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Synaptics Natural ID Fingerprint Sensors Selected for Huawei Honor 6X Smartphones

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced Huawei has selected Synaptics® Natural ID fingerprint sensors for secure biometric user authentication for their new Honor 6X smartphones. The square format sensor is located on the backside of the Honor 6X, enabling users to easily unlock the phone with a touch of the finger and safely access applications and data or perform secure mobile transactions.

Synaptics’ high-performance Natural ID fingerprint sensors are available with SentryPoint technology, offering OEMs a wide-range of unique and highly secure authentication features including match-in-sensor technology, Quantum Matcher with PurePrint anti-spoof technology, and SecureLink 256-bit AES with TLS 1.2 encryption.

“Huawei is an innovative leader and Synaptics is thrilled to be featured on the new Honor 6X smartphone,” said Anthony Gioeli, vice president of marketing, Biometrics Product Division, Synaptics. “We very much look forward to building on this key relationship and together deliver high-performance, highly secure solutions that benefit users globally.”

About Synaptics:
Synaptics is the pioneer and leader of the human interface revolution, bringing innovative and intuitive user experiences to intelligent devices. Synaptics’ broad portfolio of touch, display, and biometrics products is built on the company’s rich R&D, extensive IP and dependable supply chain capabilities. With solutions designed for mobile, PC and automotive industries, Synaptics combines ease of use, functionality and aesthetics to enable products that help make our digital lives more productive, secure and enjoyable. (NASDAQ: SYNA)

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Natural ID, SentryPoint, Quantum Matcher, PurePrint, SecureLink, Synaptics, and the Synaptics logo are trademarks of Synaptics in the United States and/or other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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David Hurd 
Public & Analyst Relations 
Synaptics Incorporated 

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