10+ Best In-display Fingerprint Smartphones in 2021

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At the beginning of 2018, phones with in-display fingerprint sensors first appeared, and the technology at the time was quite unpolished. Since then, we have seen in-display sensors grow in popularity and have become standard equipment.

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Currently, there are lots of phones that are available in all budgets with under-display or in-display fingerprint sensors. The optical in-display fingerprint readers have expanded to their fourth and fifth generations and are almost as snappy and reliable as the capacitive fingerprint sensors.

The technology is restricted to AMOLED display phones, but in-display sensors are also under development for LCDs. There are loads of phones with in-display sensors nowadays, so we thought it would be a good idea to list some of them now.

1. Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei P30 Pro In-display Fingerprint
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Huawei placed the Huawei P30 Pro’s fingerprint sensor near the bottom of the phone, and it is ergonomically available.

Although the technology is optical, it fares better than the competition. It?s one of the fastest in-display sensors we have experienced to date, and when our fingers are wet, it still works.

The other highlights of the Huawei P30 Pro are its 32MP selfie camera, 4,200mAh with 40W supercharge support, Kirin 980 chipset, and Quad-camera setup at the back.

Specifications of Huawei P30 Pro

  • Processor:HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC
  • Display: 6.47-inch Full HD+ (1080?2340 pixels) OLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie-based EMUI 9.1
  • Storage: 256GB expandable up to 256GB
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Rear camera: 40MP + 8MP + 20MP+ ToF depth sensor
  • Weight: 192g
  • Battery: 4200mAh with 40-watt in-box charger
  • Dimensions: 158 x 72 x 9 mm

2. Realme X50 Pro 5G

Realme X50 Pro 5G In-display Fingerprint
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Realme X50 Pro is one of the most in-expensive Snapdragon 865 phones available in India. Realme offered an HDR 10+ compliant 90Hz AMOLED panel is the best quality panel that the company has provided in India. The smartphone has a blazing fast in-display fingerprint reader lying underneath it.

The quartet on the rear houses a 64MP, and the wide-notch on the front houses two cameras: a 32MP + 8MP sensor. Other highlights include the new and refined Realme UI and 65W fast charging.

Generally, the Realme X50 Pro is a premium 5G phone with some serious processing power.

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Specifications of Realme X50 Pro

  • Processor: 8nm Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
  • Display: 6.5-inches, 1080 x 2400 px Display
  • Storage: up to 256GB
  • RAM: up to 12GB
  • Rear camera: 64MP + 12MP + 8MP + 2MP
  • Software: Android 10
  • Front camera: 32MP + 8MP
  • Weight: 205 grams
  • Dimensions: 159 x 74.2 x 8.9 mm
  • Battery: 4200mAh

Other Realme smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensors include:

  • Realme XT
  • Realme X2
  • Realme X
  • Realme X2 Pro

3. Samsung Galaxy S20-series

Samsung Galaxy S20-series In-display Fingerprint
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The 2020 Samsung flagships, the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra, have the same ultra-sonic fingerprint reader as last year?s Note10 and S10 series.

The performance improves slightly, but the unlocking speed of optical in-display readers from Vivo and OnePlus is still unmatched by Samsung.

In our experience, the sensor is still consistent and doesn?t slow down as much throughout usage. The Galaxy Note 10+ brings some cool features like Samsung?s first 7nm process based chipset, Wi-Fi 6.0, and 100W fast charging.

Other Samsung phones with in-display fingerprint sensors:

For its flagship Note and S-series phones, Samsung uses ultrasonic sensors, and the mid-range A-series relies on optical in-display fingerprint sensors.

The biometric unlocking solutions of Samsung are not as fast as those of its contemporary rivals.

  • Samsung Galaxy A51
  • Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy Note20
  • Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10 Plus, and Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Samsung Galaxy Note10+, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10 Lite
  • Samsung Galaxy A80
  • Samsung Galaxy A71

4. OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro In-display Fingerprint
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OnePlus is one of the earliest manufacturers to get on the hype-train for the in-display fingerprint scanner, and it has adopted a few tricks along the way. The company beat Samsung to the punch the first time around, and the combination of value and specifications feels like another win for OnePlus.

On more networks than ever, the new OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are available, although a different version exists only for Verizon. Either way, we will get to experience the Snapdragon 865 processor and the in-display fingerprint scanner. Among 5G ready devices, the Snapdragon 865 is a fairly common choice, so we should get prepared to see it often.

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Both of the latest OnePlus flagships are also equipped with triple-camera setups, and a few additional goodies are bundled with the 8 Pro. With the big names, the massive 4,300mAh and 4,510mAh batteries are strong enough to help us make it through the day. Anyway, OnePlus is a Warp Charging pioneer, so recharging should not be a concern.

The OnePlus Nord can be an excellent choice for someone who wants to get a more affordable smartphone from OnePlus. The OneFord Plus also offers exceptional value and is undoubtedly one of the best budget phones with an in-display fingerprint scanner.

OnePlus 8 specs:

  • Software: Android 10
  • Battery: 4,300mAh
  • Display: 6.55-inch, Full HD+
  • RAM: 8GB/12GB
  • SoC: Snapdragon 865
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB
  • Cameras: 48, 16, and 2MP
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • OnePlus 8 Pro specs:
  • Software: Android 10
  • Battery: 4,510mAh
  • Display: 6.78-inch, QHD+
  • RAM: 8GB/12GB
  • SoC: Snapdragon 865
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB
  • Cameras: 48, 48, 8, and 5MP
  • Front camera: 16MP

5. Oppo Find X2 Pro

Oppo Find X2 Pro In-display Fingerprint
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To stand up to our wildest adventures, the Oppo Find X2 Pro is IP68 water-resistant, and the 3K QHD display brings everything we catch to live. Its billion color display and 120Hz refresh rate add to the potential of Oppo?s high-end flagship.

