Top Best (Under) In-display Fingerprint Sensor Phones and Prices

As a means of authentications measures, biometric enhancements, it is no longer news that technology is a never-ending game of innovation. Recall, when we had to tap pin to unlock our mobile phones?

Well, security measures has moved way ahead to the Fingerprint sensors era and it has increasingly gone wide, the technological innovations is fostering day by day. Surprisingly, for the past few years, Fingerprint sensor placement has changed a lot and we can boasts of it acceptance from users experience.

Starting from the front-mounted fingerprint sensor, down to the back-rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, side-fingerprint sensor and right now, we have the in-display fingerprint sensor scanner. Which is built right into the display!

Of course, VIVO on screen fingerprint phone, they were the first Chinese company to launch an in-display fingerprint sensor phone. Which was only news to us but when the commercial Vivo X20 Plus UD phone took the world by storm.

How does the in-display fingerprint sensor works

You might be wondering, in display fingerprint sensor how it works? Well, an in-display fingerprint sensor captures the reflected light of the fingerprint through the OLED pixels. And it uses an optical fingerprint sensor to capture the fingerprint data; it is embedded under the phone’s screen.

On touching or pressing the phone’s screen, the display lights up to illuminate the fingerprint. Automatically, the sensor captures a high-res scan of your fingerprint through the light reflected from the gaps between the pixels.

Also Read: Best Android Smartphones with Fingerprint Scanner under N30k

Best In-display Fingerprint Sensor Phones

The in-display fingerprint sensor technology is also known as in screen fingerprint. They are quite expensive but the latest Lenovo Z5 Pro seems to be cheapest ever with sliding mechanisms. Lets take a quick look at under display fingerprint sensor phones:

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is much more of high-end specs and features. It looks much like the iPhone X device, with notched display at the up front. The Mi 8 Pro is definitely a more preferable device than the Apple’s iPhone X.

The main difference between the Mi 8 and the Mi 8 Pro is the addition of an in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone comes with an aluminum frame surrounds the back and front glass design, which offers a more premium feature. The phone also boasts of 83.8% screen-to-body ratio.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro Specs

*. Display: 6.21-inch, 1080 x 2248 OLED display
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor
*. RAM: 6GB or 8GB
*. Storage: 128GB of storage
*. Camera: Dual 12-megapixel rear-facing cameras and a 20-megapixel front-facing camera
*. Face unlock: YES
*. OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MUI 10
*. SIM: Dual SIM (nano)
*. GPU: Adreno 630
*. Fingerprint: YES (in-display fingerprint)
*. Sensors: Infrared face recognition, Fingerprint (under display), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, Compass
*. Battery: 3000mAh battery capacity
*. Price: $499 – $689.99

Meizu 16X

At first, the in-scree fingerprint sensor were left for high-end and premium Smartphone but the Meizu 16X is a mid-range Smartphone with under glass fingerprint sensor and it is really cheap and affordable.

The Meizu 16X Smartphone packs slimmer bezels on the top and bottom, realistic screen display, high-end and in-depth color contrast. The Chinese latest phone might entice you a little bit.

Meizu 16X Smartphone

Meizu 16X Specs

*. Display: 6-inch AMOLED screen display with 402ppi pixel density
*. Screen resolution: 2160 × 1080 pixel
*. Colors: Jet Black, Noble Gold, and Ru White
*. Cameras:
– Back: 12megapixels IMX380 + 20-megapixels with six-LED ring LED flash
– Front: 20-megapixels camera lens with f/2.0 aperture
*. Network and connectivity: 2G, 3G, 4G, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack, and USB Type-C port.
*. Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
*. Processor: Dual processor of 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs
*. GPU: Adreno 616
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Storage: 64GB and 128GB with expandable micro SD card slot
*. OS: Android 8.1 Oreo based on Flyme OS
*. SIM: Dual SIM
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (in-display)
*. Battery: 3100mAh battery capacity
*. Price:
– 6GB RAM + 64GB storage price is $306 / N112,000
– 6GB RAM + 64GB storage price is $350 / N128,000

Also read: Top 6 Android Smartphone with Side-fingerprint sensor

Vivo V11 Pro

Here is another mid-range Smartphone with on-screen display fingerprint sensor scanner, Vivo V11 Pro packs some dignified specs and features. However, one of them is the availability of in-display fingerprint sensor.

The V11 Pro is also known as V11 in design, specs and features. Powered by a Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, coupled with an AI engine, an Adreno 512 GPU.

