The second patent points to a solution that we’ve seen on several other Android handsets. It doesn’t put the fingerprint scanner under the Home button, the scanner is placed on the back of the device instead where there’s more space to install a larger sensor to improve fingerprint scanning. We’ve seen this solution even on handsets from the likes of Huawei so it won’t be surprising if Samsung does this as well. Whether or not Samsung does this is another question because it patents lots of inventions and not all of them see the light of day.
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