Vivo concept phone debuts all-screen fingerprint scanner

Vivo Apex 2019

Vivo Apex 2019 concept phone may have no ports, notches, bezels, or buttons

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, 256GB of storage and 12GB of RAM.

Another big surprise was the 5G support that will arrive in the Vivo Apex 2019 making it the first fully functional 5G mobile phone.

As it has no physical speakers, the phone uses its screen to produce sound, much like the Meizu Zero.

Vivo Apex 2019
Vivo solved the notch issue in a very unique way with the Vivo Apex 2019

Earlier this year, Oppo and Vivo surprised us all when they unveiled some of the most unique smartphone designs to date. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor, and if you run your fingers around the edges, you will not find any ports, not even a USB charging port-it charges wirelessly via a magnetic connector called a MagPort on the back. But Vivo has decided that it is time to take this technology to the next level, introducing the possibility of integrating it throughout the display of its brand new Apex 2019, the smartphone without buttons and without ports. Vivo is now kicking things up a notch with the Apex 2019. The Super Unibody design and Full-Display Fingerprint Scanning technology, among several other breakthrough features, make APEX 2019 a truly exceptional smartphone that demonstrates Vivo's continuous exploration and pursuit of exceptional innovation for consumers. It's also eSIM-only, and there's no front camera. However, there are contradictory rumours suggesting that there may either be an under-display camera or a simply the dual camera set up on the rear may act as a selfie camera with the back having a second display like the NEX Dual Display Edition that has been recently announced. Vivo has just revealed perhaps the most unusual and revolutionary device of the year: the Apex 2019 Concept, which features a unibody design with no ports or buttons, along with an in-screen fingerprint scanner that works across the whole display. The technology will also be able to detect when there's a finger near the display. Naturally, this posed a bit of a problem, as you had to make sure that you were pressing on the right spot, which wasn't made any easier by the smooth surface of the screen. The last shot of the video offers an outline of the upcoming Apex 2019, which is in line with previously leaked renders of the phone. It's also a 5G phone, which means most people won't be getting very much out of it anyway.

The Vivo APEX 2019 has a mirror-like silver finish. Stay tuned for updates.

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