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You will find below cellphones, PDAs & GPS containing a built-in fingerprint sensor, sorted by company.

John Klossner

Siemens

  • (1998): Siemens PSE and Triodata (Bromba website) developped a phone prototype with a Siemens/Infineon fingerprint sensor on the back.

  • Sagem

  • (2000 Jan) Sagem MC 959 ID with a ST/Upek fingerprint sensor on the back.
  • (2007 Jun) The Porsche P9521 from the Porsche Design Mobile Group has an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • (2008 Sep) The Porsche P9522 has an Atrua fingerprint sensor.

  • Handspring

  • (2001 Mar): Fingerprint Cards demonstrated at the Cebit a Springboard™ expansion module containing the with a FPC1010 area sensor on the back of the Handspring Visor™ PDA.
  • Handspring Visor + Springboard expansion

    CDL

  • (2002 Nov): IBM & CDL (Consumer Direct Link) announce the Paron MPC (PDA+GSM) with an Authentec sensor, under Linux. Never released.

  • HP

  • (2002 Nov): The HP iPAQ h5450 is the first PDA with a built-in fingerprint sensor, the FingerChip AT77C101 from Atmel.
  • (2004 Nov): HP released the iPAQ hx2700 family featuring the Atmel FingerChip AT77C104B in the hx2750/hx2755 associated to the Cogent bioengine and Credant software.
    See also the HP iPAQ hx2750 page.
  • (2005 Sep): HP released the HP iPAQ h2790 with Windows Mobile 5.0 with the Atmel FingerChip.

  • Casio

  • (2003 Feb): Casio & Alps Electric unveil a new fingerprint optical sweep sensor designed for cellphone such as the Casio cellphone prototype.
  • (2004 Oct): Casio shows at the CEATEC a phone prototype with a transparent TFT sensor directly put over the display.

  • Fujitsu

  • (2003 Feb): The Fujitsu F505i cell phone contains the Authentec sensor. (Japan only)
  • (2004 Feb): The Fujitsu F900i cell phone contains the Authentec AES2500. (Japan only)
  • Authentec AES2500
  • (2004 June): The F900it is the same as F900i, but with a twist screen.
  • (2004 May): The Fujitsu F506i cell phone contains the Upek TouchStrip. (Japan only)
  • (2004 Dec): The Fujitsu F901iC cell phone contains the Authentec AES2500. (Japan only)
  • (2005 Jul): NewDealDesign unveils a Fujitsu cellphone proto, the Genesis, with a fingerprint sensor. (well, I don't know where is the sensor!?!)
  • (2005 Oct): The Fujitsu F902i cell phone contains the Authentec swipe sensor. (ITMedia)
  • (2006 Jan): The Fujitsu F702iD cell phone contains an Authentec swipe sensor.
  • (2006 Apr): The Fujitsu F902iS cell phone contains an Authentec swipe sensor on the back side.
  • (2006 Oct): The Fujitsu F903i cell phone contains an Authentec swipe sensor on the back side.
  • (2007 Feb): Update with the F903iX
  • (2007 Mar): Update with the F903iBSC
  • (2007 Apr): The Fujitsu F904i is announced. Authentec 1710 swipe sensor on the back side.
  • (2007 Aug): The Fujitsu F1100 is the first Fujitsu PDAphone. It contains a fingerprint swipe sensor on the back side.
  • (2008 Mar) released on the market.
  • (2007 Sep): The Fujitsu F905i is announced. Authentec AES1710.
  • (2008 May) The F906i has the same design for the sensor.
  • (2008 Nov): The Fujitsu F-01A is unveiled, likely with the new Authentec waterproof sensor TouchStone.
  • (2009 Mar) Update with the Prime series F-01A.
  • (2009 Nov) Prime series F-01B is close, but not exactly the same. Waterproof. AES1711.
  • (2009 Jun): The Fujitsu F-09A is unveiled with the Authentec AES1711 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2009 Dec): The Fujitsu F-03B has the Authentec AES1711 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2010 May): The Fujitsu F-06B & F-07B have the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2010 Nov): The Fujitsu F-01C has the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2010 Nov): The Fujitsu F-03C has the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2011 May): Fujitsu unveils the F-11C with the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2011 Nov): The Fujitsu F-02D has the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2011 Nov): The Fujitsu F-04D has the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2011 Nov): The Fujitsu REGZA Phone T-01D has the Authentec AES850 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2012 Feb): The Fujitsu F-08D has the same design.
  • (2012 Feb): The Fujitsu Tegra 3 prototype is unveiled.
  • (2012 Jul): The Fujitsu Arrows Z ISW13F is released with the Authentec AES850.
  • (2012 Nov): The Fujitsu Arrows V F-04E is released with the Authentec AES850.
  • (2013 Feb): The Fujitsu Arrows A 201F has the same design.
  • (2012 Nov): The Fujitsu Arrows ef FJL21 is released with the Authentec AES850.
  • (2013 Feb): The Fujitsu Arrows X F-02E is released with the Authentec AES850.
  • (2013 Jun): The Fujitsu Arrows NX F-06E is released with the Authentec AES850.
  • (2013 Jul): The Fujitsu F-07E smartphone is using a FPC 1080 swipe fingerprint sensor.
    Likely because Authentec is now Apple, and does not sell to competition... It is interesting to notice that the new sensor seems to fit the hole of the AES850, likely a special package from FPC.
  • (2013 Sep): The Fujitsu Arrows A 301F (SoftBank) is announced with a new round swipe fingerprint sensor in different colors. Surprizingly very close design than the Apple iPhone 5S...
  • (2013 Sep): The Fujitsu Arrows NX F-01F looks the same.
  • (2013 Oct): The Fujitsu Arrows Z FJL22 is announced with the same sensor, close design with the 301F.

