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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 NEX 3 5G to Come with New Customisable Camera UI: Report

Recently, Vivo sub-brand iQOO had the China launch of its Pro and Pro 5G smartphones bearing Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset and a triple rear camera setup

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Vivo to open E-stores in India to increase its market. Wikimedia Commons
Vivo to open E-stores in India to increase its market. Wikimedia Commons

With Chinese smartphone maker Vivo already confirming that it would launch its new 5G flagship smartphone ‘NEX 3 5G’ on September 16, the company’s general product manager Li Xiang, has now revealed that the device would have a new customisable Camera UI App.

Li posted about the feature on his Weibo account and shared some screenshots of the camera UI. The post says “NEX 3 brings you a new design of custom camera function”, news portal GSMArena reported on Saturday.

In terms of specifications, the device is expected to feature a 64MP primary camera sensor on the back in a triple-camera setup. This is the same sensor that would be used in the Redmi Note 8 Pro that is all set to launch soon.

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The smartphone has 90 per cent screen-to-body ratio.

In addition, the phone is also expected to come with a 44W fast charging support.

The company has also reportedly confirmed that the NEX 3 would have a Waterfall display and also a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

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Recently, Vivo sub-brand iQOO had the China launch of its Pro and Pro 5G smartphones bearing Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset and a triple rear camera setup. (IANS)