Monday , December 18 2017

Hardware

Synaptics announces first in-display fingerprint sensor, launching soon with prominent OEM

Get ready for even better integrated fingerprint sensors, with this breakthrough announcement from Synaptics. The new “Clear ID FS9500” fingerprint sensor is designed for phones with next to no bezels (like the LG V30+ above), and provides fingerprint authentication through the display panel itself. In one sense, Synaptics’ new technology …

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ZTE halts production on its Axon 7 handset, with no replacement yet announced

In an unusual move, it appears that Chinese brand ZTE has stopped making it’s flagship Axon 7 handset, despite not having announced a successor. Announced about this time last year, the Axon 7 received mostly favourable reviews including from us in Duncan’s January review. ZTE’s Axon 7 has been out of …

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