Human interface firm Synaptics has reported that Lenovo has selected its Natural ID area touch fingerprint sensor, FS4202, for its latest smartphone, the Vibe P1.The Natural ID FS4202 sensor solution utilizes AES256-bit encryption of the fingerprint template data which is key to the rapid deployment of biometric authentication on smartphones. It is also FIDO Certified – and correlating with the fast growing movement towards secure mobile payment services including AliPay in China.”The Lenovo Vibe P1 addresses increasing demand to use smartphones for mobile payments and we are proud to provide confidence in biometric security with the support of Synaptics' fingerprint authentication solution,” said Michael Zhu, Hardware Director, Core Technology & Platform, Lenovo.”As highly secure fingerprint authentication becomes prevalent on smartphones, the entire ecosystem, and most notably consumers, will benefit from safe and easy password-free transactions.””This latest deployment of Synaptics fingerprint solution on the Lenovo Vibe P1 highlights the growth of our biometric security solutions being adopted across a broader range of smartphones,” said Anthony Gioeli, vice president, marketing, Biometrics Product Division, Synaptics. “Lenovo is a key leader, innovator and an important Synaptics partner that shares our vision of highly secure and convenient mobile payments.”