Vivo’s new face ID tech has 10 times as many sensor points as the iPhone X

The industry’s highest-resolution 3D depth sensor is claimed to be able to detect objects as far as 3 meters away Vivo, the Chinese phone maker that’s been on the leading edge of bezel-less phones this year, has today announced another major new piece of technology: a 3D depth-sensing system with 300,000 sensor points, 10 times the number in Apple’s Face ID on the iPhone X. Vivo’s new tech, mounted on the front of the phone next to the selfie cameras, works by sending out a pulse of light and calculating the “time of flight” (TOF)… Read moreVivo’s new face ID tech has 10 times as many sensor points as the iPhone X

2018 is the year of creative smartphone design

Truly bezel-less displays, pop-up cameras, in-display fingerprint sensors… Oppo’s new Find X, which is being officially announced in Paris today, combines a number of trendy design ideas, plus some even newer tricks, to fit an extremely large 6.4-inch display into a phone that you can still hold in one hand. The Find X’s design is so space efficient that Oppo claims it has a screen to body ratio of 92.25 percent. And it does this without utilizing a notch, which should make at least some people happy. The most interesting aspect of the Find X’s design… Read more2018 is the year of creative smartphone design