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Analyst: Fingerprint scanner coming to the sapphire home button of the Apple iPhone 5S

0. phoneArena 11 Aug 2013, 01:36 posted on

It seems like it has been ages since we started hearing that the next iteration of the Apple iPhone would feature a fingerprint scanner that would be connected to the phone's home button; now, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, considered to be well-connected to Apple, confirms that by using a convex button instead of the usual concave shape, Apple will make room for such a feature in the next iteration of the device...

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posted on 11 Aug 2013, 12:39

53. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


sapphire? Are we going to have another ex-orbital price?
Apple fans will pay through the nose no matter what.

posted on 11 Aug 2013, 13:16 1

55. Shatter (Posts: 1989; Member since: 29 May 2013)


When iPhone sales fail time to raise the prices to make up for it.

posted on 11 Aug 2013, 16:38

58. Joosty (Posts: 26; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


OMG GUIZE ITS A FINGER SCANNER! The iPhone has murdered the rest of the competition. All other phones just go home now. BUT WAIT ITS MADE OF SAPPHIRE! SO PRETTY!

Just kidding. This article makes me laugh. The iPhone is relying on this feature to survive into the next iteration. Lets find out if enough people are satisfied with this "finger scanner"

posted on 11 Aug 2013, 22:56

61. Jphones (Posts: 233; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


How about the I crakle screen be made out of Sapphire

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 01:20

62. joey18 (Posts: 511; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)


4:0 screen too small finger scanner to me apple will fail i wan too see 4:5 screen s pen better feautures iwan to skip the iphone 5s i will keep my iphone 5 ios 7 dont going to see alot differents the 5 or the s the same

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 10:02

66. Fallout09 (Posts: 413; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Why hasn't anyone brought up the fact that the NSA will now be able to add over 100 million fingerprints to its databases?

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