Vernee recently launched their latest flagship Vernee Apollo, featuring the powerful MediaTek Helio X25 CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and 2K display for a more immersive VR Experience with the included VR Box.
All this sounds great on paper, but high specs don’t necessarily translate in a smooth user experience and that’s why Vernee also focused on software development and optimization. This brought the phone to being able of unlocking in a mere 0.1 seconds through the fingerprint scanner.
They also compared it to the iPhone 7 Plus and you can see how it went in the video below:
Vernee say that they have been optimizing Apollo’s software for over 3 months before the launch, with the fingerprint registration requiring only 8 fingerprint inputs. Vernee engineers have reduced the “most time-consuming” step, which is verification, to just 0.05 seconds, and equipped their flagship with a super fast (>16Mh) and high power efficiency (<20 μA) SPI.
Vernee attributes the success of their fingerprint scanner in two major features:
Parallel connected matching process
But it’s not enough to just unlock fast. The recognition rate is a more important factor. Vernee Apollo adopts 0.18 μm analogue-digital hybrid process, and comes with 112*96 pixel contact area which allows for 360° readability. Due to analog circuits and algorithm optimization, it solves the problem that wet finger can’t unlock the phone.
What’s more, Vernee Apollo has an image acquisition frequency of up to 50 times per second, much higher than the common 20-30 times per second. And backed by support from Precise Biometrics, the top fingerprint technology company, Apollo provides fast, precise, and safe user identification.Vernee
To me it sounds like a pretty ingenious way to get your phone unlocked super fast, were you guys aware of how it worked before Vernee’s explanation?
Let us know in the comments below!