Tag Archive: fingerprint


In-display fingerprint sensors and cold weather could mean problems

It’s all about that false positive acceptance rate.

It’s the time of year in the northern hemisphere where things can go from warm and delightful to chilly and brisk and that means it’s time to hear more about how fingerprint sensors on smartphones are having troubles. It might feel inconvenient, but there is a reason your fingerprint sensor might seem to work a little poorly in cold weather, and this is especially true of in-display fingerprint sensors.  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T officially announced today, coming to T-Mobile with in display fingerprint scanner and no headphone jack

After a last-minute scheduling shuffle, OnePlus has officially announced the OnePlus 6T. If you only check the spec sheet this would look like nothing more than a minor refresh. However, if you check the full picture you’ll see the OnePlus 6T is bringing a lot new to the table.

Big Design Changes

It starts with the most visible change, the teardrop notch. Making this one of the most eye-pleasing notches to be released this year. The next big change to  [Read More…]

Google Smart Display updates, OnePlus 6T fingerprint scanner, and other news worth knowing

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Thursday, October 11th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, OnePlus confirms the 6T will not use an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, Fortnite  [Read More…]

Vivo V11 preview: In-display fingerprint sensor meets the ‘waterdrop’ notch

Vivo’s latest phone comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor and a less frustrating notch experience.

Vivo was the first to roll out a phone with an in-display fingerprint, and the Chinese manufacturer is now bringing the feature to its mid-range V series. The V11 is now official in Thailand and India, and will be heading to other Asian markets shortly. The phone offers considerable upgrades over the V9, which made its debut just six few months ago.  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T retail box reveals in-display fingerprint sensor

The notch is also a lot smaller.

With the OnePlus 6 being one of the best phones the company’s ever released, there’s a lot of hype already starting to build up for the 6T. Most recently, a supposed retail box for the phone leaked and gives us a glimpse at a couple big features to look forward to.

The inside of the box shows an outline for the OnePlus 6T, and on this outline, there’s a fingerprint  [Read More…]

Leagoo’s upcoming S10 offers an in-display fingerprint scanner on the cheap (Promoted)

Leagoo is one of those smaller Chinese OEMs that’s trying to make a name for itself in the smartphone market. The company is preparing to launch a new flagship called the S10.

Leagoo has taken to Indiegogo to fund the production of this device which it calls the world’s most affordable phone with an in-display fingerprint scanner.

Aesthetically the S10 has taken design cues from the iPhone X on the front. While the back is obviously inspired by the  [Read More…]

OneDrive for Android now sports fingerprint authentication to lock your files

Now you can use biometrics to keep your OneDrive files a little more secure.

Microsoft is bolstering OneDrive’s security prowess on Android with the adoption of fingerprint authentication for locking down your files. The feature is now rolling out to everyone alongside a new grid view for photos (via MSPU).

Fingerprint authentication comes in addition to the PIN protection already offered by OneDrive. And as security features go, your fingerprint is the much more secure option. If  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10 may drop iris scanner in favor of in-display fingerprint reader

At some point early next year, Samsung is probably going to launch the Galaxy S10. The rumor mill hasn’t really ramped up the discussion on what Samsung may launch in 2019, but it looks like we may be getting our feet wet.

According to a report from the Korean news outlet The Bell, Samsung is working on the Galaxy S10, and it may nof include an iris scanning feature. Instead, Samsung may be planning to use an in-display fingerprint reader that  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor and transparent back

The Mi 8 Explorer Edition is loaded with innovative tech, but you won’t be able to buy one.

Alongside the launch of the standard Mi 8, Xiaomi unveiled a limited edition model that offers plenty to be excited about. The Mi 8 Explorer Edition shares the same design as the standard model — it basically looks a lot like the iPhone X — but Xiaomi is rolling out an in-display fingerprint sensor, much like the Vivo X21.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 will be unveiled on May 31 with in-display fingerprint sensor

Xiaomi’s next flagship will launch at the end of the month with an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Xiaomi usually launches a phone in its flagship Mi series in February, but this year it eschewed the Mi 7 in favor of an upgraded variant of the Mi Mix 2 dubbed the Mi Mix 2S. It now looks like the company is instead set to unveil the Mi 8 at the end of the month in China.

According to  [Read More…]