Vivo V11 Pro

Vivo V11 Pro Specs

*. 6.41-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED notched screen display in a 19.5:9 aspect ratio
*. Screen resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
*. OS: FunTouch OS 4.5 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo
*. Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
*. GPU: Adreno 512
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Camera:
– Back: Dual camera of 12-megapixel sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor
– Front: 25-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture
*. Storage: 64GB of inbuilt storage expandable up to 256GB via microSD card
*. Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG, and a 3.5mm headphone jack
*. Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Electronic compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor
*. Dimension: 157.91 x 75.08 x 7.9mm
*. Weight: 156 grams
*. Battery: 3400mAh battery with Dual-Engine fast charging of 18W
*. Price: Rs 25,990 / $362 / N131,000

Vivo V11

The phone arrives with a 6.41-inch Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a 1080pixels, for high-quality resolution. The Vivo V11 boasts of a 91.27% screen-to-body-ratio, but still allows a simple bezels at the bottom edge and a chin.

Comes with a reputable colors options, there is the gradients and patterned finishing – Starry Night and Nebula Fusion. Recall that in-glass fingerprint sensor is the company trademark.

vivo v11

Vivo V11 Specs

*. Display: 6.41-inch Super AMOLED display with 19.5:9 and a 1080pixels
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Storage: 128GB of storage
*. Camera:
– Front: 25-megapixel f/2.0 selfie camera
– Back: dual camera of 12MP and 5MP secondary sensor
*. OS: Funtouch OS 4.5 atop Android 8.1
*. Sensor: Fingerprint sensor, Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor and Accelerometer.
*. Network and connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 5.0
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset running up to 2.2GHz Octa-core processor
*. GPU: Adreno 512
*. Dimension: 157.9 x 75 x 7.9mm
*. Weights: 156 grams
*. Battery: 3400mAh battery with 18W quick-charging support
*. Price: Rs. 30,600 / N155,000

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Oppo R17 Pro

But wait, the Oppo R17 Pro is a premium Smartphone with 8GB RAM and under-glass fingerprint sensor scanner. Oppo R17 Pro comes with SuperVOOC, triple camera and in-display fingerprint sensor.

The Oppo R17 Pro comes with the latest specifications and features, it is a substantial and high profile Android powered Smartphone. And yes, the device also arrives with the top v-shaped notch, which is worth looking at!

Oppo R17 Pro smartphone

Oppo R17 Pro Specs

*. Display: 6.4″ AMOLED Full-HD+ display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6
*. OS: Android 8.1 Oreo based on ColorOS 5.1
*. Network and connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and NFC support
*. Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient light, and a Proximity sensor
*. Camera:
– Front: 25MP selfie snapper, with f/2.0 aperture
– Back: Tri-camera of 12-megapixel sensor, 20-megapixel sensor and a TOF 3D stereo camera
*. RAM: 8GB
*. Storage: 128GB in-built storage
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset coupled with 2.2GHz Octa-core
*. Dimension: 157.6×74.6×7.9 mm
*. Weights: 183 grams
*. Battery: 3700mAh battery capacity with SuperVOOC fast charging
*. Price: $625 / N230,000

Huawei Mate RS Porsche

The new mobile phone arrives with a 6’-inch OLED 2K 2880 x 1440 panel in slim, smooth curved design and the screen corners are rounded, giving you an immersive glossy back finish look into the screen when holding the Smartphone.

With a double-sided glass body and back metallic design, the Huawei Mate RS Porsche is indeed a beautiful premium Android Smartphone. The Smartphone comes in black while in mainland China, you can get it in red.

Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS (Race Sport)

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Specs

*. Dimension: 72.5 mm x 152.9 mm x 8.5 mm
*. Weight: 183 g
*. Display: 6.0″ HUAWEI FullView Display 18:9 OLED Display
*. Screen Resolution: 2880 x 1440 pixels, 538 ppi
*. Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 970 Octa-core CPU (4 x Cortex A73 2.36 GHz + 4 x Cortex A53 1.8 GHz) + i7 co-processor, Mali-G72 MP12 GPU
*. OS: Android 8.1 with EMUI 8.1 on top
*. RAM: 6 GB RAM
*. Storage: 256 GB ROM
*. Connectivity: Dual SIM, GPS / Glonass / BDS , Wi-Fi 2.4G / 5G, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with Wi-Fi Direct support, BT4.2, support BLE, support aptX / aptX HD, LDAC HD and HWA Audio, USB Type C, DisplayPort 1.2, NFC
*. Sensor: In-screen Fingerprint Sensor, Rear Fingerprint Sensor, G-Sensor, Gyroscope sensor, Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity sensor, Hall sensor, Barometer, Infrared remote control
*. Rated IP67: Yes
*. Camera:
– Main camera: Leica Triple Camera: 40 MP (RGB, f/1.8 aperture) + 20 MP (Monochrome, f/1.6 aperture) + 8 MP (Telephoto, f/2.4 aperture)
– Front camera: 24 MP FF, f/2.0
*. Battery: 4000mAh capacity
*. Price: 256GB version ($2100) while the 512GB version ($2600)

