Samsung and Apple attempting to integrate fingerprint sensors into their
smartphones’ displays — and now someone’s actually gone and done it. Vivo, a
major Chinese smartphone brand owned by the same company behind Oppo and
OnePlus, has announced the X20 Plus UD, the first ever smartphone to ship with
in-display fingerprint sensor, and it’s now up for pre-order in China.
Vivo X20 Plus UD comes with support for dual-SIM (Nano) and runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box,
features a 6.43-inch AMOLED display with full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) resolution
and 18:9 aspect ratio.
The handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC that includes four
cores clocked at 2.2GHz and another four cores clocked at 1.8GHz, paired with
4GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to
The Vivo X20 Plus UD sports a dual camera setup on the back with a
12-megapixel primary sensor that comes with an f/1.8 aperture and a 5-megapixel
secondary sensor. A 12-megapixel camera sensor is featured on the front with an
f/2.0 aperture lens that also enables proprietary features such as face wake.
In terms of connectivity, the Vivo X20 Plus UD has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board
include an accelerometer, ambient light, and proximity. The smartphone packs a
3900mAh battery. Besides, it measures 165.2×80.02×7.35mm and weighs 183.1
priced at $565 USD.