Elephone R9: the biometric reader will be protected by a glass coating

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In the last days have emerged several technical characteristics of the next smartphone proposed by ElephoneOr l 'Elephone R9. These include the fact that the physical home button, located below the display, integrates one fingerprint reader.

The Chinese company has announced that it has implemented one glass cover to protect the physical key on theR9. In addition to offering premium protection and a touch sensation, glass should allow identification of theFingerprint more quickly and accurately.

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Elephone R9: new details confirmed on the biometric reader

Sat, Director of Product Design di Elephone, explained that the company conducted a survey, which lasted a full year, about possible solutions coating you can apply on your phone.

There are currently several smartphone manufacturers who adopt cheap coating solutions. However, there are some aspects to consider if this type of technology is used. Firstly, the surface is not very hard (with 3H grade), there is little resistance to abrasion and the glossy coating has a low yield (less than 80%).

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Furthermore, using an opaque coating is inconvenient and not very reliable. The solution with glass coveron the other hand, it is ergonomic, reliable, long-lasting (with a degree superior to 6H) and guarantees a yield superior to 95%. Companies of the caliber of Vivo, OPPO, Meizu, Xiaomi e LeEco have already decided to adopt this type of glass cover.

Elephone would like to start using this technology to provide a better comfort experience for users. THE'Elephone R9 it will be the first smartphone of the company to be characterized by one glass cover on the fingerprint scanner.

What we know about the technical specifications

Through a recent press release, the Asian company has revealed that the device will be characterized by just thick frames 0.6 mm. This will allow you to create a device with a high screen / body ratio.

In addition to this feature, the smartphone will be powered by a SoC MediaTek Helio X20. To this they will be joined 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Present on the terminal also Android 6.0 Marshmallow pre-installed and a main camera from 13 mega-pixels.


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