The new sensor is claimed to deliver up to 50 percent faster screen-unlocking experience and with 77 percent larger area when compared to the previous generation.
Now, while there is no official word on if the new Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor Gen 2 being used on the Samsung Galaxy S21 series, it is expected that the Qualcomm sensor will be incorporated in the latest Samsung flagship smartphone. That means that it provides a larger region for users to place their fingers and allows the sensor to capture 1.7x more biometric data. (4x9mm) and had a rectangular outline.More news: Moderna becomes third Covid vaccine approved in the UK
Qualcomm has introduced a new and significantly improved ultrasonic fingerprint reader. But Qualcomm may have just solved all of those problems for future handsets with its all-new 3D Sonic Sensor Gen 2. The new sensor will also measure only 0.2mm thin at the scan area, enabling the possibility of integrating in-display scanners on flexible panels of foldable devices. Qualcomm says its ultrasonic scanners are more secure and more accurate, but fingerprint sensing is a complex combination of software and hardware, so it's been hard to show that in final consumer products.
Qualcomm says that the second gen 3D Sonic Sensor will debut in smartphones "in early 2021".More news: NASCAR Driver Hailie Deegan Uses R-Word During Virtual Race, Apologizes
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