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Chronology of Cellphones / PDAs / GPS
Chronologie des Portables / Assistants personels / GPS

Here is the history of cellphones, PDAs & GPS containing a built-in fingerprint sensor

Same information as with companies, latest devices first.

We can clearly see the "Apple effect": Apple bought Authentec in 2012...


2015

Nexus 5X & Nexus 6P

  • Nexus is a Google brand.
  • (2015 Sep): The LG-made Nexus 5X and the Huawei-made Nexus 6P embeds the FPC1025 fingerprint sensor on the back.
  • Doogee Y200

  • (2015 Sep): Doogee Y200 has a front fingerprint sensor.
  • Apple 6S & 6S Plus

  • (2015 Sep): the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus has a sensor that can detect fingerprints “even faster than the previous generation”. Gromph! Likely thanks to the improved speed of the A9...
  • Huawei Honor 5X

  • (2015 Sep): some leaks (Teena) about the Huawei Honor 5X.
  • OnePlus 2 Mini

  • (2015 Sep): Some leaks show a OnePlus 2 Mini with a fingerprint sensor on the back.
  • Meizu Pro 5

  • (2015 Jun): Meizu unveils the MX5 with the FPC1155 fingerprint sensor from Fingerprint Cards.
  • (2015 Sep): the Meizu Pro 5 has the same design, also with the FPC1155
  • ivvi K2

  • ivvi is a joint venture between Yulong Coolpad & LeTV, launched in 2014.
  • (2015 Sep): The Ivvi K2 embeds the FPC1025.
  • BLU Pure XL

  • (2015 Sep): BLU Pure XL contains the Fingerprint Cards FPC1025 on the rear + Precise Biometrics algorithm.
  • LG Nexus 5X

  • (2015 Sep): details about the LG Nexus 5X (Huawei is also making a Nexus).
  • Huawei Mate S

  • (2015 Sep): the Huawei Mate S is unveiled.
  • NextBit Robin

  • (2015 Sep): NextBit Robin contains the Fingerprint Cards FPC1145. There is a teardown on the verge, but I think the fingerprint sensor is missing...
  • Gigaset ME

  • (2015 Sep): Gigaset unveils 3 phones: the Gigaset ME Pure, Gigaset ME & Gigaset ME Pro, with the Fingerprint Cards FPC1025.
  • Lenovo Vibe P1

  • (2015 Aug): Lenovo Vibe P1 is unveiled at IFA 2015.
  • (2015 Sep): The Vibe P1 contains the Synaptics' Natural ID area touch fingerprint sensor FS4202
  • QiKU Terra, QiKU q Luna

  • (2015 Aug): Fingerprint Cards unveils that QiKU, a Qihoo 360 smartphone brand, announced three Android smartphones, "Professional version", "Flagship version" and "Young version", all featuring FPC's touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025.
  • (2015 Sep) Two phones are released: QiKU Terra, QiKU q Luna. Pro & Flagship seems to have the same design.
  • Sony Z5

  • (2015 Jul): rumors about the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Plus with a fingerprint sensor, possibly on the button on the side.
  • (2015 Sep): the Z5 family is unveiled: compact, regular, premium/plus. Fingerprint sensor on the side, start button.
  • ZTE V5 Pro

  • (2015 Aug): The ZTE V5 Pro has the same sensor design than the Xiao Xian 2.
  • Blackview BV9000

  • (2015 Aug): First photos of the Blackview BV9000 with a back fingerprint sensor.
  • QiKu

  • (2015 Aug): Fingerprint Cards unveils that QiKu, a Qihoo 360 smartphone brand, announced three Android smartphones, "Professional version", "Flagship version" and "Young version", all featuring FPC's touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025.
  • UMI Fair

  • (2015 Aug): UMI unveils the Fair "first fingerprint ID phone designed for everyone" at $99, with a fingerprint sensor on the back (likely FPC).
  • Leagoo Elite 1