  • YRP / T-Engine

    YRP Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory / Ubiquitous ID center

  • (2003 Oct) YRP shows the Ubiquitous Communicator, a R&D study prototype, containing a sweep sensor, likely the Atrua ICS300.
  • (2004 Sep) YRP shows a new release of the Ubiquitous Communicator. Atrua sensor?

  • Atrua

  • (2004 Feb): A phone prototype containing the Atrua Wings swipe sensor is unveiled at 3GSM by Atrua. Maker unknown, I don't know if it was a working prototype.

  • Hitachi

  • (2004 July): An Hitachi G1000 PDAphone prototype containing the Atrua swipe sensor is shown in Japan.
  • (2007 Jan): Hitachi unveils the W51H using an Authentec AES1510 fingerprint sensor also used as navigation.

  • Pantech & Curitel

  • (2004 August): The Pantech GI100 cellphone containing the Fujitsu MBF310 swipe sensor is announced. Also called Z1.
  • (2005 July): The Pantech & Curitel PT-K1200 cellphone containing the Authentec swipe sensor is unveiled.
  • (2005 Sep): Pantech unveils the PCK-6000/PG-6200/G-6200 containing the Fujitsu swipe sensor.
  • (2013 Aug): Pantech announces the Vega LTE-A IM-A880S with a swipe fingerprint sensor on the back, Fingerprint Cards sensor (same as the fujitsu F-07E).
  • (2013 Nov): Pantech unveiled the Vega Secret Note with a swipe fingerprint sensor on the back, Fingerprint Cards sensor.
  • (2013 Dec): Secret Up IM-A900S, IM-A900K, IM-A900L.

  • LG TeleCom

  • (2004 August): LG-LP3800 cameraphone containing the Authentec AES2500.
  • (2005 Mar): The KP3800 is an update.
  • (2005 Apr): LG-LP3550 cameraphone containing an Authentec AES2500.
  • (2009 Nov): LG IQ pdaphone / LG eXpo (GW820) containing an Authentec AES1711 fingerprint sensor.

  • Yulong

  • (2005 Feb): Yulong announces the Coolpad 858F GSM with the Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2008 Nov): The yulong Coolpad 9000 has an Authentec 1510 swipe fingerprint sensor.

  • Willcom

  • (2005 Sep): Willcom unveil a cellphone proto using the Fujitsu swipe fingerprint sensor (Akihabara -english-).
  • (2006 Jan) Official release of the WX310J.
  • (2007 Jan): Willcom unveil the WX321J using the Authentec AES 1510 swipe fingerprint sensor. Device is designed by JRC (Japan Radio Company) and marketed by Willcom.

