Konka V981 gets 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display and fingerprint scanner

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So the iPhone 5S might have a fingerprint scanner? So what the Konka V981 has already been announced with fingerprint scanner and 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display!

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Yesterday afternoon, Chinese electronics maker Konka held an online conference where the announced the Konka V981 quad-core Android smartphone. Konka, an established maker of TVs (I have one) and other home appliances, have been slowly pushing their range of Android phones and have even made steps in recent months to launch devices outside of China.

konka v981 specification Konka V981 gets 4.8 inch Super AMOLED display and fingerprint scanner

The Konka V981 is based around a quad-core Mediatek MT6589 processor which is available in either 1.2Ghz or 1.5Ghz Turbo guise, but the real exciting details are the built -in fingerprint scanner and Super AMOLED display!

Konka have updated their MUSE ROM to allow the scanner to act as a security measure, allow guest mode or even have different users log-in with just a touch of the Super AMOLED display!

konka v981 rear Konka V981 gets 4.8 inch Super AMOLED display and fingerprint scanner

The V981 also boasts a 13 mega-pixel rear camera with F/2.0 aperture, a choice of either 16GB or 32GB ROM, Enhanced audio and 2200mAh battery. The Konka V981 will officially be available for pre-order on the 3rd June through Jingdong Mall at just 1499 Yuan ($243).

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  • lexboi

    I love the idea of finger print tech on this toy

  • Adi

    Woah! Apple going down! :P

  • MrPsanter

    Fingerprint scanner is far from new: Motorola did that two years ago with their dual core Atrix.

  • Camaman

    Best thing, it looks to be Samsung Galaxy accessories compatible.
    Good thinking on the finger scanner, though.

    Anybody tried the face recognition lock-screen?
    I am afraid do try it…

    • kyan31

      Why are you ‘afraid’ lol, it wont eat you ;)

      • PCTechRoss

        Oh hay xD

      • Lola

        afraid that it might crack the screen :D
        LOL

  • Chris

    how can i buy this i’m in philippines….

    • Dun

      look up Cherry Mobile’s Cosmos X2 (AKA Konka V981 16gb version)

  • Pat

    By the way..the first smartphone with a fingerprint reader was the Motorola Atrix 4G MB860 in 2011….