  • (2015 Aug): Leagoo unveils the Elite 1 with a fingerprint sensor on the front.
  • Tecno Phantom 5

  • (2015 Aug): rumors about the next Tecno flagship phone.
  • (2015 Sep): Tecno Mobile launches the Phantom 5.
  • Huawei Honor 7i

  • (2015 Aug): the Honor 7i is unveiled, with a touch fingerprint sensor placed on the left hand side panel. According to the company, the sensor works even when the fingers are sweaty by utilizing “enhanced fingerprint recognition algorithms” technology. FPC1145 from Fingerprint Cards.
  • Samsung Galaxy A8

  • (2015 Aug): Samsung releases the Galaxy A8 with a fingerprint sensor (button).
  • Lenovo Vibe X3

  • (2015 Aug): Lenovo Vibe X3 specifications leaked.
  • Huawei Mate 8

  • (2015 Aug): some leaks about the Mate 8.
  • UMI Hammer S

  • (2015 Jul): UMI unveils the Hammer S with a fingerprint sensor on the back (likely FPC).
  • Turing Phone

  • (2015 Jul): Turing Robotic Industries unveils the Turing Phone with a side fingerprint sensor.
  • ZTE Axon A2015

  • (2015 Jul): The China version of the ZTE Axon A2015 has a fingerprint sensor on the back.
    Fingerprint Cards FPC1025.
  • LG V10

  • (2015 Jul): The LG G Pro 3 (or LG G4 Pro...) phablet is announced with fingerprint recognition.
  • (2015 Sep): LG smartphone V10 contains the FPC1035 fingerprint sensor.
  • Yulong Coolpad Note3

  • (2015 Jul): The Dazen / Qiku Note3 seems to be a Coolpad phone.
  • Huawei Nexus Google

  • (2015 Jul): The next Nexus phone for Google (Angler) may have a fingerprint sensor.
  • Blackview Alife P1 Pro

  • (2015 Jun): Blackview releases the Alife P1 Pro with a front fingerprint sensor (close design to Meixu).
  • Doogee F5/F2015

  • (2015 Jun): Doogee (Doogee mobile) unveils the F2015 with a rear fingerprint sensor.
  • Oukitel U8

  • (2015 Jun): Oukitel unveils the U8 (Universe Tap) with a rear fingerprint sensor.
  • Ulephone Be Touch 2

  • (2015 Jun): Ulephone unveils the Be Touch 2 "I am not iPhone 6 Plus, indeed!" :) "most advanced Front fingerprint touch ID, 360 degree rotation".
    Silead sensor?
  • (2015 Jun): The Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE has the same design.
  • ZTE Nubia X8

  • (2015 Jun): Images of the ZTE Nubia X8 surface with a fingerprint sensor on the back.
  • Xiaomi Mi 5

  • (2015 Jun): Xiaomi is said to be introducing a fingerprint scanner named Sense ID with Mi 5 (Sense ID, a brand from Qualcomm?).
  • Meizu MX5

  • (2015 Jun): Meizu unveils the MX5 with the FPC1155 fingerprint sensor from Fingerprint Cards.
  • Elephone P8000

  • (2015 Jun): Elephone releases the P8000.
  • (2015 Aug): iBerry Auxus Prime P8000
  • Motorola X

  • (2015 Jun): Moto X (2015) will likely incorporate fingerprint scanner. TBC.
  • Lenovo Zuk Z1

  • (2015 Jun): The start-up Zuk, backed by Lenovo, is announcing the Z1 with U-touch.
  • (2015 Aug): FPC1155 fingerprint sensor from Fingerprint Cards.
  • Huawei Honor 7

  • (2015 Jun): Huawei unveils the Honor 7 with a Fingerprint Cards FPC1025 fingerprint sensor.
  • Mstar S700

  • (2015 May): Mstar unveils the S700 with "MTouch press type fingerprint sensor".
  • ZTE Xiao Xian 2

  • (2015 May): ZTE releases the Xiao Xian 2 (aka the B880) with a fingerprint sensor. Maybe Silead.
  • ZTE Nubia Z9 Exclusive

