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Xiaomi files a patent for new fingerprint technology, could end up on Mi5

Passcode is out, fingerprint is in! It all started with IPhone, now it’s been widely followed by the market. The latest news is that Xiaomi also got the patent for this technology, meaning we will be expecting fingerprint censored Xiaomi devices in the future.


Xiaomi has made all the right moves in the past two years, now transforming itself as a global tech company. The Xiaomi Mi4 sold pretty well in China as well as international markets and it looks like its successor, the Xiaomi Mi5 could integrate a fingerprint sensor on its home button, much like the iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6.

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The news comes directly from the State Intellectual Property Office website of China wherein Xiaomi technology Limited Liability company has registered a patent for a touch buttons and fingerprint implementation method, device and mobile device. So, it looks like the company is all set to its own fingerprint tech on its upcoming devices.

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The patent application (No. 2015100507538) says that the primary purpose of the patented technology is to integrate fingerprint recognition into the touch button. So, instead of a rear sensor that we have seen on many …


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