If privacy and security are on the top of your priority list then the “Fingerprint Scanner” is one such feature you will always want to have in your smartphone. Top smartphone manufacturers are now adopting this new technology that adds a new layer of security and privacy and are trying to offer fingerprint sensors in most of their devices. Motorola was the first company to adopt this technology in its flagship Motorola Atrix smartphone that launched back in 2011. Apple later added this feature in iPhone 5s in 2013 and named it as Touch ID. Apple’s Touch ID is known to be one of the most accurate & reliable fingerprint scanners.

1) Coolpad Note 3 Lite

Coolpad Note 3 Lite, the smaller variant of the top Coolpad Note 3, is the most affordable smartphone to feature a fingerprint scanner and is priced at Rs. 6,999. The sensor supports 360-degree finger rotation and can unlock the device in just 0.5 seconds. The users can also assign a specific finger to open/unlock various applications. The Note 3 Lite features other impressive specifications like 5-inch HD display, 3GB RAM, 16GB storage, 13MP Camera and is available for purchase via Amazon.

2) Honor 7

Honor 7 is the flagship smartphone launched by the company in October last year. The smartphone features full-metal unibody design and includes a fingerprint sensor placed at the back of the unit that is very accurate and can unlock the device in just 0.5 seconds. The Honor 7 bundles lots of unique features like ‘Knuckle Screenshot’ taken by double tapping using your Knuckle and also comes with an ‘Honor Smart Key’ a physical button that can be used for faster access to functions. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 22,999 and is available for purchase online via Flipkart.

3) Google Nexus 6P

Google’s latest flagship Nexus 6P made by Huawei is the most premium smartphone launched by Google to date. The smartphone features one of the most accurate fingerprint sensor, ‘Nexus Imprint’ that can unlock the device with a single touch and is very fast as it recognizes the fingerprint in less than 600 milliseconds. The Nexus 6P features 5.7-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 810 SoC, 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB of onboard storage, 12.3MP camera, USB Type-C port and runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Nexus 6P is priced at Rs. 39,999 for 32GB version and Rs. 42,999 for 64GB variant and is available for purchase via Flipkart.

4) LeEco Le 1S

LeEco (earlier LeTV) has recently entered Indian smartphone market with the launch of LeEco Le 1s and LeEco Le Max smartphones. The LeEco Le 1s priced at Rs. 10,999 sports an all-metal unibody design and comes with powerful specifications. It features 5.5-inch (1080p) display, MediaTek Helio X10 chipset, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, 13MP camera with PDAF, IR Blaster, and USB Type-C port. The Le 1s comes with a unique mirrored finish fingerprint scanner that can recognize the fingerprint in just 0.15 seconds and is one of the fastest fingerprint sensors available at that price tag.

5) Lenovo Vibe X3

Lenovo Vibe X3 is the latest mid-range smartphone launched by the company in India priced at Rs. 19,999. The smartphone features 1.5W dual stereo front-facing Dolby Atmos certified speakers with Hi-Fi 3.0 technology for powerful sound experience and also includes a fingerprint sensor that can unlock the device in less than 0.5 seconds for enhanced security. It features 5.5-inch full-HD display, Snapdragon 808 SoC, 21MP primary camera with PDAF, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage and 3500mAh battery. The Vibe X3 also includes TheatreMax technology for cinematic experience when viewed through a Lenovo powered VR headset.

6) OnePlus 2

OnePlus, the popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer, launched the flagship OnePlus 2 back in August and is priced at Rs. 24,999. The smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch full-HD display, Snapdragon 810 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of built-in storage, 13MP primary camera with dual LED flash, 5MP front shooter, 4G-LTE support, 3300mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box. the smartphone also sports a fingerprint sensor integrated into the physical home button and is one of the fastest and accurate fingerprint sensor available in the market right now.

7) Qiku Terra 808

The security specialist turned smartphone maker, Qiku debuted in the Indian smartphone market with Qiku Terra 808 smartphone in November 2015. The main USP of the device is it sports dual 13MP rear cameras which the company calls as Duoscopic cameras that include a Black & White sensor and a colored sensor. The smartphone sports premium looks with all-metal unibody design and also features a fingerprint sensor that can unlock the device in just 0.5 seconds. Other features of the smartphone include a 6-inch (1080p) display, Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor and USB Type-C port. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 19,999 and is available via Gadgets360.

8) YU Yutopia

YU Televentures has recently launched their most powerful Yu Yutopia smartphone and is available for purchase online via Amazon priced at Rs. 24,999. The Yutopia features 5.2-inch 2K display, Snapdragon 810 octa-core SoC, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, 21MP rear camera with PDAF, OIS and 4K video recording support, 8MP front shooter and 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0 support. The device sports rich looks with full-metal body build out of Aircraft Grade Aluminum and also includes a fingerprint sensor for enhanced security of the device.

There are many other devices available on the market that comes with this security feature but considering the price, reliability and accuracy of the fingerprint sensor, these are the best smartphones we have sorted out that includes a fingerprint scanner.


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Founder and Chief Editor of Colabyte, Jitendra Malviya likes to keep on top of technology and loves to help people around him get through the day to day trouble they face with technology. So that, they can love technology as much as he does!

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