A fingerprint sensor is now a veritable smartphone staple and after going through a zillion of those we are now convinced that it somehow makes more sense on the front than on the rear. The phones which we continued to unlock using our finger impression even after weeks of usage were the ones that had it mounted on the front. So, if you too agree with the sentiment and are looking for best phones with reliable and fast fingerprint sensor on the front, here are a few options that you can consider.

Moto G5 Plus

The Moto G5 Plus is one of the most popular phones in its class, particularly for online buyers. Just like the Moto G4, it has a front mounted fingerprint sensor, but this time Lenovo has added some more functionality to it. You can use it as a home button or as the entire navigation bar even. And you can long press it to put your phone in sleep mode.

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Other than that, the hardware and camera performance is also up to the mark. You can buy it for 16,999 INR. Or if you are on a tighter budget, you could also consider its younger sibling Moto G5 that too has a front mounted fingerprint sensor.

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Pros

  • Dedicated MicroSD card slot
  • Great camera
  • Light software

Cons

  • display colors are a bit off
  • No 64GB native storage option

Vivo V5s

V5s (First Impression) is where Vivo perfects its selfie game. The hardware used is more or same as the Vivo V5, but the company has managed to iron out a few pestering kinks and has repackaged the new product in a more attractive casing.

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On the front, the phone offers a 20MP selfie camera and one of the best fingerprint scanners you can score for under 20,000 INR. If you are particularly enthusiastic about selfies, the overall experience of Vivo V5s should be pretty compelling.

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Pros

  • Excellent battery backup
  • Can shoot great selfies
  • Fast fingerprint sensor
  • Decent performance

Cons

  • Display could have been sharper
  • Hybrid SIM slot

Oppo F3

The Oppo F3 plus is an incremental update over the Oppo F1s and imbibes all its strengths including the fast fingerprint sensor on the front integrated with its home button.

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The handset also includes two cameras on the front and a 5.5-inch Full HD display. Other hardware is about same as the last year’s Oppo F1s.

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Pros

  • Elegant design
  • Sharp display
  • Dual selfie camera for groupies
  • dedicated microSD card slot

Cons

  • Mediocre chipset
  • mediocre battery backup

Nubia Z11 Mini S

The Nubia Z11 Mini S is another phone from a relatively less familiar brand that seems to be doing everything right. The handset poses with best in class hardware, looks stunning, has one of best rear cameras in this budget and offers decent battery backup.

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Pros 

  • Great design and build
  • Good camera performance
  • Good performance

Cons 

  • No fast charging
  • Hybrid SIM slot

Gionee A1

The Gionee A1 (Review) is another selfie-first phone that gets the fingerprint bit right. Apart from being a selfie phone, it’s also a big battery phone.

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What also works in its favor is a good quality display, reasonable day to day performance and above average selfie camera performance.

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Pros

  • Vivid display
  • Great battery backup
  • Android Nougat with Google Assistant
  • Extremely fast fingerprint sensor

Cons

  • Not fit for high-end gaming
  • Hybrid Slot
  • Big battery makes it a tad heavy

Lenovo P2

Lenovo’s big battery phone P2 does quite a few things right. It has got a massive battery, a good quality AMOLED display and also benefits from a front mounted fingerprint sensor that’s quick.

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The handset also employs Snapdragon 625 which is currently a very popular and power-efficient smartphone SoC.

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Pros

  • Excellent battery backup
  • Premium finish
  • Good quality AMOLED display

Cons

  • Average camera performance
  • Hybrid SIM slot

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Samsung Galaxy On Nxt

If you are looking for a familiar brand that can live up to your after sales support expectations, Samsung Galaxy On Nxt is a great option in this budget. The phone has a few limitations, but it’s still a very decent option for basic and moderate users. And it’s got a fingerprint sensor clubbed with the home button.

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Samsung recently also launched the 64GB variant of Galaxy On Nxt. If you prefer buying from offline stores, you can opt for the Galaxy J7 Prime instead which is basically the same phone with a bit lesser storage.

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Pros

  • Good battery backup
  • Elegant design
  • Good quality display

Cons

  • No Gyroscope (for VR applications)
  • Average low light camera performance

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