Mid-range smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensors could become standard soon


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Despite being largely unknown in the Western Hemisphere, China-based smartphone vendor Vivo made quite a splash at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas back in January by unveiling the world’s first handset with in-display fingerprint recognition technology.

The “invisible” biometric sensor gradually started to show up on more and more Vivo models, as well as devices from Huawei, Xiaomi, and most recently Meizu, but this is obviously still not what we’d call a mainstream smartphone feature.

According to a research and consulting firm, the technology that continues ...