No they didn't. Jesus. The tech media literally just makes up rumors and when it turns out they're wrong they just blame everyone else.
Every company is doing research into technology that at some point may or may not be implemented. Having random spurious rumors make their ways around the echo chambers doesn't have any actual impact on reality.
Remember when all the tech media claimed the S7 would have a dual camera? And when they were wrong articles were written about how Samsung tried to copy Apple but failed so they scrapped the idea. Then they claimed the S8 wouldnt have a headphone jack because you know, the media needs to put the idea out there that Samsung always mindlessly copies Apple especially when it makes zero sense. And when the S8 still had an audio jack, no one was surprised at all.
The finger print sensor is fine in the back. While it's cool and all to have it embedded in the screen ultimately everyone just gets used to it anyway. It becomes muscle memory and you don't even think about it.
There are a billion other things that matter so much more. The focus on the finger print sensor is so lazy it's hilarious.
Deep dark experience, 15 Mar 2017All TVs from Samsung which I owned were full of defects, weak remote connection, randomly disc... moreThen why is it that Samsung is still making sales out of their products (TVs, PHONEs, etc)? Do you know why?--------------------- BECAUSE YOU'RE LYING!!!
Deep dark experience, 15 Mar 2017All TVs from Samsung which I owned were full of defects, weak remote connection, randomly disc... moreJust because they are both in tech category doesn't mean they are in the same department.
I'm sure the guy who is in charge of smart phone market is not the same as Samsung janitor.
Your argument is so invalid that it gave me cancer. Now pray for me.
Anyway, I think you're just unlucky. Or maybe you just hate them and always try to find mistake which is not even there, probably.
And no, I don't hate Apple cuz im a fan boy. Because Apple makes crap phones. I'm not talking about tablet, or mac, or desktop, BUT PHONES. A ip7plus owner myself. That's due to note 7 tragic. I gave it a try until Note 8 is out. But guess what? I'm buying S8 as soon as it comes out. Cuz my iphone just got a cracked screen by dropping at 1 feet high on terrazzo floor, with $10 tempered glass screen protector. Matte black paint chipping off on the edges. And not to mention the overheat while surfing internet.
Here is the fun fact. Almost every famous youtube reviewers lie about iPhone reviews
Anonymous, 16 Mar 2017they need to see how apple will do it. then copy it.Their Note8 and iphone 8 will release around the same time. What are you talking about? Beside, Synaptics already made it work except Samsung not satisfied with it so they delay it further.
Anonymous, 16 Mar 2017they need to see how apple will do it. then copy it.Riiiiiiiiiight
kjunio, 15 Mar 2017looks like LG won
likely to be $100 cheaper, soon to be out, and would be even more cheaper... moreI would hope the g6 comes sooner and costs less. It uses less expensive components and ones that are really available.
However unless the reviews show some stellar results in display performance in brightness, contrast, and sunlight as well as power consumption...then there really is not much to justify even the price they are asking.
looks like LG won
likely to be $100 cheaper, soon to be out, and would be even more cheaper by the time samsung GS8 comes out.
The only thing different is that samsung has the better chipset, but its not even a necessary upgrade. Its not a PC war after all.
SpooderPotato, 15 Mar 2017Another failure? You mean another unfair play by Apple who paid the company to make Samsung fa... moreAll TVs from Samsung which I owned were full of defects, weak remote connection, randomly disconnected from WiFi, even reboots or volume commands unresponsive, firmware which is buggy after updates and it cannon be rolled back. If they do such crappy work and software for TVs sold for 2000-3000 dollars why do we expect quality in a phone sold for 500-1000 dollars, all they did it was to make a brand name, aggressively eliminate the competition and create a community of believers who hate other brands thus to advertise for them for free their unfinished shady products.
Gokai Yellow, 14 Mar 2017Another failure from Samsung but Apple always makes it right :)
Another failure? You mean another unfair play by Apple who paid the company to make Samsung fail, so they can win the market with recycled phone again just like the note 7 story?
It's Apple who we have to blame here, not Samsung, not Synaptics, but Apple
Anonymous, 14 Mar 2017Easy to say they got it right when they come out with it years later and just buy and implemen... moreBecause what he said is the reality. No matter how Samsung innovates if the market or the consumers isn't buying it or if it doesn't have a huge impact then it is still nothing (for now). Unlike Apple which reintroducing innovations and getting it right and the market will accept and follow. It has been proven and tested. It doesn't matter what you say to them as long as they are earning and making money, then your opinion is irrelevant. After all, all of the EOMs came for business and for money.
jesse.clark, 14 Mar 2017Apple will make you feel ashamed in September lol, wait for the real dealyeah, around $9999
JMTM, 15 Mar 2017I still remember android users were laughing at iPhone 5S' first fingerprint scanner saying ... morestill remember apple saying 3.5" optimum screen size.No video calls, no multitasking no common bluetooth sharing, saying lcd was better than samoled, maaaaaaaasive bezells yet, still having the paid press calling thier phones premium ,etc etc etc lol. iphone=cashcow = no R and D expenses. A 2003 motorola a1000 had more than apple till Samsung forced them to compete.
Gokai Yellow, 14 Mar 2017Another failure from Samsung but Apple always makes it right :) What has apple actually made right?
JMTM, 15 Mar 2017I still remember android users were laughing at iPhone 5S' first fingerprint scanner saying ... moreyou may have a point but I believe Samsung can make it right this time unless they don't learn from their mistakes...Still love SAMSUNG...
I still remember android users were laughing at iPhone 5S' first fingerprint scanner
saying that is nothing new and many phones have tried such as Moto Atrix and it was
useless... before even using Apple's
And look around now... its hard to find a phone that does not have one
Samsung can put it there if they can... but they will most likely screw up
until Apple or Google gets it right
Duel, 14 Mar 2017Exactly, Apple knows when the tech is ready for primetime. They knew exactly how it need to be... moreI could have sworn that Authentec made the fingerprint scanner and Apple bought it. Just like Authentec made the scanner on the Atrix and the ones on several other phones today. But, I could be wrong.