  • (2015 May): ZTE unveils the ZTE Nubia Z9 Exclusive (Prestige) with a fingerprint sensor on the side.
  • Oppo R7 plus

  • (2015 May): Oppo unveils the R7 plus with a Fingerprint Cards FPC1021 fingerprint sensor.
  • Elephone P7000

  • (2015 May): Elephone releases the P7000. The fingerprint sensor is back to the back...
    "Press touch ID", Apple will like :)
  • Sharp Aquos Zeta SH-03G

  • (2015 May): Sharp unveils the Aquos Zeta SH-03G. Sensor from Synaptics.
  • Yulong Coolpad Tiptop Pro

  • (2015 May): The Yulong Coolpad Tiptop Pro has a FPC1025 fingerprint sensor. Precise Biometrics algorithm.
  • LeTV LeMax

  • (2015 Apr): LeTV unveils the LeMax with a Fingerprint Cards FPC1025 fingerprint sensor.
  • Newman Button

  • (2015 Apr): Newman unveils the Newman Button (CM810) with a Fingerprint Cards FPC1020 fingerprint sensor.
  • Saygus V2

  • (2015 Apr): Saygus unveils the V2 at the CES with a Synaptics (tbc) fingerprint sensor on the side.
  • Bluboo X500

  • (2015 Apr): Bluboo unveils the X500 with a front fingerprint sensor.
  • OnePlus Two

  • (2015 Mar): The next OnePlus Two could feature "Laser focus fingerprint identification". Indeed?
  • (2015 Jul): the Two is released. Fingerprint Cards FPC1150.
  • Samsung Glaxy S6

  • (2015 Mar): Samsung releases the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge with a larger Synaptics fingerprint sensor (touch).
  • THL 2015

  • (2015 Jan): THL unveils the THL 2015 with a rear fingerprint sensor.
  • Elephone P5000

  • (2015 Jan): Elephone releases the P5000. Now the fingerprint sensor is in the button.
  • HTC One M9+

  • (2015 Jan) some leaks about the HTC One M9+ with a fingerprint sensor. The previous version have no fingerprint sensor.
  • (2015 Apr): HTC releases the HTC One M9+ with a fingerprint sensor in the home button. FPC1155?
  • 2014

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 2

  • (2014 Dec): a prototype of the (future) Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has a FocalTech FT9200 sensor.
  • (2015 Jul): some leaks of the back, maybe a dummy unit?
  • KingZone

    KingZone N3

  • (2014 Dec): KingZone unveils the N3 with a Fingerprint Cards sensor.
  • (2015 Feb) The N3 plus is released.
  • (2015 May) The Z1 looks the same.
  • Motorola Nexus 6

  • (2014 Dec): Source code reveals discarded Nexus 6 fingerprint scanner (android authority).
    (2015) it seems that the fingerprint sensor was coming from Authentec, bought by Apple a few weeks before the final scale mass manufacturing, so middle 2012... G for Games).
  • Meizu MX4 pro

  • (2014 Nov): Meizu unveils the MX4 pro with the "mTouch" fingerprint sensor, the GF66X8 chip from Goodix using a sapphire glass (like the Apple 5S).
    Signal in the ring: 3.3V, about 700KHz.
  • Oppo N3

  • (2014 Oct): Oppo unveils the N3 with a Fingerprint Cards FPC1021 fingerprint sensor.
  • Bluboo X6

  • (2014 Oct): Bluboo unveils the X6 with a front fingerprint sensor.
  • Philips Aurora i966

  • (2014 Oct): Philips unveils the Aurora i966 with an Egistec ET300 touch fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu Arrows M305/KA4

  • (2014 Oct): The Fujitsu Arrows M305/KA4 is announced. Same sensor.
  • Fujitsu Arrows NX F-02G

  • (2014 Oct): The Fujitsu Arrows NX F-02G is announced with the same sensor (Fingerprint Cards).
  • Xolo Q2100

