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Xiaomi 15 Series and OnePlus 13 Rumored to Feature Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensors

Xiaomi 15 Series and OnePlus 13 Rumored to Feature Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensors

by Aiman MaulanaMarch 8, 2024
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Xiaomi and OnePlus, known for their flagship smartphones, are rumored to make a significant upgrade to their devices by incorporating ultrasonic fingerprint sensors in their upcoming models. While both brands have been utilizing optical in-display fingerprint sensors for several years, the shift to ultrasonic technology could enhance user experience in terms of speed and accuracy.

Xiaomi 15 Series and OnePlus 13 to Feature Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensors

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Weibo, China’s popular microblogging platform, has become a source of speculation as two separate posts on the platform suggest that Xiaomi is currently in the testing phase of ultrasonic fingerprint sensors for its upcoming Xiaomi 15 series. This flagship family is already in development, and the sensors aim to bring an improved unlocking experience to users.

The Xiaomi 15 is expected to maintain the fully flat screen design seen in its predecessor. On the other hand, the Ultra variant of the series is rumored to feature a curvier glass, similar to the design adopted by the Xiaomi 14 Ultra.

Xiaomi 15 Series and OnePlus 13 Rumored to Feature Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensors

Interestingly, it’s not just Xiaomi making this shift. The OnePlus 13 is also rumored to embrace ultrasonic fingerprint sensor technology. This move aligns OnePlus with Samsung’s flagship models and certain high-end devices from vivo. Ultrasonic sensors, based on early experiences, have demonstrated the potential to offer faster and more accurate unlocking.

While these rumors are generating anticipation among smartphone enthusiasts, it’s crucial to note that the development of these devices is still in its early stages. The Xiaomi 15 series and OnePlus 13 are expected to launch towards the end of the year in China, with a subsequent international release in early 2025. Stay tuned for further updates on these anticipated releases.


Pokdepinion: As the development progresses, changes to the features and specifications may occur. Nevertheless, the prospect of having ultrasonic fingerprint readers on more handsets is an exciting development for the smartphone market.

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Aiman Maulana
Jack of all trades, master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one. YouTuber, video editor, tech head, and a wizard of gaming. What's up? :)