Chinese smartphone vendor vivo announced at CES 2018 to unveil world’s first mobile with in-screen fingerprint sensor. And Recently Vivo has confirmed that the Vivo X20 plus in screen fingerprint sensor variant will finally be launched on 24 January.
Vivo has been working with Synaptics to bring the first phone with under display finger print sensor. Synaptics had earlier claimed that as many as 70 million units of its in-display fingerprint sensors will be available this year. The new sensors are aimed to replace the available fingerprint sensor solutions, enabling fingerprint recognition under layers up to 1.5mm thick, including a screen protector.
Vivo X20 Plus in-screen fingerprint version will be featuring Clear ID 9500 optical under-display fingerprint sensor by Synaptics. The sensor will be placed between the glass panel and the OLED screen. Apart from unlocking the X20 Plus in about 0.6 or 0.7 seconds, the in-display fingerprint scanner can be also used for authenticating payments.
Recent listing on TENAA reveals the mobile’s key specifications, the vivo X20 plus in screen fingerprint version will sport a 6.43 inch OLED display with a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels. It has dimensions of 165.2×80.02×7.35mm and weighs 183.1 grams. The device is powered by 2.2 Ghz Qualcoom Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor, coupled with a 4GB RAM and it will run on Preinstalled Android Nougat 7.1.2 OS.
The vivo X20 plus inscreen variant will come with 12MP+5MP dual rear camera setup, while there is 12MP selfie shooter fixed on the front. Also it comes with 128GB internal storage which is expandable upto 256 GB via a microSD card. This new Vivo X20 plus is boosted by a 3,800 mAh battery, other features such as Bluetooth, USB support, 4G VoLTE are available.
Vivo will host an event on January 24 in Beijing,china to unveil the new device. The vivo X20 plus inscreen fingerprint sensor version will be available in Black Gold, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, and Matte Black colors. And it will go on sale in china for a price tag of CNY 3,998 (approximately Rs. 39,900).