  • (2014 Sep): Xolo unveils the Q2100 with a Synaptics/Validity fingerprint sensor?
  • (2015 Feb) Walton Primo NX2 looks the same.
  • Timmy E88

  • (2014 Sep): Timmy unveils the E88 with a Fingerprint Cards sensor.
  • Elephone G6

  • (2014 Sep): Elephone releases the G6. Same design.
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

  • (2014 Sep): Apple unveils the iPhone 6 & 6 Plus. Same sensor.
  • Equips also the iPad Air 2, and the iPad Mini 3.
  • Huawei Ascend G8

  • (2014 Jul): Ascend G8 aka Maimang4 aka Rio 4 or Rio-Al00/C100.
  • Elephone P3000

  • (2014 Jul): Elephone announces the P3000.
  • (2014 Oct): Otium unveils the Z4.
  • Also known as the SciPhone C3000.
  • Huawei Honor 6

  • (2014 Jun) Some leaks about the Huawei Honor (or Glory) 6 with a fingerprint sensor.
  • (2014 Sep): Huawei unveils the Ascend Mate 7 with a Fingerprint Cards FPC1020 fingerprint sensor.
  • Elephone P2000

  • (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.
  • (2014 Apr): Mlais unveils the Note Pro.
  • (2014 Jun): Vifocal unveils the C1000.
  • (2014 Jun): Goophone M3+.
  • Samsung Z

  • (2014 Jun): Samsung Z
  • Gionee Elife E8

  • (2014 Jun): Gionee Elife E8 with a Fingerprint Cards FPC1021 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2015 Jun) the Allview X2 Xtreme has the same design.
  • Pantech Vega Iron2

  • (2014 May): Vega Iron2, IM-A910S.
  • (2014 Nov): Vega Pop-Up NOTE, IM-A920S. Similar design for the sensor.
  • Fujitsu Arrow NX F-05F

  • (2014 May) The Arrow NX F-05F is unveiled.
  • Samsung S5

  • (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).
  • Gionee T1

  • (2014 Jan): Gionee T1 is announced by Fingerprint Cards as being the first Gionee phone with a fingerprint sensor
    Ah! marketing guys...
  • 2013

    Oppo (BBK) Vivo Xplay 3S

  • (2013 Dec): BBK annouces the Vivo Xplay 3S with a Fingerprint Cards sensor.
  • Pantech Secret Up IM-A900S

  • (2013 Dec): Secret Up IM-A900S, IM-A900K, IM-A900L.
  • Fujitsu F-04F

  • (2013 Dec) The F-04F is released. Sensor similar to the F-07E.
  • Fujitsu Disney F-03F

  • (2013 Dec) The Disney F-03F has the same sensor.
  • Pantech Vega Secret Note

  • (2013 Nov): Pantech unveiled the Vega Secret Note with a swipe fingerprint sensor on the back, Fingerprint Cards sensor. IM-A390L, IM-A390S, IM-A390K.
  • Bull

    Bull Hoox m2

  • (2013 Oct): Bull unveils the Hoox m2 with a Upek TCS5 fingerprint sensor (2008) which is surprising as it is now Apple.
  • Fujitsu Arrows Z FJL22

  • (2013 Oct): The Fujitsu Arrows Z FJL22 is announced with the same sensor, close design to the 301F.
  • Apple

    Apple 5S

  • (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.
  • Fujitsu Arrows A 301F

  • (2013 Sep): The Fujitsu Arrows A 301F (SoftBank) is announced with a new round swipe fingerprint sensor in different colors. Surprizingly very close design to the Apple iPhone 5S... Fingerprint Cards sensor.
  • (2013 Sep): The Fujitsu Arrows NX F-01F looks the same.
  • (2013 Sep): Softbank A 301F
  • Pantech Vega LTE-A IM-A880S

  • (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).
  • Konka

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

  • (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.
  • Fujitsu F-07E

  • (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.
  • Fujitsu Arrows NX F-06E