Honor Magic 2

If you are looking for a beauty all-screen phone with under-glass fingerprint sensor, you can easily checkout the newly launched Honor Magic 2. It comes with 100% notch-less and bezel-less Android Smartphone with a retro sliding screen.

The sliding design, is the most substantial feature here, with the 6.39-inch AMOLED display and it boasts of 100% screen-to-body ratio and in-display fingerprint sensor, for easy biometric security.

Honor Magic 2

Honor Magic 2 Specs

*. Display: 6.39-inch AMOLED display with a 1080 x 2340 pixels
*. Processor: 2.6GHz octacore Kirin 980 processor
*. RAM: 6GB or 8GB
*. 3D Face Unlock: YES
*. IPX2 rating for dustproof and splash-proof
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (in-display)
*. Storage: 128GB or 256GB onboard storage
*. Dimension: 157.32 x 75.13 x 8.3mm
*. Weight: 206 grams
*. OS: Magic UI 2.0 based on Android 9.0 Pie.
*. Network and connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port
*. Cameras: Dual 24-megapixel and 17mm ultra-wide rear cameras; triple 16-megapixel front camera
*. Battery: 3500mAh battery with fast charging
*. Price: (6GB+128GB) costs $545 while (8GB+256GB) costs $690

Also Read: Top 10 Tecno Phones with Fingerprint Sensor (Scanner)

OnePlus 6T

OnePlus 6T is the company’s second Smartphone in 2018, featuring sophisticated specifications, features and incredible powerful platform with an attractive design at the back and front.

The phone was launched at an event in New York and it is the company’s first Smartphone to arrive with in-display fingerprint sensor scanner. Lets take a look at the OnePlus 6T specs:

OnePlus 6T smartphone

OnePlus 6T
*. Display: 6.41 inches 19.5:9 AMOLED display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
*. Screen resolution: 2340 x 1080 pixels 402 ppi
*. Weight: 6.5 ounces (185 g)
*. Build: Glass
*. Colors: Mirror Black / Midnight Black
*. OS: OxygenOS based on Android 9.0 Pie
*. GPU: Adreno 630
*. Security: In-display Fingerprint Sensor and Face Unlock
*. Network and connectivity: USB 2.0, Type-C, Support standard USB, Type-C Earphone, Dual Nano SIM Slot, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G/5G, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
*. RAM: 6 GB / 8 GB
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (Octa-core, 10nm, up to 2.8 GHz), within AIE
*. Storage: 128 GB / 256 GB
*. Sensors: In-display Fingerprint Sensor, Hall, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, RGB Ambient Light Sensor, Electronic Compass, Sensor Core
*. Battery: 3700 mAh (non-removable) Fast Charging (5V 4A)
*. Price: $549 – $629 that is N197,640 – N226,440

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo was the first Smartphone to be “announced” with 10GB RAM, but the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 follows suite. It arrives with other confidential and premium Smartphone users experience.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is also boasting of massive screen-to-body ratio, all thanks to the sliding mechanism which takes the selfie snapper to a hidden place and it is not powered by any sort of motors.

It is just another Smartphone with in display fingerprint sensors. Lets take a quick look at the specs:

xiaomi mi mix 3

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Specs

*. Display: 6.4-inch AMOLED Full HD+ 1080p panel
*. Colors: Jade Green, Sapphire Blue, and Onyx Black
*. RAM: 6GB / 8GB and 10GB
*. Storage: 128GB and 256GB internal storage
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (rear-mounted)
*. Cameras:
– Back camera: 12MP wide angle + 12MP telephoto
– Front camera: 24MP + 2MP
*. OS: Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10
*. Connectivity: GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB Type-C (no headphone jack here), and a rear fingerprint scanner.
*. Battery: 3,200mAh capacity with Quick Charge 4+
*. Price: 6GB + 128GB storage ($475) while 8GB RAM / 256GB storage ($575) and the 10GB RAM with 256GB storage goes for $720.

