Vivo X20 Plus UD featured front

Vivo X20 Plus UD – The World’s First Under Display Fingerprint Smartphone

This year, CES 18 had many spectacular products. Among them was the Vivo X20 Plus UD. Though the company didn’t mention the specs and phone model that day, however, recently we came to know that it will be called X20 Plus UD. At first, it might appear to be similar to its older brother Vivo X20 Plus. But looking at the rear, we find no rear fingerprint reader. But it doesn’t mean that the fingerprint reader isn’t there at all. At the front, we find a surprising under display fingerprint module. Thus:

Vivo X20 Plus UD is the World’s First Under Display Fingerprint Smartphone

You can see the fingerprint area at the bottom of the screen. The surprising aspect is that the recognition speed is still around 0.6 seconds.

Vivo X20 Plus UD – Not More Than A Simple

Vivo X20 Plus UD is still equipped with a 6.43-inch, 18: 9 OLED screen. The overall shape, as well as the configuration, remains the same as in Vivo X20 Plus. These include Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, Dual 12MP camera, 3900mAh battery, and Android 7.1.1.


So, nothing is changed after all. The only thing we see is the Under Display Fingerprint Reader and the name UD ‘Under Display’ added in Vivo X20 Plus. Furthermore, there will be a specific color option known as black gold.

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It should be noted that Vivo already has started the mass production of this product. The production won’t take that much time as its similar to X20 Plus. That is why it is expected to release at the end of this month. The estimated price is still 3698 yuan ($574)

The Pros of Using Under-Display Fingerprint Module

Though Vivo X20 Plus XD might have shifted the fingerprint module only. But what the flagship has just introduced could give birth to the next greatest trend of 2018in smartphone which is the under display fingerprint reader. Anyways, there are tons of benefits of using UD fingerprint reader:

  • More Space for other components
  • Smartphones will be a lot thinner
  • Full-screen smartphones will have more screen-to-body ratio

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The Cons of Using Under-Display Fingerprint Module

  • Not that much practical as rear fingerprint reader
  • Damage to screen can bring damage to the fingerprint reader
  • Increase in cost of repairing

Let us know what you guys think about the new Vivo X20 Plus UD as the first under display fingerprint smartphone.

Source (in Chinese)