  • (2013 Jun): The Fujitsu Arrows NX F-06E is released with the Authentec AES850.
  • Fujitsu Arrows X F-02E

  • (2013 Feb): The Fujitsu Arrows X F-02E is released with the Authentec AES850.
  • Samsung S2

  • (2013 Jan): Validity demonstrate a modified Galaxy S2 with a swipe fingerprint sensor.
    (via LaptopMag)
  • 2012

    Fujitsu Arrows ef FJL21

  • (2012 Nov): The Fujitsu Arrows ef FJL21 is released with the Authentec AES850.
  • Fujitsu Arrows V F-04E

  • (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.
  • Fujitsu Tegra 3

  • (2012 Feb): The Fujitsu Tegra 3 prototype is unveiled.
  • (2012 Jul): The Fujitsu Arrows Z ISW13F is released with the Authentec AES850.
  • 2011

    Fujitsu F-02D

  • (2011 Nov): The Fujitsu F-02D has the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu F-04D

  • (2011 Nov): The Fujitsu F-04D has the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu REGZA Phone T-01D

  • (2011 Nov): The Fujitsu REGZA Phone T-01D has the Authentec AES850 fingerprint sensor.
  • (2012 Feb): The Fujitsu F-08D has the same design.
  • Fujitsu F-11C

  • (2011 May): Fujitsu unveils the F-11C with the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • Motorola Atrix MB860

  • (2011 Jan): Motorola unveils the Atrix MB860 (ME860, MB861) with an Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2011 Nov) Atrix 2: no more fingerprint sensor.
  • 2010

    Fujitsu F-01C

  • (2010 Nov): The Fujitsu F-01C has the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu F-03C

  • (2010 Nov): The Fujitsu F-03C has the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • Philips Xenium X712

  • (2010 Jul): Philips unveils the Xenium X712 with an Authentec AES2260 for Sang Fei.
  • Motorola ES400

  • (2010 Jun): Motorola unveils the ES400 with an Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • Matrix M5

  • (2010 May): Matrix unveils the M5 from the M series with an Authentec ATW310 sensor (was an Atrua sensor).
  • Fujitsu F-06B & F-07B

  • (2010 May): The Fujitsu F-06B & F-07B have the Authentec AES1750 fingerprint sensor.
  • Medion X4345 & X4545

  • (2010 Mar): Medion announces the X4345 & X4545.
  • 2009

    Fujitsu F-03B

  • (2009 Dec): The Fujitsu F-03B has the Authentec AES1711 fingerprint sensor.
  • LG TeleCom IQ

  • (2009 Nov): LG IQ pdaphone / LG eXpo (GW820) containing an Authentec AES1711 fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu F-01B

  • (2009 Nov) Prime series F-01B is close, but not exactly the same. Waterproof. AES1711.
  • Medion P4245 & P4445

  • (2009 Aug): Medion announces the P4245 & P4445
  • (2010 Nov): Gopal P4440
  • Fujitsu F-09A

  • (2009 Jun): The Fujitsu F-09A is unveiled with the Authentec AES1711 fingerprint sensor.
  • Ulysse Nardin E05SH E06SH

  • (2009 Mar): Ulysse Nardin releases the E05SH and E06SH.
  • Parvus Zypad WR1100

  • (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).
  • Acer Tempo M900

  • (2009 Feb): Acer unveils the Tempo M900.
  • Sharp E05SH & E06SH

  • (2009 Jan): Sharp unveils the E05SH & E06SH. Sensor likely from Atrua.
  • (2009 Aug) promoted by KDDI.
  • 2008

    Unitech PA968

  • (2008 Nov) the PA968 is released with a FingerChip fingerprint sensor.
  • Haier N77

  • (2008 Nov): Haier unveils the N77 (Atrua fingerprint sensor).
  • Yulong Coolpad 9000

  • (2008 Nov): The Yulong Coolpad 9000 has an Authentec 1510 swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu F-01

  • (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.
  • Sagem Porsche P9522

