Apple repeatedly sets trends for the entire IT industry. In recent years we have evidence of mass borrowing of innovations from Retina displays and 64-bit processors in smartphones, ending with 3D Touch technology and the fingerprint scanner. The manufacturers of Windows PCs after the Californian giant has started to release laptops with built-in biometric module. Previously Samsung has announced a laptop notebook 9, which in addition to the Intel Core 7-th generation can boast of a fingerprint scanner. Now it became known about the new Lenovo Yoga laptop 720, which will also receive a built-in dactyloscopy.
At the conference MWC 2017 was submitted to the Yoga 720, the features of which were a thin frame around the screen and a fingerprint scanner. If Apple’s new MacBook Pro has implemented the sensor in glass panel Touch Bar, the Chinese manufacturer has placed the scanner under the keyboard.
Yoga 720 is offered with the displays 13, 14 and 15.6 inches and a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels. The laptop is equipped with Intel Core i7 of the seventh generation, 15.6-inch Yoga 720 installs the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050. The novelty is on Board and 16 GB of RAM and is equipped with solid state drives up to 512 GB hard disk and 1 TB.
Fingerprint scanner Yoga 720, according to the manufacturer, works on the fly thanks to the support of technology Windows Hello. As a result, the user does not need to enter the password on your account. Implementation support biometric module in the programmes will probably depend on Windows developers.
Touch ID in the MacBook Pro
The situation with the implementation of the fingerprint scanner on the Apple example was repeated four years later. In 2013 Apple released iPhone 5s is the first with the Touch ID sensor and 64 bit processor. In early 2017 the rare Android smartphone without built-in dactyloscopy. It is possible that in four years almost every Windows laptop will be equipped with a biometric sensor.