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Top 25 Android Phones with Fingerprint Scanner/Sensor

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With fast evolving modern day technology, fingerprint scanner is quickly becoming prevalent amongst smartphones today, this feature that was once regarded to as a high-end thingy has been commonized, just quite so.

Most smartphone companies -Android especially- now incorporates a fingerprint scanner in both entry level and premium versions of their devices.

Aside the extra premium look and feel, fingerprint sensor also provides a more secured, faster and easier way of unlocking your device, you’re just one finger tap away from accessing your phone.

You can also control app permissions and lock your sensitive apps or information with the fingerprint technology. Some High-end devices with inbuilt payment system also uses the fingerprint scanners to authenticate online payments.

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In this article, we’ve made an exhaustive list of good Android phones with fingerprint sensor, most of the phones in this list are budget friendly smartphones with mid-range specifications.

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    5. Conclusion

Infinix Phones With Fingerprint Sensor

1. Infinix S2 Pro

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Infinix S2 Pro is a successor to the Hot S, the phone has a basic version: Infinix S2, which was launched in Nigeria. The Infinix S2 also has a back mounted fingerprint sensor. You can check out the comparison between Infinix S2 and S2 Pro here.

Infinix S2 Pro Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.2-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (282ppi)
  • 1.3GHz Octa-core CPU, MediaTek MT6753W chipset
  • 2GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with XOS
  • 32GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera with LED Flash
  • 13MP + 8MP dual Front Cameras with soft flash
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N55,000 to N65,000 (180 USD)

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2. Infinix Hot S

Infinix Hot S was the first Infinix phone to come with a fingerprint sensor, it as well came with some premium features such as full HD screen and adequate battery capacity. Its fingerprint scanner is located at the back just below the camera.

Infinix Hot S Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.2-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-core Mediatek MT6753
  • 2GB or 3GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with XUI
  • 32GB or 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera with Flash
  • 8MP Front Camera with flash
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Price: NGN56,500 (200 USD) for 3GB/32GB version
  • And NGN50800 (180 USD) for 2GB/16GB model

3. Infinix Hot 4 Pro

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The Hot 4 pro is an upgraded version of the basic Infinix Hot 4. While the both came with fingerprint scanners located at the back, the Hot 4 Pro has a slightly beefed up spec sheet and comes with 4G network option.

Infinix Hot 4 Pro Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (267ppi)
  • 1.3 GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6580
  • 2GB RAM
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera with LED flash
  • 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Price:  N38,400 to N42,000 (150 USD)

4. Infinix Note 3

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Infinix Note 3 X601 comes with a bigger screen size, bigger battery life and finger print sensor. There’s also Pro version of the Infinix Note 3 – Note 3 Pro, it also has fingerprint scanner with bigger RAM and storage capacity.

Infinix Note 3 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 6.0-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (376ppi)
  • 1.3 GHz Octa-core Mediatek chipset
  • 2GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with XOS
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 4500 mAh Battery
  • Price: N68,400 to N70,000 (195 USD)

5. Infinix Note 4

Infinix Note 4

Infinix Note 4 was the first Infinix smartphone to come with a front mounted fingerprint sensor and a stylus pen. However, it is only the Note 4 Pro that got the stylus pen (X-pen).

Infinix Note 4 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: front-mounted in home button
  • 5.7-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (294ppi)
  • 1.3 GHz Octa-core CPU, MediaTek MT6753 Chipset
  • 2GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 Nougat With XOS
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera with LED flash
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 4300 mAh Battery
  • Price: N54,000 (160 USD)

6. Infinix Zero 4

Infinix Zero 4 Plus

Infinix Zero 4 is a worthy flagship of Infinix Mobility, it has lot’s of premium and high-end features. It has bigger version which is known as the Infinix Zero 4 Plus, their fingerprint scanner is mounted at back.

Infinix Zero 4 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • Octa-Core MediaTek Helio X20, speed up to 2.3 GHz.
  • 4GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with XOS
  • 32GB/64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 2TB
  • 20.7MP Rear Camera with LED flash
  • 8MP Front Camera with LED flash
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N85,000 (240 USD)

Tecno Phones with Fingerprint Sensor

7. Tecno Spark K7

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The Tecno Spark devices from Tecno are good looking smartphones with entry level specs. Alongside the Tecno K7 is the Tecno Spark K9, a senior counterpart in the spark series. It also features a back-mounted fingerprint scanner and a bigger screen.