  • (2008 Sep) The Porsche P9522 has an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • Lexun / Leson G2, U6

  • (2008 Sep): Lexun / Leson unveils the G2(?) / Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • (2009 Feb): also called U6
  • Medion GoPal P5435

  • (2008 Sep): Medion unveils the GPS GoPal P5435 / P5430 with the AES1510 Authentec sensor.
  • (2008 Jun) GoPal P5235
  • Lenovo P960

  • (2008 Aug): Lenovo unveils the P960 using an Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • Sharp SH907i

  • (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
  • Gionee V8800

  • (2008 Aug): Gionee V8800 has an Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • Motorola

    Motorola Q9 Napoleon

  • (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.
  • Gionee A8

  • (2008 Apr): Gionee A8 & A8+ have an Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • Kyocera E2000

  • (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)
  • Asus M536

  • (2008 Mar): Asus unveils the M536 PDA phone. Note the difference between the announce and the product.
  • CECT T150

  • (2008 Feb) The T150 is an update.
  • Obee 800

  • (2008 Feb): Obee releases the Obee 800 with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • CECT CECT T100+

  • (2008 Jan): The CECT T100+ is unveiled.
  • CECT T300

  • (2008 Jan): The CECT T300 is unveiled.
  • Toshiba G910

  • (2008 Jan): Toshiba unveils the G910 with Atrua ATW310 sweep fingerprint sensor.
  • 2007

    CECT T100

  • (2007 Oct): The Gionee Z6 is a variant of the CECT T100.
  • Huaxiang N800

  • (2007 Oct): Huaxiang N800 phone+TV with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • CECT S10

  • (2007 Sep): The CECT S10 is unveiled.
  • The Bird V800 is the same.
  • Obee 737

  • (2007 Sep): Obee releases the Obee 737 with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • Medion

  • (2007 Sep): Medion unveils the first GPS GoPal P4425 with an Authentec fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu F905i

  • (2007 Sep): The Fujitsu F905i is announced. Authentec AES1710.
  • (2008 May) The F906i has the same design for the sensor.
  • Obee 757

  • (2007 Aug): Obee releases the Obee 757 with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • CECT A308

  • (2007 Aug): The CECT A308 is unveiled.
  • Fujitsu F1100

  • (2007 Aug): The Fujitsu F1100 is the first Fujitsu PDAphone. It contains a fingerprint swipe sensor on the back side.
  • Fujitsu

  • (2008 Mar) released on the market.
  • Obee 700

  • (2007 Jul): Obee releases the Obee 700 with an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • Sagem Porsche P9521

  • (2007 Jun) The Porsche P9521 from the Porsche Design Mobile Group has an Atrua fingerprint sensor.
  • Jacob Palmborg

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

  • (2007 May): Qiao Xing Mobile (CECT) unveils the T100 containing an Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu F904i

  • (2007 Apr): The Fujitsu F904i is announced. Authentec 1710 swipe sensor on the back side.
  • Toshiba G500

  • (2007 Feb): Toshiba unveils at 3GSM the G500 with an Atrua ATW310? sweep fingerprint sensor.
  • Hitachi W51H

  • (2007 Jan): Hitachi unveils the W51H using an Authentec AES1510 fingerprint sensor also used as navigation.
  • Willcom WX321J

  • (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.
  • 2006

    Fujitsu F903i

  • (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
  • Skyworth V638

  • (2006 Jul): Skyworth V638 with the Fujitsu MBF310 fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu F902iS

  • (2006 Apr): The Fujitsu F902iS cell phone contains an Authentec swipe sensor on the back side.
  • Emano MedTab

  • (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 Sirius P6500

  • (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.
  • HTC Census

  • (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.
  • ViewSonic V38r-01

  • (2006 Mar): ViewSonic's V38r-01, V38r-02 & V38r-02A using an Authentec fingerprint sensor.
  • Advance Tech M.A.G.I.C

  • (2006 Mar): Advance Tech unveils the M.A.G.I.C using the Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu F702iD

