Underscreen fingerprint scanner wasn’t ready in time for Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first Galaxy device to come without a home button on the front in the history of S-series smartphones. This might look like a big step for Samsung, but the Korean company actually wanted to go even bolder – the Galaxy S8 had to use the fingerprint technology that puts the scanner under the glass and lets you unlock the phone by placing a finger on the screen.

Artistic render of the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 is about to have a big display with an 18,5:9 ratio and the Korean giant knew the front-mounted home button had to go. It decided to…