Tecno Spark K7 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (267ppi)
  • 1.3 GHz Octa-core Cortex CPU with MediaTek chipset
  • 1GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS 2.0
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 32GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera with LED flash
  • 5MP Front Camera with LED flash
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N40,000 to N45,000 (140 USD)
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8. Tecno Camon CX

Tecno Camon CX

Tecno Camon CX is one of the best camera focused Android phones in Nigeria, it has some great some features and comes with a back placed fingerprint sensor. The Tecno CX also has a smaller version: Tecno Camon CX Air which also has a fingerprint sensor.

Tecno Camon CX Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (406ppi)
  • Octa-Core 1.5GHz with MediaTek MT6750T
  • 3GB/2GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS 2.0
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 16MP Rear Camera with dual LED flash
  • 16MP Front Camera with LED flash
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3200 mAh Battery
  • Price: N65,000 to N72,000 (220 USD)

9. Tecno WX4

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One of the Major highlights of the Tecno WX4 is the pre-installed Android 7.0 Nougat, the device has very brilliant body design with its fingerprint scanner placed at the back, below the camera.

Tecno WX4 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.0-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (297ppi)
  • 1.3GHz Quad-core with Mediatek chipset
  • 1GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS 2.0
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 32GB
  • 8MP Rear Camera with LED flash
  • 8MP Front Camera with LED flash also
  • NO 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 2800 mAh Battery
  • Price: N30,000 to N35,000 (120 USD)

10. Tecno L9 Plus

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Tecno L9 Plus is a successor to the Tecno L8 Plus that came with a large battery capacity. The phone also comes with updated software and a bigger display but still holds the same battery juice as its predecessor

Tecno L9 Plus Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 6.0-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (244ppi)
  • 1.3GHz quad-core Mediatek chipset
  • 3GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera with LED flash
  • 5MP Front Camera
  • NO 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 5000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N64,000 (200 USD)

11. Tecno W5

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Tecno W5 is obviously one of the best contenders in the mid-range category of Android phones, it holds an elegant design with basic spec write-up.

Tecno W5 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.0-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (297ppi)
  • 1.3GHz Quad-core Mediatek Chipset
  • 1GB RAM
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 64GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera With LED flash
  • 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N36,500 (130 USD)

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12. Tecno Phantom 6 Plus

Tecno Phantom 6 Plus is the flagship device of Tecno Mobile, it was launched alongside the Tecno Phantom 6. It was only the Phantom 6 Plus that featured a rear fingerprint sensor. Tecno is also gearing up the Tecno Phantom 7 devices.

Tecno Phantom 6 Plus Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back mounted
  • 5.95-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • 2.1GHz Deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 Processor.
  • 4GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HiOS
  • 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 21MP Rear Camera with LED flash
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 4050 mAh Battery
  • Price: N130,000 (360 USD)

13. Tecno Phantom 5

Tecno Phantom 5

Tecno phantom 5 is a successor to the tecno phantom Z. It was the first tecno phone to host a fingerprint sensor, it also holds some premium features and comes in quite approachable price tag.

Tecno Phantom 5 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (420ppi)
  • 1.3GHz Quad-core CPU, MediaTek Helio TFA9890
  • 3GB RAM
  • Android 5.1 lollipop
  • 32GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera with LED Flash
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N64,000 (175 USD)

Top Innjoo Phones with Fingerprint Sensor

14. Innjoo Fire 4

InnJoo Fire 4

Innjoo Fire 4 is a good looking Innjoo phone, it has a fingerprint sensor at the back. The Innjoo fire 4 has a ‘Plus’ version which is known as Innjoo Fire 4 Plus, it also has fingerprint sensor which is embedded in the home button

Innjoo Fire 4 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.0-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (294ppi)
  • 1.3GHz Quad-core Mediatek Cortex-A53 MT6737
  • 2GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 2500 mAh Battery
  • Price: N46,500 (145 USD)

15. Innjoo Fire 3

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The InnJoo Fire 3 is a mid-range smartphone from the Dubai-based phone maker- InnJoo. The phone boasts of a brilliant and beautiful body design in different suiting colors, also featuring 2.5D diamond cut glass in the front panel to protect its display from scratch.

Innjoo Fire 3 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (267ppi)
  • Quad-core 1.3 GHz processor with MediaTek chipset
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N42,000 (130 USD)

16. Innjoo 4

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When you talk of MediaTek smartphones with power, InnJoo 4 is one device that you can’t overlook. InnJoo 4 succeeded InnJoo 3 and the major upgrades took place in the processing unit. Its fingerprint scanner sits at the back.

Innjoo 4 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • 2.3GHz Deca-core Mediatek Helio X20, Mali-T880 MP4 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 16MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3400 mAh Battery
  • Price: N110,000 to N120,000 (375 USD)

17. Innjoo Pro

The Innjoo Pro is made of full metal unibody design with a screen measuring a total of 6.0 inches and has a display resolution of 720×1280 HD, not so bad for an entry level device.

