Why is the fingerprint reader on the back? Won’t location cause smudging on the camera?

Last Update date : 2017.12.12

 

Samsung moved the fingerprint reader on the back for the following three reasons:

 

1. Feedback & Familiarity: Galaxy users are used to having a HRM sensor in the same position

    and we received positive feedback from customers regarding its position.

 

2. Infinity Display¹ : We have moved the fingerprint reader to the back to create the Galaxy S8’s

    bezel-less display.

 

3. Battery: To optimize the design of the device and create room for the battery.

 

 

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