Tag Archive: Sensor


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.

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Oval 2.0 is a smart sensor that can monitor any object/area around the house

Oval 2.0 is a tiny sensor with “magic” capabilities. You simply have to attach it to an object or area around the house to be able to track it.

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Moto Z3 Play CAD renders reveal side-mounted fingerprint sensor, no 3.5mm jack

Motorola’s upcoming mid-range Moto Z3 Play shows up, and there’s no headphone jack in sight.

We got a good look at the upcoming Moto G6 series last week, and early CAD renders based on factory schematics give us a first look at the Moto Z3 Play. Coming by way of OnLeaks and KillerFeatures, the Moto Z3 Play is slated to offer an 18:9 panel at the front with the Motorla logo emblazoned on the chin.

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The Porsche Design Mate RS is a Huawei P20 Pro with an in-display fingerprint sensor and a $2000 price tag

More phone than you need.

As Huawei is wont to do, alongside the beautiful overkill of the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro, the company unveiled the latest in its collaboration with Porsche Design, the Mate RS.

The phone, which costs starts at €1550 (around $ 2000 USD) depending on the storage size, is basically a smaller, squatter P20 Pro with a few niceties that somewhat (ok, maybe not) justify its higher price tag: an in-display fingerprint sensor  [Read More…]

Samsung reported to skip in-display fingerprint sensor on Galaxy Note 9

Current in-display sensors “cannot meet Samsung’s technical requirements.”

During CES this past January, one of the phones that grabbed our attention the most was the Vivo X20 Plus UD – primarily because of its in-display fingerprint sensor. This technology was later seen on the Vivo Apex during MWC in February, and we’re anticipating more and more OEMs will adopt this new tech as we go about 2018 – one of which being Samsung.

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Samsung reportedly drops plans for an in-display fingerprint sensor with the Note 9

One of the biggest complaints about the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 is the placement of the fingerprint sensor. Samsung pushed the boundaries of design with the Galaxy S8 and by doing so naturally had to move the fingerprint sensor that typically sat on the home button. The next step for the fingerprint sensor was […]

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Vivo X20 Plus launches with in-display fingerprint sensor and I want one

It’s 2018 and you can buy a phone with a fingerprint sensor underneath the display.

We saw a lot of crazy tech at this year’s CES, and while I wasn’t personally in Vegas to check out everything first-hand, one of the products that caught my attention the most was the Vivo X20 Plus – or, as it’s more commonly known, the first phone with a fingerprint sensor underneath its display.

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Vivo X20 Plus with in-display fingerprint sensor launching this week

The first phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor is launching in China later this week.

Vivo showed off its first phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor earlier this month, and the company is now ready to put the device into production. The phone of choice is the X20 Plus, which made its debut last September. The phone is now being retrofitted with Synaptics in-display sensor, which is located near the bottom of the display.

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Here’s an easy fix for Google Pixel 2 fingerprint sensor issues

When a convenience turns into a concern, we get mad.

The Google Pixel 2‘s fingerprint sensor is in a perfect place to effortlessly use. But what happens when you put your finger there and it just … doesn’t work? After a few attempts of the sensor not recognizing your fingerprint, the software actually fails out and requires you to enter your passcode to get past the lock screen or password to enter a secure app. That’s not fun —  [Read More…]