China’s First Facial Recognition Full-Screen Smartphone Announced: Unlocks Your flagship Smartphone In 0.1 Seconds

The smartphone industry is consistently evolving as we get a new innovation almost on a yearly basis. We are still yet to fully engulf the full-screen technology which is currently making rounds now and we have yet advancement so far as smartphones are concerned.  Now, it appears that we just got into the new era of full-screen + facial recognition in smartphones.

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Today, Vivo, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer announced that its upcoming flagship smartphone, Vivo X20 will add facial recognition function (Face Wake) which can unlock your phone with the speed of light (0.1s to be specific). This flagship smartphone will also support the “raise hand” to improve screen brightness function. To trigger the facial recognition which helps you conveniently unlock your phone, either press the power button or simply double click on the screen.

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Vivo product manager Han Bo Xiao said that this current technology is top-notch and it is completely different from the slow experience and poor security that some must have encountered in the past. This innovation has employed biological characteristics to security measures.It is worth mentioning that Xiaomi has confirmed the Xiaomi Mi Note 3, it will be released alongside the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 on September 11 and this phone will also support facial recognition.

The era of fingerprint scanners has faded away as quickly as it came in, the question now is, “Are you ready to meet facial recognition?”

Source (Translated from Chinese)




I have been a strong follower of Android devices since the release of Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Right now, Chinese tech completely fascinates me because they are probably the only manufacturers who tries to merge budget and specs.

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