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Vivo Launches X21 Smartphone With In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo is set to launch a smartphone with in-display fingerprint sensor on May 29

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Chinese smartphone maker Vivo is set to launch a smartphone with in-display fingerprint sensor on May 29.

The device will be priced under Rs 40,000 and could be called “X21”, industry sources told IANS on Friday.

The device with the industry’s first in-display fingerprint scanning technology was “X20 Plus UD” and was unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2018 (CES) in January.

“The first smartphone to feature the in-display fingerprint technology will be announced in the first half of 2018,” the company had said in a statement.

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“With our efforts in extensive consumer research and long-term R&D investment, Vivo is well positioned to pioneer the development of fingerprint scanning technology,” Alex Feng, Senior Vice President, Vivo, had said earlier.

“Today’s showcase of a ready-to-produce in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone with an optical fingerprint sensor is a step forward in bringing consumers this futuristic mobile experience. We are very excited to make it available to consumers soon,” Feng added.

Synaptics — the company responsible for handling the touch input on millions of laptop trackpads and smartphone screens — announced in December 2017 that it has started mass production with its first optical in-display fingerprint sensors. (IANS)

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Vivo V9 Sapphire Blue Colour Variant Launched in India

The variant will be available for purchase from retail stores from May 18, the company said in a statement

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Vivo V9 Sapphire Blue Colour Variant Launched in India.
Vivo V9 Sapphire Blue Colour Variant Launched in India. (IANS)

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Thursday introduced its latest flagship Vivo V9 in a sapphire blue colour variant for Rs 22,990.

The variant will be available for purchase from retail stores from May 18, the company said in a statement.

“The new variant presents our consumers with a smartphone that not only matches-up to their daily usage demands, but also their style quotient,” said Kenny Zeng, Chief Marketing Officer, Vivo India.

Vivo V9 that comes with a 19:9 “Full View” display, 24MP selfie camera with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and “Game Mode” was launched in India in March.

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The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, fuelled by a 3,260 mAh battery.

The handset has earlier been available in champagne gold, and pearl black colours.

The sapphire blue variant will also be available online on Amazon and Vivo E-store from May 21. (IANS)

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