It looks like Xiaomi is working on a new inclusion to bring a fingerprint sensor to its high-end to mid-range flagships. With a new patent filing at the State Intellectual Property Office in China, it reveals a method of implementing fingerprint recognition to the phone buttons. More details on Xiaomi Mi5 fingerprint sensor can be grabbed right after this fold.
Here is what the patent filing reads:
“The device comprises a bottom fingerprint sensors and optical sensor provided in the terminal equipment of the cover glass; fingerprint identification circuit connected fingerprint sensor for fingerprint recognition sensor and the fingerprint information analysis and processing, obtain fingerprint analysis ; host processor, and an optical sensor and fingerprint identification circuit connections for the monitored optical sensor light information received to determine whether cover glass touch button operation; identity authentication based on fingerprint analysis results obtained fingerprint identification circuit.”
Home button on the iPhone 6 smartphones have become more than only a button by integrating a fingerprint scanner initiative. Premium devices such as Samsung Galaxy S6 evidently include fingerprint sensor onboard. Now that the new Xiaomi Mi5 to also come with the similar intensive.
Rumored specifications of the Xiaomi Mi 5 may feature a 5.2-inch QHD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SoC, 3GB of RAM, adds up to 64GB ROM space, 16MP primary and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera sensors, and supports 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and other connectivity options, packing a 3600mAh battery unit.
While the oft-mentioned Mi5 specs are alleged so take these words with a pinch of salt, and suggested to wait for a official unveil.