If privacy and security is on top in your priority features list, then you really need to have a fingerprint scanner in your smartphone. Key smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, HTC and more are now getting the wind of what their customers want and they have started offering a fingerprint sensor for their flagship smartphones.
Well, the fingerprint scanner are mostly found in premium smartphone, but many China-based smartphone makes have started implementing fingerprint scanner to their handsets and are available at comparatively affordable price.
We have jotted down some of the best smartphones that are equipped with a fingerprint scanner and are launched in the second half of this year. Take a look at the slider below to know more.
Truly, the Galaxy Note 5 is a beast and it is one of the most-awaited smartphone of all time. The phablet comes with a touch type fingerprint reader built in the home key.
The Galaxy Note 5 sports a 5.7 inch QHD Super AMOLED display at 2560x1440 pixel resolutions, which is the same as the Note 4. It is powered by an 14nm octa-core Exynos 7420 processor with 4GB of RAM, which is arguably the fastest chip on the market and runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based TouchWiz UI on top.
In the camera department, it comes with a 16 megapixel primary camera with optical image stabilization and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera. Know more about the Samsung Galaxy Note 5.
HTC M9+ has the same unibody metal build similar to its predecessor M9, but features a fingerprint scanner below the display for secure lock and payments.
The M9+ sports a 5.2 inch Quad HD display at 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 2.2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 octa-core processor along with PowerVR G6200 GPU and paired with 3GB of RAM and runs on Android Lollipop with HTC Sense 7 UI on top.
The smartphone comes with a 20.7 megapixel primary camera with dual LED flash and a secondary rear, which the company claims to come with Ultrapixel camera with 27.8mm wide angle lens. Furthermore, it comes with signature dual BoomSound speakers with Dolby audio.
The OnePlus 2 sports a 5.5 inch Full-HD display at 1080x1920 pixel resolution and 1500:1 contrast ratio. It is powered by a Snapdragon 810 chipset paired with Adreno 330 GPU and 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
In camera department, the smartphone bears a 5 megapixel front-facing camera and a 13 megapixel rear camera featuring a 1.3-micron sensor, laser autofocus, dual-LED flash and OIS.
Furthermore, it is packed with 3300mAh battery, USB Type-C connectivity with cable reversible at both ends and has a fingerprint sensor that can store up to 5 prints. The handset is available on Amazon at a price of Rs 24,999. Know more about the OnePlus 2 here.
The Meizu MX5 boasts metal body to offer premium look with a fingerprint scanner on home button. Speaking of the display, the phone sports a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED full HD display at a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, which is translated to 401ppi.
It is powered by a 2.2GHz 64-bit MediaTek Octa-Core processor along with PowerVR G6200 GPU, besides 3GB of RAM running under the hood. In camera department it comes with a 20.7 megapixel rear camera with a Sony sensor that is capable of recording 2160p video recording, laser autofocus which helps in camera to focus in 0.2 seconds and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with 1080p video recording. Know more about the Meizu MX5 smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy A8, sports a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels with ultra-narrow bezels and comes with fingerprint scanner. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC, with one Cortex-A53 cores working at 1.0 GHz and another ticking at 1.5 GHz along with 2GB RAM under the hood.
On the imaging factor, this Galaxy A8 flaunts a 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture and 5MP front facing camera with 120-degree wide angle lens. Know more detail features of the Samsung Galaxy A8.
Huawei came up with an exciting new phone dubbed as Honor 7i, and is different from the rest, as it comes with a flip-out rear camera that goes up to 180 degree to act as selfie shooter.
It comes with a fingerprint sensor, interestingly it is place on a button on the side of the smartphone, unlike the Honor 7 that has a fingerprint sensor on the back. The fingerprint sensor unlock the phone even when your finger is wet and also used as a camera shutter for taking selfie easily.
The Huawei Honor 7i sports a 5.5 inch Full-HD display at 1080p with narrow bezels and is powered by a Snapdragon 616 chipset with quad core processor and paired with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1 on top. Know more about the smartphone here.
Huawei Honor 7 sports a 5.2 inch display at a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. It is powered by a octa-core Huawei Kirin 935 processor (4xA53 2.2GHz + 4xA53 1.5GHz) with Mali-T628 MP4 GPU besides 3GB RAM under the hood and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop on top of Emotion UI 3.1.
Talking about the camera front, Honor 7 features a 20MP camera with Sony IMX230 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6P lenses and dual-tone LED flash, 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, BSI Sensor, LED flash. It boasts a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. Know more about the Huawei Honor 7.
The Oppo R7 Plus is a mid-range smartphone that flaunts brushed metal chassis and pack in an attractive set of specifications and fingerprint scanner.
As the name suggests, the Oppo R7 Plus, comes with a bigger 6 inch full HD display at 1920x1080 pixels resolution, and is powered by a Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 64-bit chipset paired with 3GB of RAM.
It also feature an advanced 13 megapixel Sony IMX278 camera with Laser auto-focus, f/2.2 aperture, and LED flash. The front adorns an 8 megapixel selfie camera. In addition to that, the phone also flaunts features like a fingerprint sensor that is placed alongside camera on the rear panel, and a bigger battery of 4100mAh capacity. Know more about the Oppo R7 Plus.
The ZUK is a new brand backed by Lenovo. The company announced an affordable Z1 smartphone with a fingerprint scanner. It sports a 5.5 inch Full HD display, powered by a Snapdragon 801 chipset paired with 3GB of RAM and runs on Android Lollipop based Cyanogen OS 12.1.
It features an 13 megapixel primary camera on the back and an 8 megapixel front-facing selfie shooter. Furthermore, it comes with 64GB of internal storage and sports the USB Type-C port. Know more about the new ZUK Z1 smartphone.
The beTouch 2 is the cheapest smartphone in the list that comes with a fingerprint scanner. The smartphone comes with 5.5 inch display at 1080p resolution and is powered by a MediaTek MT6752 octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM.
Furthermore, it comes with a 13 megapixel rear camera with Sony's IMX214 sensor as well as a 5 megapixel front-facing camera.