Samsung to launch English version of Bixby voice assistant

Vivo to Beat Apple in Shipping On Screen Fingerprint Sensor

Vivo to Beat Apple in Shipping On Screen Fingerprint Sensor

It's the end of an era nearly, as the Samsung Galaxy S8 streak at the top finally comes to an end, the Korean flagship stepping down to third place this week.

According to the HTML5Test database, the Samsung SM-N950F, the next model in the Galaxy Note range, was tested and obtained 488 points out of 555. However, rumors have suggested recently that the upgraded and unannounced Snapdragon 836 could be used instead, and this would certainly make sense if the Korean manufacturer wishes to distinguish the Galaxy Note 8 from its Galaxy S8 flagship. It is possible that we could be looking at an official marketing render of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. This could mean that the Vivo X9 Plus would be the first smartphone to beat Apple's iPhone 8 to the new technology. Even though Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are the best team paired with the full HD 1080p resolution, those who are fans of Samsung Gear VR will be delightfully pleased when no pixel will be visible, especially up close.

The biggest question regarding both Apple and Samsung's upcoming flagship phones is now this: Will they come with a fingerprint reader embedded into the screen? We'll see how it all unfolds in the coming months.

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Concord and Livermore are among the inland locales expected to see temperatures in excess of 100 degrees. That could rival the all-time high temperature of 122 degrees set at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport in 1990.

The next big thing when it comes to biometric security on mobile is the onscreen fingerprint sensor. This second shooter will be a telephoto lens with support for up to 3x optical zoom. Also, Samsung's new Bixby assistant will be on board and similar to the S8, a dedicated button will be there to launch it.

Apart from the possibility of getting the honor to be the first device to boast such feature, the Vivo X11, as per The Android Soul, is also reportedly getting a bezel-less display.

Lastly, the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to make its official debut at IFA 2017, which kicks off on September 1 in Berlin. Samsung announced plans of launching Bixby in German in late 2017.

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