However, Samsung is reportedly taking these reports very seriously and planning to leave no stone unturned to fetch an enhanced iris scanner for its upcoming flagship device - Galaxy S9. Ahead of the official launch, a new report coming from ET News claims that Samsung Galaxy S9 lineup will boast the similar hardware setup and basic specs but the difference will be in the software department, Gadget360.
BGR has published some renders from a reliable source.
If there's one Black Friday phone bargain you check out today, make it this insanely cheap £29 per month deal on the popular Samsung Galaxy S8. This reveal won't replace the expected March launch event, per the tipped details, so it is possible we won't see much at the show in January. However, the big changes appear out back where we can see dual cameras stacked vertically. 2018 will be an iterative year for the Korean company's flagships, so you shouldn't expect a new revolutionary design. The new handsets will boast 10nm chipsets, which we assume are going to be either Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 or a new Exynos part, depending on market.
Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+ details and possible renders start to appear
Meanwhile, the S9 will stick to a single camera, though retains this vertical placement to address a common complaint with the current generation. The page, however, was more than enough reason for observers to believe that the Galaxy X is indeed true, and will likely come out sometime next year.
It will also only feature 4GB of RAM versus 6GB on the larger unit. Both models are said to have 64GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot, and yes, even a 3.5mm headphone jack.
North Korean defector regains consciousness
Several North Korean soldiers could be seen firing their weapons at the defector, who appeared to be only a few feet away. The escape is a scene of hope: A North Korean defies all odds in search of a better life.