Qualcomm unveils new '3D Sonic Max' fingerprint sensor that's... a lot bigger

Qualcomm unveils new '3D Sonic Max' fingerprint sensor that's... a lot bigger

Qualcomm has today announced its latest fingerprint sensor, the 3D Sonic Max. This fingerprint sensor is the followup to last year’s 3D Sonic Sensor, and the most important thing that makes it different from last year’s model is that it’s… a lot bigger — 17 times bigger to be exact. Beyond being physically larger (almost an inch across in layman’s measurements, which will provide substantially more surface area to capture an ultrasonic fingerprint scan), this new fingerprint sensor is also going to be able to handle two fingers at once.

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