  • Samsung

  • (2005 Oct): Samsung unveils the SCH S370 Anycall cellphone using the Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2013 Jan): Validity demonstrate a modified Galaxy S2 with a swipe fingerprint sensor.
    (via LaptopMag)
  • (2014 Feb): After several monthes of rumors, Samsung unveils the Galaxy S5 with a swipe fingerprint sensor (an answer to the Apple iPhone 5S).
  • (2014 Jul): Samsung announces the Galaxy S5 Mini with a swipe fingerprint sensor .
  • (2014 Sep): Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 4 with a swipe fingerprint sensor (not a smartphone).
  • (2014 Apr): Chipworks tears down the Galaxy S5: confirms this is a Synaptics/Validity chip inside.

  • Lenovo

  • (2005 Oct): Lenovo unveils the ET980 using the Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor. Seems to be an option of the prototype.
  • (2008 Aug): Lenovo unveils the P960 using an Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.

  • Advance Tech

  • (2006 Mar): Advance Tech unveils the M.A.G.I.C using the Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor.

  • ViewSonic

  • (2006 Mar): ViewSonic's V38r-01, V38r-02 & V38r-02A using an Authentec fingerprint sensor.

  • Skyworth

  • (2006 Jul): Skyworth V638 with the Fujitsu MBF310 fingerprint sensor.

  • Toshiba

  • (2007 Feb): Toshiba unveils at 3GSM the G900 with an Atrua ATW310? sweep fingerprint sensor.
  • (2007 May): Also known as the Softbank X01T smartphone
  • (2007 Apr): Also known as the Toshiba Satellite RG4-E02 Pocket PC (FCC)
  • (2007 Feb): Toshiba unveils at 3GSM the G500 with an Atrua ATW310? sweep fingerprint sensor.
  • (2008 Jan): Toshiba unveils the G910 with Atrua ATW310 sweep fingerprint sensor.

  • Emano

  • (2006 Mar): Emano announces the MedTab, a wireless, handheld device (running Windows CE) that enables bedside documentation and access to wireless information services anywhere in a clinic.
    Announced with an optional fingerprint sensor, no photo.

  • HTC

  • (2006 Mar): Some leaks about the HPC Sirius P6500. Seems to be an Authentec sensor.
  • (2007 Aug): now, it is called the HTC P6550 Sedna.
  • (2007 Sep): Back to the P6500. Slightly different.
  • (2006 Mar): The FCC leaks images of the Census (NM8CENSUS). Authentec 1510 fingerprint sensor as announced in 2006 Jun.
  • (2006 May): more info under the Harris brand.
  • (2013 Aug): Some leaks about the next HTC One Max with a square fingerprint sensor. It is pretty unclear as some photo shows a sensor, and some other a kind of black cover. I have not identified the sensor origin as there is no product like that still available, which maybe explain the two versions, the sensor is maybe unsure... Official realease middle of October, we'll see!
  • (2013 Oct) So the sensor is the black square, and is a swipe sensor.
  • (2013 Nov) Validity/Synaptics sensor as seen in this BrightSide of News article.

  • CECT

  • (2007 May): Qiao Xing Mobile (CECT) unveils the T100 containing an Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2007 Oct): The Gionee Z6 is a variant of the CECT T100.
  • (2008 Feb) The T150 is an update.
  • (2007 Aug): The CECT A308 is unveiled.
  • (2007 Sep): The CECT S10 is unveiled.
  • The Bird V800 is the same.
  • (2008 Jan): The CECT T300 is unveiled.
  • (2008 Jan): The CECT T100+ is unveiled.

  • Jacob Palmborg

  • (2007 Jun): Designer Jacob Palmborg unveils the Mobile Phone Concept Called "Cellphone". The fingerprint sensor is a fake.

  • Obee

  • (2007 Jul): Obee releases the Obee 700 with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • (2007 Aug): Obee releases the Obee 757 with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • (2007 Sep): Obee releases the Obee 737 with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • (2008 Feb): Obee releases the Obee 800 with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.

  • Medion

  • (2007 Sep): Medion unveils the first GPS GoPal P4425 with an Authentec fingerprint sensor.
  • (2008 Sep): Medion unveils the GPS GoPal P5435 / P5430 with the AES1510 Authentec sensor.
  • (2008 Jun) GoPal P5235
  • (2009 Aug): Medion announces the P4245 & P4445
  • (2010 Nov): Gopal P4440
  • (2010 Mar): Medion announces the X4345 & X4545.

