• In-Display Fingerprint Readers Gaining Traction In 2018: Report

    9 days ago - By Android Headlines

    In-display fingerprint readers have been steadily gaining traction in the mobile industry over the course of this year, with their total 2018 shipments now being expected to hit 42 million units, as indicated by the latest market data collected by analytics firm Sigmaintell. Though smartphones aren't the only product category to be embracing the new technology, they're likely to be its main growth generator for the foreseeable future, especially starting from 2019 when a number of mainstream devices equipped with such solutions are expected to launch on a global level, the same report...
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  • Shipments of in-display fingerprint scanners rise, to reach 100M in 2019

    Shipments of in-display fingerprint scanners rise, to reach 100M in 2019

    9 days ago - By GSMArena

    The front-mounted fingerprint scanner is being phased out as bezels keep shrinking. The trend led to the implementation of under-display fingerprint scanners, first introduced by vivo X20 Plus UD, later followed by the X21 UD, Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer, and a few other manufacturers.
    According to numbers from Sigmaintell, reported by Digitimes, shipments of in-display scanners will reach 42 million by the end of 2018, while in 2019 the amount will reach 100 million.
    The new type of technology comes either with an optical scanner or an ultrasonic scanner. For example, vivo uses the...
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  • Mid-range smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensors could become standard soon

    Mid-range smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensors could become standard soon

    9 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Despite being largely unknown in the Western Hemisphere, China-based smartphone vendor Vivo made quite a splash at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas back in January by unveiling the world's first handset with in-display fingerprint recognition technology.
    The “invisible” biometric sensor gradually started to show up on more and more Vivo models, as well as devices from Huawei, Xiaomi, and most recently Meizu, but this is obviously still not what we'd call a mainstream smartphone feature.
    According to a research and consulting firm, the technology that continues ...
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  • In-display fingerprint scanner shipments on the rise

    9 days ago - By Pocketnow

    100 million units to be shipped in 2019, as in-display fingerprint scanners will become a standard next year for mid-to-high-end smartphones.
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