s seems a little amusing to celebrate a phone retaining a feature as basic as a headphone jack.

Another one of the many rumors surrounding the Galaxy S8 is that it can shoot videos at 1000 frames per second (fps) which is estimated to be eight times faster than Apple’s iPhone 7. When stationary for a period of time, the phone could check whether the user is still using the phone and unlock if a recognized face isn’t present.

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