  • Huaxiang

  • (2007 Oct): Huaxiang N800 phone+TV with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.

  • Asus

  • (2008 Mar): Asus unveils the M536 PDA phone. Note the difference between the announce and the product.

  • Kyocera

  • (2008 Mar): Kyocera demonstrated its E2000 fingerprint enabled cell phone at the CTIA 2008 (which seems to be a specific version). (Credit: Kent German/CNET Networks)

  • Gionee

  • (2008 Apr): Gionee A8 & A8+ have an Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2007 Oct): The Gionee Z6 is a variant of the CECT T100.
  • (2008 Aug): Gionee V8800 has an Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.

  • Motorola

  • (2008 Jul): Motorola unveils the Q9 Napoleon with an Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2009 Apr): Leaks from FCC about the Motorola A4500, which is the same.
  • (2010 Jun): Motorola unveils the ES400 with an Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2011 Jan): Motorola unveils the Atrix MB860 (ME860, MB861) with an Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2011 Nov) Atrix 2: no more fingerprint sensor.

  • Sharp

  • (2008 Aug): Sharp unveils the SH907i (aka SH-01A) with an optical swipe fingerprint sensor (Touch Cruiser) likely from Mitsumi.
  • (2008 Oct): Sharp phone unveils the SH-01A & SH-03A.
  • Software is done by BGT BgenuineTec
  • (2009 Jan): Sharp unveils the E05SH & E06SH. Sensor likely from Atrua.
  • (2009 Aug) promoted by KDDI.

  • Lexun / Leson

  • (2008 Sep): Lexun / Leson unveils the G2(?) / Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • (2009 Feb): also called U6

  • Haier

  • (2008 Nov): Haier unveils the N77 (Atrua fingerprint sensor).

  • Unitech: PA968

  • (2008 Nov) the PA968 is released with a FingerChip fingerprint sensor.

  • Acer

  • (2009 Feb): Acer unveils the Tempo M900.

  • Parvus

  • (2009 Mar): Parvus releases the Zypad WR1100, a rugged wrist wearable wireless computer with a Upek? fingerprint sensor (in the internal face of the device).

  • Ulysse Nardin

  • (2009 Mar): Ulysse Nardin releases the E05SH and E06SH.

  • Matrix

  • (2010 May): Matrix unveils the M5 from the M series with an Authentec ATW310 sensor (was an Atrua sensor).

  • Philips

  • (2010 July): Philips unveils the Xenium X712 with an Authentec AES2260 for Sang Fei.

  • Konka

  • (2013 Aug): Konka unveils the Konka K5 Van Gogh with a swipe fingeprint sensor FPC 1080A.

  • Apple

  • (2013 Sep): Apple unveils the iPhone 5S with a fingerprint sensor from their own (as they bought Authentec one year ago).
    Full story on my specific Apple page with links to source information.
  • (2014 Sep): Apple unveils the iPhone 6. Same sensor.

  • Bull

  • (2013 Oct): Bull unveils the Hoox m2 with a Upek TCS5 fingerprint sensor (2008) which is surprising as it is now Apple.

  • Elephone

  • (2014 Jun): Elephone launches the P2000 with a Fingerprint Cards FPC1080 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2014 Aug): Swipe launches the Sense.
  • (2014 Aug): iberry launches the Auxus Note 5.5.

  • Huawei

  • (2014 Sep): Huawei the Ascend Mate 7 with a Fingerprint Cards FPC1020 fingerprint sensor.

  • Phone accessories


    BioWallet / Mobbeel

  • (2011 Jan): BioWallet Demos Iris Recognition Technology.

  • Fulcrum

  • (2011 May): Fulcrum releases the FbF® mobileOne, a Biometric Fingerprint Accessory for iPod Touch with a Upek sensor.

  • SIC Biometrics

  • (2011): SIC annouces the iFMID the Fingerprint Mobile Identification Device “FMID” reader series for smart phone (Apple).
  • (2011 Nov) Fingerprint sensor from Idex (press release)

  • FingerQ

  • (2013 Jun): FingerQ (World Wide Touch Technology (WWTT) unveils a family of cases for smartphones with the FPC1080A swipe fingerprint sensor (via CNET ASIA).

  • Biometrics visitors