KGI Securities believes that the new ultrasound fingerprint scanners Qualcomm will appear in smartphones soon
During the event, Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017, Qualcomm introduced the fingerprint sensor of new generation, which allows to recognize finger prints through a display, glass and metal.
It can be assumed that this sensor will be used in the smartphone iPhone 8, but KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (Ming-Chi Kuo) said that the new scanners appear on the market soon.
The analyst said that Qualcomm still faces a number of technical problems. In particular, we are talking about the speed of recognition and the quality of the sensors using different materials.
In addition, he believes that the producers won’t rush the mastering of the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, the users themselves do not have anything against traditional scanners, located on the rear panel or under the Home button.
The prototype, shown Vivo, has no terms of release, which is also noticed Ming-Chi Kuo.