The prices mentioned in this article are the lowest online prices (Flipkart, Amazon or Snapdeal) at the time of writing.
As time progressed, smartphones have evolved a lot. The manufacturing cost have reduced a lot, which means the features which were exclusive to the high end segment few years ago have paved its way to the budget and mid segment. The fingerprint scanner is also one of the those features that is making its way to budget and mid-range phones. While there are a plethora of high-end phones with this technology, BeamDroid brings to you a list of phones featuring fingerprint scanner below Rs 20,000 in no particular order.
1. Coolpad Note 3 (Rs 8,999)
Coolpad Note 3 is among the aggressively priced smartphones featuring a Fingerprint Scanner. The fingerprint scanner is located at the back of the device. This device features a fingerprint sensor which takes only 0.5 seconds to unlock the screen and can automatically detect dry or wet fingers for better accuracy. You can also access the various applications with a touch of your finger by Customizing different fingers for different applications, like forefinger to open the Camera & ring finger for Phone Tool etc. According to the company, with a reliability test of ten million presses and 2.0 technology, Note 3’s fingerprint sensor can be used for 9 years. The identification accuracy has increased by 99% with the application of PFE mode enhancement resolution, which is sensitive and self-learning, making the identification accuracy and speed better with time.
Other specifications of the device include a 5.5″ HD Screen, an Octa-Core Processor, 3GB RAM, 16GB Internal memory with external support up to 64GB, 13MP main camera, 5MP selfie camera, 3000 mAh battery and Dual-SIM functionality with 4G support on both the SIM slots. Click here to buy from Amazon for Rs 8,999.
2. Meizu MX5 (Rs 17,999)
MX5 is a beautiful full-metal body smartphone which comes with an upgraded MTouch 2.0 Fingerprint Sensor that gives you a safe, fast and convenient access to your smartphone. With 81% increased resolution, the mTouch 2.0 fingerprint sensor collects more information for enhanced accuracy. According to Meizu, it can withstand 3,00,000 touches without any problem. Moreover, the fixed layer of water-proof silicone gel safeguards it from water and stain erosion. The sensor is located at the front of the device.
Other Specifications of the device include a 5.5″ Full-HD Super AMOLED protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 20.7MP rear camera with 4K video recording along with a 5MP selfie snapper, 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Processor, 3150 mAh battery with Quick Charging, 3GB RAM, 16GB Internal memory and Dual-SIM functionality with 4G support on both SIM slots. Click here to buy from Snapdeal for Rs 17,999.
3. Lenovo Vibe P1 (Rs 15,999)
However, the USP of this device is the hefty 4900 mAh battery it comes with, it is also equipped with a fingerprint reader for secure login and enhanced protection against data theft. It also features a secure zone which separates your personal files from official files for your convenience.Other specifications of the device includes a 5.5″ Full-HD IPS display protected by a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 13MP main camera along with a 5MP selfie shooter, a 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB, 4900 mAh battery with Fast Charging, Dual-SIM functionality with 4G support on both the slots. Click here to buy from Flipkart for Rs 15,999.
4. Panasonic Eluga Mark (Rs 11,330)
Equipped with a Fingerprint scanner, you can personalize the ELUGA Mark with up to 5 different fingerprints for 5 different apps or just to launch your phone. The Mark comes with Android –for- work support, which allows enhanced IT security and BYOD (bring your own device) compatibility for private devices to operate on secure corporate networks.Other specifications of the device includes a 5.5″ HD IPS display, a 13MP main camera along with a 5MP selfie shooter, a 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB, 2500 mAh battery and Dual-SIM functionality. Click here to buy from Flipkart for Rs 11,330.
5. Xolo Q2100 (Rs 9,199)
Keep all your personal data safe with XOLO Q2100, as it comes with a fingerprint sensor that ensures only YOU can access your device. Now, no one can ever guess your password and you can never forget it. To securely access and unlock your smartphone just place your finger at the back of your XOLO Q2100 and swipe.Other specifications of the device includes a 5.5″ HD IPS display protected by a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 8MP main camera along with a 2MP selfie shooter, a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core Processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB, 2800 mAh battery and Dual-SIM functionality with 3G support. Click here to buy from Flipkart for Rs 9,199.