A Chinese company works on a mobile phone with an unusual fingerprint reader, as it is located in an awkward area to access.
When it comes to locking and unlocking a mobile phone, there are not a few options that we have at our disposal. In the past, pins, passwords or security patterns, and now we are in the stage of facial recognition and fingerprint readers. One sensors that appear both on the screen and at the bottom of the screen, the side or back of a smartphone, until now, since This Chinese mobile has the fingerprint sensor in the worst possible position.
A new smartphone made by DOOV, a Chinese smartphone maker, features a somewhat unusual and impractical position for a fingerprint reader – the fingerprint scanner is housed alongside the rear cameras, as can be seen in some images included in TENAA and echoed from Gizmochina. Of course, it should be said that it is not the first time that a fingerprint reader of this type is seen, since some mobiles such as the samsung galaxy s9 they have already opted for a similar option.
This new smartphone from the Chinese firm, which might not even be a reality, has the model number 20200519 and stands out for having a fingerprint reader housed next to the rear camera module. An unusual area for this type of sensors, and more considering that the configuration of the rear cameras is not located in the upper central part, but the module is located in the upper left corner of the device.
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A mobile with a fingerprint reader next to the rear cameras
As you can see in the images above these lines, the fingerprint reader is next to the triple rear camera configuration of this Chinese mobile. You can even see that it is within the same rectangular module of the lenses. A rather unusual position and one that will be difficult to use, especially for those users who have large hands, since the index finger can reach the sensor.
For their part, those with small hands will not have it easier, since they will have to stretch their finger to reach it. Among its features, the DOOV 20200519 measures 179 x 87.3 x 9.6 millimeters and has a 7.12-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2244 pixels and a water drop notch for the front camera. In addition, inside it sports a 2.3GHz octa-core processor, which is accompanied by 8 GB of RAM, 256 GB of expandable storage; in addition to a 6000 mAh battery. A phone that could be a reality soon, or that will come to nothing.
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