Vivo X20 Plus UD with in-display fingerprint sensor to launch on January 25

first_imgChinese smartphone brand Vivo made headlines at CES 2018 earlier this month when it unveiled the first ready-to-produce smartphone to sport an in-display fingerprint sensor developed by Synaptics. During the unveiling, Vivo did not provide a name for the smartphone or a launch date. A few days ago, the phone arrived on TENAA with the name X20 Plus UD and we now understand that the smartphone could be launched on January 25 at a price of CNY 3,998 (approx Rs. 39,800).The launch date and pricing of the Vivo X20 Plus UD were provided by Zyad Atef on Twitter. As nothing is confirmed as of now, it is best to take this with a grain of salt. As the name suggests, the X20 Plus UD will be pretty much similar to the X20 Plus that was launched back in September. The biggest difference, of course, will be the fingerprint sensor. While it was previously seen on the back of the X20 Plus, the sensor will now be hiding under the display on the front with the X20 Plus UD. This keeps the rear panel clean with just the logo and a dual rear camera setup.While Vivo did showcase a smartphone with an under display fingerprint sensor provided by Qualcomm at MWC last year, the company found that it wasn’t as responsive as it would have liked it to be. Thanks to Synaptics’ optical in-display fingerprint sensors, called Clear ID, Vivo is now the first brand to ship the much-expected technology. Under display fingerprint sensor is expected to go mainstream this year as manufacturers launch more and more bezel-less smartphones.advertisementALSO READ: Vivo unveils world’s first commercial smartphone with in-display fingerprint sensor at CES 2018Apart from the under display fingerprint sensor, the X20 Plus UD is expected to be pretty much similar to the X20 Plus. It will likely sport a 6.3-inch AMOLED display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It may be powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor along with 4GB of RAM. As the X20 Plus was never brought to the Indian market, it is still uncertain whether the X20 Plus UD will make it to the country.<br />last_img read more