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Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro has a fingerprint sensor

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 The Xiaomi Redmi 3 proved to be simply the best affordable smartphone on the market in 2015. It received an Editors Choice award from Android Authority and rocked a solid 8.5 score in our official review, with the mediocre camera really being the only thing to pull the device’s score down. With the Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro looming, we ... Read More »

Forget fingerprint scanners, Samsung wants to use your veins to identify you

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 U.S. patent and Trademark Office That’s right, Samsung has patented a smartwatch-based vein-scanning technology that would be used as a contactless alternative to fingerprint scanners for biometric security on wearables. We haven’t even seen an iris scanner implemented in a commercial mobile device yet, but Samsung is already looking to the future for its next-gen biometric security inspiration. Samsung’s ... Read More »

No fingerprint sensor for the US Xperia Z5 or Z5 Compact

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0  The US versions of the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact, which will be officially launched in the US next month, will not feature a fingerprint sensor. The sensor, located conveniently in an elongated power button on the side of the phone, was one of the unique selling points for the new Xperias. But it won’t be in America.   ... Read More »

Motorola’s 2016 line-up: Fingerprint sensors for all, phones 5 inches

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0     Update (1/14): It was originally reported that Chen Xudong, SVP of Lenovo, said in an interview that all Moto-branded devices launched in 2016 would come to market with embedded fingerprint sensors. However, thanks to a recent statement sent to Android Authority from Motorola, we now have some clarification regarding the original comments: Xudong was referring to products specific to the China market. ... Read More »