Innjoo Pro Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 6.0-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (264ppi)
  • 1.0 GHz Quad-core Mediatek MT6735P
  • 3GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 32GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N45,000 (145 USD)
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18. Innjoo Pro 2

InnJoo Pro 2

InnJoo Pro 2 is a stylish and elegant smartphone with great specifications, but still fits into the mid-range category of smartphones in terms of price and overall features. The Pro 2 is an upgraded version of the Innjoo Pro, the fingerprint scanner is moved to the front this time around.

Innjoo Pro 2 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Front-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • 2.3GHz Deca-core Mediatek Helio X20
  • 6GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 16MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N95,000 (320 USD)

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19. Nokia 5

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Nokia 5 is one of Nokia’s new mid-range smartphones running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with its fingerprint sensor position upfront in the home button.

Nokia 5 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Front-mounted
  • 5.2-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (282ppi)
  • Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 with Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 chipset
  • 2GB RAM
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N65,000 (180 USD)

20. Nokia 6

Nokia 6

Nokia 6 is a bigger version of the Nokia 5, though differences are not that much to catch the eye, it is still worth taking note of. The Nokia 6 has a bigger screen size with better display resolution.

Nokia 6 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Front-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (403ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 with Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 chipset
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 32GB/64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 16MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Price: N75,000 to N87,000 (360 USD)

21. Gretel A9

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Gretel A9 is one of the best low-end Android 6.0 phones with fingerprint sensor, the fingerprint sensor is embedded in the home button. We did a full review of the Gretel A9 a sometimes ago, the device was really impressive.

Gretel A9 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Front-mounted
  • 5.0-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (297ppi)
  • 1.3GHz Quad-core Mediatek MT6737
  • 2GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 32GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera both with LED flash
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 2300 mAh Battery
  • Price: N32,000 (120 USD)

22. Gretel S55

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Gretel S55 is quite new in the Gretel’s lineup of Android phones, the device uses a dual back camera which is very forby, it is something we don’t always see in low-end category of smartphones.

Gretel S55 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1280 x 720 pixels (264ppi) 2.5D curved glass
  • 1.3GHz Deca-core Mediatek Helio X20, Mali-T880 MP4 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 32GB
  • 8MP + 0.3MP dual Rear Cameras with LED flash
  • 2MP Front Camera
  • No 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 2600 mAh Battery
  • Price: N37,000 (90 USD)

23. Gionee M5 Plus

Gionee M5 Plus is a premium smartphone and an upgrade to the basic Gionee M5. The M5 Plus uses a front-mounted fingerprint scanner and has an awesome battery capacity of 5020 mAh.

Gionee M5 Plus Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Front-mounted
  • 6.0-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (368ppi)
  • Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 with Mediatek MT6753
  • 3GB RAM
  • Android 5.1 lollipop with Amigo 3.1 UI
  • 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera With LED flash and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 5020 mAh Battery
  • Price: N110,000 to N125,000 (420 USD)

24. Oukitel K6000 Plus

Oukitel K6000 Plus

Oukitel K6000 Plus is one device that just can’t afford to miss our list of nice Android phones with fingerprint sensor, the device is really impressive when you consider it’s overall performance. It has its fingerprint scanner in the home button in front of the phone, read our full review of the K6000 Plus.

Oukitel K6000 Plus Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Front-mounted
  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (480ppi)
  • MediaTek MT6750 and 1.5 Ghz Octa-Core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 16MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 6080 mAh Battery
  • Price: N64,000 (170 USD)

25. Huawei Nova 2

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Huawei Nova 2 is a premium smartphone from the Chinese phone maker and as expected, the phone didn’t come cheap. The device sports a 5.0 inches screen and has two back cameras.

Huawei Nova 2 Key Specs

  • Fingerprint scanner placement: Back-mounted
  • 5.0-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • HiSilicon Kirin 659 Chipset
  • 4GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 Nougat with Emotion UI 5.1
  • 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 12MP + 8MP dual Rear Cameras with LED flash
  • 20MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3G and 2G support
  • 2950 mAh Battery
  • Price: N142,000 (480 USD)

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Conclusion

So there you have it, our comprehensive list of Android phones that uses fingerprint scanner, some of the phones we mentioned above are not quite cheap but it all depends of your budget for a smartphone.

If you’re tight on budget, check out our list of cheap Android phones you can buy now. Ok, you’re the big battery type? you wouldn’t want to miss our list of Android phones with big battery capacity. Show some love by sharing this article on any of your favorite social media.

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