The 2018 flagship of Xiaomi smartphone Mi 7, may become among the first Android handsets to ditch the fingerprint sensor entirely in favor of facial recognition. According to the information the fingerprint sensor entirely in favor of 3D facial recognition.
This speculation started because Synaptics who is at present the hub of the improvement on-screen fingerprint sensor mentioned Vivo and Huawei as the potential users but did not mention Xiaomi and the Mi 7 is rumored to drop in the first quarter of 2018. However. A new of renderings of the Mi 7 shows some features that are not consistent with previous renders.
The upcoming Xiaomi Mi 7 might be the first smartphone to follow in Apple’s footsteps, incorporating facial recognition instead of the previous fingerprint sensing technology. The information reveals that Xiaomi is not interested in the upcoming in-display fingerprint sensor is indicative of Xiaomi ditching the technology completely. Vivo and Huawei are rumored to use it in their upcoming products.
The upcoming Xiaomi Mi 7 is expected to sport a 6 inch bezel-less 18:9 OLED display and a rear dual camera setup. If this rumor turns to be true then it will make the smartphone a significant upgrade from the 5.15- inch LCD display on Xiaomi Mi 6. Moreover, the Xiaomi mi7 might also be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, and be launched in Q1 2018.