Yep, Sony phones finally have fingerprint scanners in the US

For years now, Sony’s smartphones came sans a fingerprint scanner in the US. To be exact, the hardware itself had a biometric reader installed, but the software on all US-bound variants of Sony’s phones had the scanner disabled.

Why? Well, an official answer was never given, but an alleged insider familiar with the matter did leak out that Sony had a deal with some carrier that went sour and the manufacturer was prohibited to sell phones with fingerprint scanners for x amount of time after the contract breach.

It looks like that time is up now, in 2018, as Sony is kicking the doors …


Moto G5 Plus has 'most advanced camera in its class'? Yep, it has the specs of the Galaxy S7 one

If you thought that we might have been overly excited while previewing the new Moto G5 and G5 Plus phones at the MWC expo, well, it was with a good reason. Not only are the phones with one of the best value-for-money ratios from a reputable brand in the Android world  at the moment, but they also punch above and beyond their $200-$300 range.

Take the Moto G5 Plus, for example. About the only ho-hum thing about this midranger is the screen-to-body ratio, but, given that it has a 5.2″ display, the phone’s overall footprint is not very large anyway. The rest …