6 Smartphones With in Display Fingerprint Scanner

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OEMs have been caught in the in display fingerprint scanner frenzy the devices are being churned out. We can forgive Samsung for not making this list (yet) as the technological feature is new to smartphones and a little bit slow (fast enough for me though).

Before they saturate the market or overthrown by another feature (foldable phones are coming too, remember), let us take a good look at smartphones with the in-display fingerprint reader feature.

Vivo NEX S

vivo nex s

The Vivo NEX S is a beautiful smartphone with pop up camera made to withstand a brutal beating. The 6.59-inch smartphone is also among devices topping the smartphones with the highest screen to body ratio charts. Having an AMOLED screen, the 4G device is one of the few devices that have an in display fingerprint scanner.

LaunchedJune 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual Nano-SIM, dual standby
OSAndroid 8.1 (Funtouch OS 4)
Display6.59″ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Rear Camera12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Front CameraPop-up 8 MP, f/2.0
RAM8 GB of RAM
Storage128 GB of Storage or 256 GB of Storage
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
SecurityUnder display Fingerprint ID
PriceAround $800

 

Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS

HUAWEI MATE RS 2

An exquisite phone with exquisite features that is what the Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS is. Priced at about 1600 EUR, one should not be surprised that this device has an in display fingerprint scanner and another one is rear mounted. Spotting triple camera with 68 MP combined power, every bit of the phone from its name to its design screams premium. The selfie camera is a powerful 24 MP single shooter. The 6 inch device also has 6 GB of RAM space Kirin 970 processor.

LaunchedApril 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
OSAndroid 8.1 (EMUI 8.1)
Display6 inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Rear Camera40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm, 1/1.7″, OIS, PDAF/Laser AF
20 MP B/W, f/1.6, 27mm, 1/2.7″, OIS, PDAF/Laser AF
8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm, 1/4″, 3x optical zoom, OIS, PDAF/Laser AF, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Front Camera24 MP, AF, f/2.0
RAM6 GB of RAM
Storage128 GB of Storage or 256 GB of Storage
Processor Name / TechnologyHisilicon Kirin 970
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
SecurityUnder Display Fingerprint ID
PriceAround $1800

 

Vivo X21

Vivo X21

Vivo is set to dominate the in-display fingerprint scanner market as they bring another device with In display scanner, the Vivo X21. The 6.28-inch notched device runs on Android 8.1 and has 85.2 screen to body ratio. It runs AI smart Android 8.1 under the Funtouch OS skin and a Qualcomm processor.

LaunchedMarch 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMHybrid Dual SIM Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
OSAndroid 8.1 (Funtouch OS)
Display6.28″ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Rear Camera12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor with LED Flash
Front Camera12 MP, f/2.0
RAM6 GB of RAM
Storage64 GB or 128 GB expandable up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery
SecurityUnder display Fingerprint ID
PriceAround $520

 

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

xiaomi mi 8 explorer

The Mi 8 Explorer Edition is the Xiaomi Flagship phone for 2018, and the 6.21 inch device comes with 3D face unlocking mechanism and also the in display fingerprint scanner. The smartphone uses Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and the AMOLED screen panel that supports the in display scanner. Its design features a sticker that makes it looks transparent.

LaunchedJuly 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
OSAndroid 8.1 (MIUI)
Display6.21 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Rear Camera12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF
12 MP, f/2.4, 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom Daul LED Flash
Front Camera20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
RAM8 GB of RAM
Storage128 GB of Storage expandable
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
SecurityUnder Display Fingerprint ID
PriceAround $600

 

Vivo X20 Plus UD

Vivo X20 Plus UD

Vivo X20 Plus UD is actually the first device to feature the in display fingerprint scanner. Standing at 6.43 inch, the device released in January uses Snapdragon 660 and has 4 GB of RAM space and 128 GB of storage space. There is also a dual 12 MP + 5 MP rear camera and a 12 MP selfie Camera.

LaunchedJanuary 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
OSAndroid 8.1
Display6.43 Inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Rear Camera12 MP, f/1.8, AF
5 MP, depth sensor with LED Fash
Front Camera12 MP, f/2.0
RAM4 GB of RAM
Storage128 GB of Storage space. microSD expansion, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3900 mAh battery
SecurityUnder display Fingerprint ID
PriceAround $650

 

Vivo APEX

Vivo APEX

The Vivo Apex smartphone features half screen fingerprint sensor which is an exciting feature as many other in display sensors are quite small. The smartphone doesn’t lack in RAM space also as there is a massive 6 GB RAM chip and also 128 GB ROM space. The device is powered by a Snapdragon processor and it also features the beatiful pop up selfie camera

LaunchedMarch 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)
Display6 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Rear Camera24MP + 8MP Dual Rear Camera with LED flash
Front Camera8 MP
RAM6 GB of RAM
Storage128 GB of Storage Space expandable to 256 GB
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
SecurityUnder display Fingerprint ID
PriceNo information available.

 

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