Redmi has under-display fingerprint readers that work on LCDs

Under-display fingerprint readers are a big trend nowadays, with almost all high-end flagships using one. Even though some still prefer the reader to be on the back or on the side of the phone, there is no denying that using your thumb directly on the display to unlock your phone looks really cool. Sadly, under-display fingerprint readers can be used only for OLED panels…up until now. Lu Weibing, Redmi’s general manager, has presented a video with a prototype smartphone that…

In-Display fingerprint readers will soon arrive on LCD displays

In-display fingerprint readers were so far only available for OLED displays. LCD screens could not house such a feature due to the fact that they have the backlight underneath and the camera can’t “see” your finger. Things will change very soon though. A Chinese company, Fortsense, has demonstrated a fingerprint reader that will work on LCD displays as well. How exactly they managed this was not revealed, but the tech will apparently be cheap enough that mid-range devices could benefit…