The Galaxy Note 7 used an iris scanner, but the S8 will likely go further. According to the person, the iris scanner was having trouble with "speed and accuracy", leading Samsung to add the facial-recognition feature.
If you've been following all the Galaxy S8 rumors, the handset will likely offer iris scanning and a built-in fingerprint reader, but it seems that those features aren't enough.
While the appearance of the unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8+ at the FCC at this point in time could mean the variants will be released alongside the carrier-based versions, the story could also be different.
South Korean technology giant Samsung is expected to unveil its next flagship on March 29 and we already have a lot of information about the device thanks to leaks and half baked online reports. He claims that the new technology takes less than 0.01 seconds to unlock a phone.
Samsung meant to release the devices on April 21, after unveiling it on March 29 in NY. The Samsung has supposedly dropped all its physical buttons from the front in a clever ploy to keep the device small enough to use in one hand. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will feature a Gorilla Glass 5 protected 5.8-inch Super AMOLED screen, with a 1440 x 2560 resolution. The Galaxy S8 announcement will be on March 29 and one can know the number of cameras the phone will have.