The update adds Xperia Assist and brings the Android security patch level to June.
The chipset is created to power affordable wearables and single-purpose IoT devices.
The reader can go below an AMOLED screen or inside the metal shell of the phone.
The brand will offer single and dual camera solutions and will focus on image quality.
It's a 1080p projector that can produce up to 150" picture, priced at a reasonable CNY 10,000.
Carrying a model number of Z852 and N9137, respectively, the devices run Android OS version 7.1.1.
Amazon is currently selling the unlocked variant (black and platinum color options) for $549.99.
The chip is largely based on the Snapdragon 625, which has made a positive impression in the mid-range.
The sensor can be embedded under an OLED display, metal or glass panel.
According to a TCL spokesperson, unlocked units won't be available until "later this summer."
The milestone comes around 13 years after the social networking service was born, and just 5 years after it crossed the 1 billion monthly users mark.
The first market to get the new color model is Hong Kong, where the 5,300mAh battery totting handset arrived earlier this week.
While the official change-log doesn't reveal the OS version, it's said to be Android 7.1.1.
The update arrives as software version NRD90M.T817VVRU2DQE1.
The device will make its debut in South Korea, and should carry a price tag of under KRW 700,000 (around $615).
While there’s still a possibility, don’t get your hopes up.
As part of Sony’s efforts to open devices up for aftermarket ROMs.
Five new unlocked smartphones arrive on Amazon’s Price Exclusive lineup for pre-order.