The Samsung Galaxy S11 (opens in new tab) could come with an remarkable feature that will let you measure everything from how dehydrated your are to how much sugar is in a McDonald's Apple Pie, which should make living a healthy lifestyle easier than ever.
Dutch outlet Let'sGoDigital uncovered (opens in new tab) a patent Samsung recently filed for a smartphone with a spectrometer baked in – a magical sensor that uses light trickery to determine the elements present in a chemical and the specific quantity of each.
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It's this technique that allows the sensor to determine water content through skin and the nutritional value of food. In fact, it's so intricate, it can dig as deep as breaking down the individual nutrients that make it up, such as carbohydrates and fats.
The Samsung Galaxy S11 wouldn't be the first the smartphone to ship with a spectrometer, if it indeed does. That accolade went to the Changhong H2, which was showcased at CES 2017 and later launched in both China and the United States.
Spectrometer aside, Samsung's next flagship smartphone is rumoured to ship with (opens in new tab) a colossal 108MP rear-facing camera with a five-times optical zoom. It's also tipped to ship with a sliding screen (opens in new tab) and may even be the company's first buttonless device (opens in new tab).
Whatever the case, Samsung is expected to announce the Samsung Galaxy S11 in February 2020 ahead of MWC 2020.
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