IntelligentScan: Samsung Galaxy S9 may use a combination of iris and face scanning

January 29th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Samsung‘s upcoming flagships – the Galaxy S9 and S9+ – may feature a new, IntelligentScan feature for unlocking the phone. Spotted in the South Korean company’s Settings app, the description for the feature says it utilizes “iris scanner and face recognition together for better results even in low or very bright light.”

Here’s a small video guide for the functionality:

Details are scarce at the moment, so questions like how will the feature work if the user isn’t looking directly at the iris scanner remain unanswered (although, logically, facial scanning should take precedence in…

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