Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has kept us all in the dark regarding the possible announcement of its next generation smartphone devices. If you already don’t know, numerous reliable sites have repeatedly reported that the Redmond based tech giant is secretly working on a new smartphone device, dubbed as the Microsoft Surface Phone, which could be officially announced before the end of the year.
Interestingly, Microsoft has filed for a patent in order to obtain a new fingerprint scanner designed for smartphones, which could potentially be the biggest indicator that the company is set to unveil in its next generation smartphone device. Here is a quick review regarding the latest rumors surrounding the highly anticipated Microsoft Surface Phone.
Reliable reports have confirmed that Microsoft has designed a unique fingerprint scanner incorporated in a transparent sheet, designed for smartphones. Considering how majority of high-end smartphone devices incorporate a fingerprint scanner, it is only logical to assume that Microsoft is about to implement the latest trend in next generation smartphone device.
Also, in order to avoid a repeat of the disaster of its Windows Phone, the tech company needs to ensure that its next generation smartphone devices represent a significant upgrade against its previous generation smartphone devices. Reliable sources are highly confident that the upcoming Surface Phones will introduce high-end features and significant upgrades over their predecessor smartphone devices and a unique fingerprint scanner could potentially be a start.
Even though Microsoft has remained very hushed up about its upcoming projects, credible tech analysts are highly confident that the Redmond based tech giant will introduce a host of new devices during its upcoming events. The company is highly rumored to officially reveal its next generation Surface devices before the end of the year, so there is a chance that we could see the highly rumored Surface Phone along with the Surface Pro 5 and Surface Book 2. Fingers crossed!