World’s most famous brand Samsung will drop physical keys from the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8. According to David Ruddock, Samsung will replace capacitive keys with software navigation keys. This is amazing feature software navigation keys will come with 3D-touch like functionality.
A physical home button and two capacitive keys on either side has been a trademark for Samsung phones. Ruddock also confirm the soft keys that will be pressure sensitive can be configurable/customizable, as well. As Samsung Company will do away with the home button and capacitive keys, the Galaxy S8 will sport a tiny bottom bezel. The Galaxy S8 is also expected to sport the fingerprint sensor at the back and Samsung is doing away with the home button at the front.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Feature Navigation Physical Buttons, may get S Pen
However, exact placement of the Fingerprint Sensor is not known. According to online sources, Galaxy S8 might be the first smartphone to feature optical fingerprint recognition technology so that the fingerprint sensor could be embedded inside the display itself instead of placing it under the home button.