5 Things you can do with the honor 5X’s fingerprint sensor

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A fingerprint sensor is essential in any flagship device. Securing your phone is made easier without the hassles of entering pins or troublesome pattern unlock.

The honor 5X has one at the back and it does more than just keeping your phone safe. It does have a couple of interesting features to make this 5.5-inch smartphone a whole lot better to use.

Read on to find out what you can do with the honor 5x’s fingerprint sensor.

1. Instant Unlocking

The honor 5X uses their newer Fingerprint Identification 2.0 that offers better performance, accuracy and it unlocks in just 0.5 seconds. Unlike other smartphones, setting it up requires only 6 taps.

Unlocking the honor 5x with your finger is incredibly quick and it works with partial touches or with damp fingertips. On top of that, it constantly learns more about your fingerprint and it gets more accurate each time you use it.

2. Selfies made Easy

For a 5.5” smartphone, the honor 5X can be big for those with smaller hands. For those who love to take selfies, you can take the shot using the fingerprint sensor. There’s no need to stretch your thumb, just hold the device securely and tap the sensor gently with your index finger.

3. Fingerprint Dialling

Your favourite contacts is just one touch away. The honor 5X allows you to preset a contact number to a specific fingerprint. Once registered, you can call your friends instantly even while the screen is locked.

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4. Application Shortcuts

Always find yourself launching Facebook or WhatsApp often? Similar to contacts, you can register specific apps to your desired finger. Regardless of which screen you’re on, you can launch your favourite app instantly with a single tap.

5. Slide for a glance

Need to check what’s going on? The honor 5x fingerprint sensor also doubles up as a mini touchpad. On any screen, you can slide downwards to pull down the notification panel. In addition, you can slide up on the sensor to view all your running/recent apps.

To recap, the honor 5X is a premium looking mid-range smartphone that comes in a beautifully crafted all metal body. The front gets a 5.5” Full HD display and it is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core Processor with 2GB of RAM.

It also gets a 13MP f/2.0 main camera and a front facing 5MP f/2.4 unit that has a wide 88 degree angle. For uncompromised connectivity and expansion, the honor 5X supports dual-SIMs with 4G support along with a dedicated microSD slot. Powering the device is a 3,000mAh battery which is capable to last a whole day.

To order yours, head over to their official store at Vmall.my.