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

SAN JOSE, Calif. – October 19, 2016 – 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 Incorporated

Synaptics (Nasdaq: SYNA) is changing the way humans engage with connected devices and data, engineering exceptional experiences throughout the home, at work, in the car and on the go. Synaptics is the partner of choice for the world’s most innovative intelligent system providers who are integrating multiple experiential technologies into platforms that make our digital lives more productive, insightful, secure and enjoyable. These customers are combining Synaptics’ differentiated technologies in touch, display and biometrics with a new generation of advanced connectivity and AI-enhanced video, vision, audio, speech and security processing.

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