Lenovo Z5 Pro

Right now, the cheapest sliding phone with in-display fingerprint is the Lenovo Z5 Pro. The Chinese is the first to combine this two premium and high-end specs into a mid-range device and it was launched in China.

Lenovo Z5 Pro only arrives with mid-range specs. Features a 6.39-inch Full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 panel. With fingerprint sensor built right into the screen display.

Lenovo Z5 Pro

Lenovo Z5 Pro Specs

*. Display: 6.39-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
*. Color: Black
*. Screen resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
*. Fingerprint: YES (in-display)
*. Cameras:
– Back camera: 16mp 1.22um Sony IMX519 + 0.9um 24MP
– Front camera: 8MP IR sensor + 16MP sensor f/2.2 aperture.
*. Network and connectivity: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, dual-SIM (Nano), and USB Type-C.
*. Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC
*. RAM: 6GB
*. GPU: Adreno 616
*. Dimension: 155.12 x 73.04 x 9.3mm
*. Sensors: Ambient light sensor, e-compass, gravity sensor, gyroscope, hall sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor
*. Storage: 64GB and 128GB
*. OS: Android 8.1 Oreo with ZUI 10 on top
*. Battery: 3350mAh battery capacity
*. Price: 64GB ($287 / N103,320) while 128GB ($330 / N118,800)

Oppo R17 Neo

Well, it is popularly known that Japan usually gets the first hand experience on any latest technological innovation but this time around, under screen fingerprint sensor, decided to slip through their hands.

The R17 Neo is the first phone to be launched in Japan with in-display fingerprint sensor. Features a 6.4” AMOLED display with a teardrop notch and 1080p+ resolution, and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset clocked at 1.95GHz Octa-core processor.

Oppo R17 Neo

Oppo R17 Neo

*. Display: 6.4” AMOLED display with a teardrop notch and 1080p+ resolution
*. Network and connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and Bluetooth 5.0
*. Fingerprint: in-display fingerprint sensor
*. Dimension: 158.3 x 75.5 x 7.4mm
*. Weight: 156 grams
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset clocked at 1.95GHz Octa-core processor.
*. RAM: 4GB
*. Storage: 128GB expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card slot
*. OS: ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
*. Colors: Blue and Red gradient models
*. Cameras:
– Back: 16-megapixels sensor + 2-megapixels for in-depth shots
– Front: 25-megapixels selfie shooter
*. Battery: 3600mAh capacity
*. Price: JPY 38,988 / $345 / €305 / N124,200 in Nigeria currency

Oppo R15X

The Oppo R15X comes with the latest trending specifications and features, such as in-display Fingerprint sensor scanner, dual rear camera and v-shaped notch display at the top.

The Oppo R15x arrives with a water-drop notch display, which holds the single front facing selfie snapper. Oppo R15x boasts of 91% screen-to-body ratio, and the screen display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Oppo R15X

Oppo R15x Specs

*. Display: 6.4-inch 19.5:9 AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
*. Screen resolution: 2340 x 1080 pixels
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Fingerprint sensor: Under-glass fingerprint sensor
*. Colors: Nebula and Ice Blue
*. Cameras:
– Back camera: 16-megapixels f/1.7 primary sensor and a secondary 2-megapixels
– Front camera: 25-megapixels with AI-features
*. Network and connectivity: 4G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and others.
*. OS: ColorOS 5.2 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo
*. Processor: Octa-core Snapdragon 660 SoC processor
*. Storage: 128GB internal storage
*. Battery: 3500mAh capacity
*. Price: $360 / N129,600

See also: List of all Itel Fingerprint Phones – Specs and Prices

Other full screen fingerprint sensor Smartphones

They are other good looking and premium Smartphone with the trending in-display fingerprint sensors. They includes;

*. Vivo Nex S
*. Vivo Nex A
*. Oppo K1
*. Vivo Y97
*. Vivo X23
*. Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche
*. Vivo X20 Plus UD
*. Vivo X21 UD

The Vivo X21 and the Xiaomi Mi 8 use Synaptics’ Clear ID sensor for high-resolution fingerprint scanning. The Clear ID sensor, which is a CMOS chip named Clear ID FS9500, is supported only on OLED and AMOLED displays.

We are all aware that Apple is always late to newer development in the Smartphone industry. After all, we all expected the iPhone X to come with this revolutionary tech. Meanwhile, Samsung’s use of the new in-display fingerprint reader has been shifted to the Galaxy S10, which would arrive in time to come.

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