Vivo Doubles Down on In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics With New Device

21 March, 2018, 04:33 | Author: Darrell Baldwin
  • Vivo Doubles Down on In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics With New Device

Mere hours after Oppo unveiled the R15 duo, vivo followed suit and announced its top-tier vivo X21 smartphone.

At present, the phone has only been launched in China and there's no clarity yet on its global launch date. The latter one comes with the under screen fingerprint sensor which the former lacks. All four devices are following a controversial design trend started by Apple around six months ago, which strongly suggests the next flagship from BBK's third sub-brand will also embrace the notch.

Coming so soon after the X20 Plus UD, the Vivo X21 isn't a complete redesign, but does offer some substantial upgrades over the previous device.

While the standard variant of the Vivo X21 will be available for purchase from March 24, the in-display fingerprint sensor variant will go on sale from March 28. In its notch sits a 12MP selfie shooter behind f/2.0 lens accompanied by an IR fill light, so it can do fast Face Wake 2.0 with 3D mapping. It will be powered by a 2.2GHz Qualcomm's Snapdragon 660 processor, paired with 6GB RAM. As per the listing, Vivo V9 will feature a 6.3-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels.

There's also another dual camera setup on the back which consists of 12MP and 5MP sensors.




Apart from the under display fingerprint sensor on the X21 UD, there are not other changes between the two variants of the Vivo X21 smartphones. The available storage options are 64GB and 128GB.

This dual-SIM smartphone comes laden with Android 8.1 Oreo-based Funtouch OS 4 on top.

Under the hood, the device comes powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon AIE Mobile Platform with enhanced AI functionality.

Vivo has also added a dedicated AK4376A Hi-Fi audio chip to deliver good audio quality. Alongside the AR features, the front camera is also tipped to come with options like - like Slow-mo, live photo, Portrait Bokeh Mode, and Smart Motion. Rs 29,800) for the 6GB/64GB variant and 3198 Yuan (approx.

Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, Beidou, USB OTG, GPS /A-GPS among others.

Recommended:



Popular

Volusia-Flagler sees rain Monday, may get rough weather early Tuesday
The Haralson County School District said schools would be closed Tuesday due to storm damage "throughout our community". Highs are predicted in the lower 50s, and wind gusts as strong as 30 miles per hour are likely, along with rain.

First Lawsuit Filed After Miami Bridge Collapse
Morgan said that since the collapse, he has heard of a voicemail in which someone reported seeing a crack in the bridge. The transcription is below and audio is available HERE: "Hey Tom, this is Denney Pate with FIGG bridge engineers ".

Israeli Jets Pound Hamas Positions in Gaza After Bomb Explodes on Border
Fadel's five-day permit, which began on Sunday, allowed him to enter Jerusalem in order to look for work, the Shin Bet said . The wounded security guard was rushed to Hadassah hospital on Mount Scopus by the Magen David Adom emergency services.

New shocking game mode being added to 'Fornite: Battle Royale'
Once you've selected that you're a player, you'll be instructed to put in your credentials for the account on which you now play. If you are attempting to sign up for Fornite Mobile , or sign in on PSN, XBox or mobile, you probably will not be successful.

Russia expels 23 British diplomats as stand-off intensifies
Two days later Lavrov's deputy Sergei Ryabkov says Moscow never had any programmes to develop the Novichok nerve agent. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was giving the 23 British diplomats one week to leave the country.

One winning Powerball ticket worth $456M sold in Pa.
If the victor decides to take the cash lump sum option, they will receive about $273.9 million, Powerball officials said. The exact location of where the winning ticket was sold has not been released as of yet.

South Korea gears up for summit, report shows North Korea testing reactor
Wallstrom earlier said Sweden hopes "we can use our role and also our contacts" to facilitate U.S. The ministry said the talks will also focus on those consular responsibilities.

Ireland seal third Six Nations grand slam
The second half was an huge power struggle, as England tried and tried and tried again to get an advantage over the Irish squad. As Brown and Jonny May attempted to tackle Stockdale just before the tryline, the ball came off the Irishman's knee.

India's growth to touch 7.3% next fiscal, 7.5% in FY20
India's ranking has already improved form 130 in 2017 to 100 in 2018 on the index. World Bank foresees a growth higher than 7.5 percent.

Tottenham boss Pochettino hails 'fantastic' FA Cup win
Swansea will be without suspended top scorer Jordan Ayew while his brother Andre is cup-tied. They have now scored seven goals since he hobbled off early on the south coast last week.