There is much to discover when we pick up an Oppo Find X2 Pro, but the SuperVOOC charging and in-display fingerprint scanner stand out from the other features. Thanks to the special dual-cell battery, Oppo achieves 65W charging speeds to charge less and experience more.

Specifications of Oppo Find X2 Pro:

  • SoC: Snapdragon 865
  • Display: 6.7-inch, QHD+
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Cameras: 48, 48, and 13MP
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Storage: 512GB
  • Software: Android 10
  • Battery: 4,260mAh

6. XiaomiMi 10 Series

XiaomiMi 10 Series In-display Fingerprint
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XiaomiMi 10 matches the last few options with a Snapdragon 865 processor and a large 6.67-inch display, but the Mi 10 Pro can often be found for around $700.

The XiaomiMi 10 Pro could be the way to go if we are on the lookout for a slightly more affordable flagship. Other core specifications include 256GB of storage and 8GB of RAM.

The single 20MP front camera and in-display fingerprint reader are the highlights of the previously mentioned display. We can find an impressive quad-camera layout designed around a 108MP main shooter on the back of the smartphone.

The XiamoMi 10 Pro is balanced by the XiamoMi 10 as well as the more powerful XiamoMi 10 Ultra. In several respects, the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are almost similar, although there is a slightly larger battery in the basic model that does not charge as quickly. Xiaomi 10 also sacrifices the telephoto lens that we will find on the Mi 10 Pro.

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On the other hand, the newest Xiaomi smartphone on the market is the Mi 10 Ultra. The XiaomiMi 10 Ultra boosts the telephoto option to 48MP and also drops the 108MP main shooter in favor of a 48MP lens.

For a whopping 120x total zoom, the new camera sensors combine, but it comes at the cost of about $1,300.

XiaomiMi 10 specifications:

  • SoC: Snapdragon 865
  • Display: 6.67-inch, Full HD+
  • RAM: 8/12GB
  • Cameras: 108, 13, 2, and2MP
  • Front camera: 20MP
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Software: Android 10
  • Battery: 4,780mAh

7. Motorola Edge Plus

Motorola Edge Plus In-display Fingerprint
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For a long time, Motorola has been a champion of cheap phones, but the Edge Plus demonstrates that it can do high-end pretty well.

While not without its flaws, the in-display fingerprint scanner is just the first thing about the Moto flagship to like. It is backed up by 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage, as well as a Snapdragon 865.

A strong 108MP shooter, backed up by a 16MP ultra-wide lens and an 8MP telephoto, is housed in the camera bump. However, all of those specifications sound like power drains, so we will be glad to hear that the whole beast is kept together by a 5,000mAh battery.

Motorola Edge Plus Specifications:

  • SoC: Snapdragon 865
  • Display: 6.7-inch, Full HD+
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Battery: 5,000mAh
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Cameras: 108, 8, and 16MP
  • Front camera: 25MP
  • Software: Android 10

8. Asus ROG Phone 3

Asus ROG Phone 3 In-display Fingerprint
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The Asus ROG Phone 3 is one of the best gaming phones, which also features an in-display fingerprint scanner.

Apart from the cool features like a 144Hz refresh rate screen, up to 16GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and a Snapdragon 865 Plus processor, the phone has one of the largest batteries on the market. The smartphone has a battery of 6,000mAh.

ROG Phone 3 has a variety of mobile gaming accessories that can enhance the smartphone gaming experience. The AeroActive cooling fan is one of the things that were added to the phone to improve the gaming experience.

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The ROG Phone 3 also includes a triple camera setup and air triggers that serve as shoulder buttons. All these features are a substantial improvement over the model of last year.

Asus ROG Phone 3 specifications:

  • SoC: Snapdragon 865 Plus
  • Display: 6.59-inch, Full HD+
  • Storage: 512GB
  • RAM: 12/16GB
  • Cameras: 64, 13, and 5MP
  • Front camera: 24MP
  • Software: Android 10
  • Battery: 6,000mAh

9. Nokia 9 PureView

Nokia 9 PureView
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The in-display fingerprint scanner of the Nokia 9PureView would be subdued by the crazy collection of 5 rear cameras to enhance low-light photography.

The fingerprint sensor is aptly positioned for quick one-hand reach. We get two 12MP RGB cameras, three 12MP monochrome cameras, all with f/1.8 aperture. This is accompanied by a Time-Of-Flight (ToF) sensor and a flash.

The rest of the package, apart from the cameras, is what we would expect of any standard regular 2018 flagship. The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 845processor, which could position it at a disadvantage compared to the flagships of 2019.

The mobile platform is further assisted by 128GB storage and 6GB of RAM.

Nokia 9 PureView specs:

  • Battery: 3320mAh
  • Processor: 2.8 GHz, Octa-Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Display: 5.99 inches, 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Rear camera: 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.9?, 1.25?m (2x RGB & 3x Monochrome cameras, and working simultaneously) TOF camera
  • Front camera: 20MP
  • Dimensions: 155 x 75 x 8 mm

10. LG V60

LG V60
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The LG V series presents unique designs, but the V60 demonstrates that a simple powerhouse is best sometimes.LG rounded out the V60?s setup with 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM, followed by a large 5,000mAh battery.

Also, the smartphone is designed with an in-display fingerprint scanner, which works well.

LG V60 specifications:

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  • Display: 6.8-inch, Full HD+
  • RAM: 8GB
  • SoC: Snapdragon 865
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery: 5,000mAh
  • Cameras: 64 and 13MP + ToF
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Software: Android 10
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