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For months last year, the iPhone X was rumored to have a fingerprint sensor under the display thanks to new screen technology that would allow Apple to increase the screen size of the iPhone by killing top and bottom bezels. It turned out that Apple did remove the home button and nearly the entire top bezel, but it chose not to integrate a Touch ID sensor into the many layers of the iPhone X's screen.

Samsung wasn’t able to pull it off either, and the first Galaxy device featuring a fingerprint sensor is expected to drop only in the second half of 2018.

But the first smartphone in the world to launch with a fingerprint sensor under the screen is coming soon, and a video shows us a near-final prototype in action.

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