  • (2006 Jan): The Fujitsu F702iD cell phone contains an Authentec swipe sensor.
  • 2005

    Lenovo ET980

  • (2005 Oct): Lenovo unveils the ET980 using the Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor. Seems to be an option of the prototype.
  • Samsung SCH S370

  • (2005 Oct): Samsung unveils the SCH S370 Anycall cellphone using the Authentec swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • Fujitsu F902i

  • (2005 Oct): The Fujitsu F902i cell phone contains the Authentec swipe sensor. (ITMedia)
  • Pantech PCK-6000

  • (2005 Sep): Pantech unveils the PCK-6000/PG-6200/G-6200 containing the Fujitsu swipe sensor.
  • Willcom WX310J

  • (2005 Sep): Willcom unveil a cellphone proto using the Fujitsu swipe fingerprint sensor (Akihabara -english-).
  • (2006 Jan) Official release of the WX310J.
  • Pantech PT-K1200

  • (2005 July): The Pantech & Curitel PT-K1200 cellphone containing the Authentec swipe sensor is unveiled.
  • Fujitsu Genesis

  • (2005 Jul): NewDealDesign unveils a Fujitsu cellphone proto, the Genesis, with a fingerprint sensor. (well, I don't know where is the sensor!?!)
  • LG TeleCom LG-LP3550

  • (2005 Apr): LG-LP3550 cameraphone containing an Authentec AES2500.
  • Yulong Coolpad 858F

  • (2005 Feb): Yulong Coolpad announces the Coolpad 858F GSM with the Atrua swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • 2004

    Fujitsu F901iC

  • (2004 Dec): The Fujitsu F901iC cell phone contains the Authentec AES2500. (Japan only)
  • HP iPAQ hx2750/hx2755

  • (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 CEATEC

  • (2004 Oct): Casio shows at the CEATEC a phone prototype with a transparent TFT sensor directly put over the display.
  • YRP Ubiquitous Communicator

  • (2004 Sep) YRP shows a new release of the Ubiquitous Communicator. Atrua sensor?
  • LG TeleCom LG-LP3800

  • (2004 August): LG-LP3800 cameraphone containing the Authentec AES2500.
  • (2005 Mar): The KP3800 is an update.
  • Pantech GI100

  • (2004 August): The Pantech GI100 cellphone containing the Fujitsu MBF310 swipe sensor is announced. Also called Z1.
  • Hitachi G1000

  • (2004 July): An Hitachi G1000 PDAphone prototype containing the Atrua swipe sensor is shown in Japan.
  • Fujitsu F900it

  • (2004 June): The F900it is the same as F900i, but with a twist screen.
  • Fujitsu F506i

  • (2004 May): The Fujitsu F506i cell phone contains the Upek TouchStrip. (Japan only)
  • 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.
  • Fujitsu F900i

  • (2004 Feb): The Fujitsu F900i cell phone contains the Authentec AES2500. (Japan only)
  • Authentec AES2500

    2003

    YRP Ubiquitous Communicator

    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.
  • Casio

  • (2003 Feb): Casio & Alps Electric unveil a new fingerprint optical sweep sensor designed for cellphone such as the Casio cellphone prototype.
  • Fujitsu F505i

  • (2003 Feb): The Fujitsu F505i cell phone contains the Authentec sensor. (Japan only)
  • 2002

    HP iPAQ h5450

  • (2002 Nov): The HP iPAQ h5450 is the first PDA with a built-in fingerprint sensor, the FingerChip AT77C101 from Atmel.
  • CDL Paron

  • (2002 Nov): IBM & CDL (Consumer Direct Link) announce the Paron MPC (PDA+GSM) with an Authentec sensor, under Linux. Never released.
  • 2001

    Handspring Visor

  • (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

    2000

    Sagem MC 959

  • (2000 Jan) Sagem MC 959 ID with a ST/Upek fingerprint sensor on the back.
  • 1998

    Siemens

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