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iPhone 5S fingerprint scanner confirmed in iOS 7 beta 4

0. phoneArena 29 Jul 2013, 14:35 posted on

If the rumors are right, Apple will be announcing new hardware in just over a month, which would mean that iOS 7 should be closing in on its final form soon. Today saw the release of iOS 7 beta 4, and the change log for the new beta release has a couple interesting additions, including possible confirmation that there will be a fingerprint scanner on a new Apple product...

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posted on 29 Jul 2013, 16:09 2

23. appleDOESNT.com (banned) (Posts: 456; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


Android going onscreen buttons (eventually) means some day edge to edge Android phones are possible. Onscreen fingerprint touch to unlock seems obvious too. Fat home buttons with scanners seems archaic by comparison IMO

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 16:34

24. darkkjedii (Posts: 22060; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


They have some nifty features for it

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 17:39

38. Commentator (Posts: 3709; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


It'd be pretty cool to have multiple user accounts that could be switched with the touch of a finger, or user preferences that could be switched between depending on which finger is used. I mean, the same thing could be done through a touchscreen menu... but even so.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 15:04

5. scott5626 (Posts: 49; Member since: 01 Sep 2009)


I just hope it's a considerably better implementation of fingerprint scanners found in laptops.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 18:41 2

43. TruPatriot (Posts: 110; Member since: 27 May 2013)


My laptop fingerprint scanner is awesome. I would love my phone to have one.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 15:08

6. raphael007 (Posts: 43; Member since: 12 Jun 2012)


wow, wow, the iscanner, the new apple iphone, straight from the farm, no fertilizer added, you could use your finger, just like nature intended.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 15:21 5

12. jahboh (Posts: 2; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)


get ready to iPay! using iScan..could this be iSafe? iMagine! iLoL:

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 15:30 5

14. omarr (banned) (Posts: 149; Member since: 15 Sep 2012)


iYou iAre iNot iFunny iHahaha

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 15:37 2

16. jahboh (Posts: 2; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)


i like the iDea..

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 09:27

68. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


iRidiciulous.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 15:41

18. Jimstar (Posts: 259; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)


sigh.
I was hoping against hope that the new Droids would have a fingerprint scanner, and then one comes to the iPhone. Ain't that some sh#t!

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 16:49

26. darkvadervip (Posts: 365; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


Some people just gate on anything. If you ain't buying it stop tripping!

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 16:49

27. Android4u (Posts: 456; Member since: 16 Aug 2012)


Release a damn phone with at least 4.3-4.5 in. Then I would be all over that phone

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 16:51

28. 1113douglas (Posts: 193; Member since: 04 Jul 2013)


Wow, its abt time apple does something new, but i dont think a finger scanner is going to persuade android users to switch. Sorry

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 17:02

33. noim1 (Posts: 297; Member since: 15 May 2012)


Oh ...come on !!! as if Android users are going to loose their Freedom & start living in a caged iGarden .....No one can stop Android now.....in a Few years this iCraps will be DeaD..eventually no one would even care abt an iDevice any more (in the distant future)..Apples WOW factor is gone & their Premium brand name (iPhone 5C)...

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 17:42

39. darkkjedii (Posts: 22060; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


You're the best analyst/psychic on earth dude

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 22:50

61. FISTFLY (Posts: 27; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)


How can you say that? Are you an analyst or just a blind fanboy?

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 16:53 1

29. 1yoyo105 (Posts: 1; Member since: 29 Jul 2013)


This is not confirmation of it being on the 5s at all. It's just proof that they've started implementation of the UI for it on the beta. The leaked 5s home button part shows no signs of a biometric scanner. That's not to say it won't be on the 5s, but it's not really safe to assume it will be either.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 16:54 1

30. 1113douglas (Posts: 193; Member since: 04 Jul 2013)


Its only just missing abt 20 of the newest features on android, that are all better!

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 16:55 2

31. rdemon (Posts: 49; Member since: 23 Aug 2012)


This is a joke. People are morons if they are going to leave there iPhone 5 for a 5s just because it has a fingerprint scanner on the home button. Yea nice investment.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 16:55 4

32. 1113douglas (Posts: 193; Member since: 04 Jul 2013)


nobody cares. The galaxy s4 is 3x the package as the the iphone 5s for the same price.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 17:05 1

34. noim1 (Posts: 297; Member since: 15 May 2012)


Nope its more than that .....I am in love with S4 .....

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 20:38

58. rantao333 (Posts: 322; Member since: 21 May 2013)


package of junks.....

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 17:16 2

35. PK1983 (Posts: 215; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)


They might add it as an accessory, something that needs to be plugged into the phones lightning port. That way they can charge the customer another $50-100 for an iproduct.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 17:59

40. thiscantbereal (Posts: 5; Member since: 29 Jul 2013)


you people really need to get out, get laid, get a job, get drunk...do something else then to come on here and debate on who has better innovations or what phone is better or faster or clearer. WHO CARES!!!! I am now just as much as a loser or like people say in some of the comments above "looser", wait I'm sorry let me add another to the first line "get educated" but anyway like I was saying, I am now just as much of a loser for making an account to say this. Unbelievable

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 18:00 4

41. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)


I had a biometric scanner on my old wm6.5 LG expo.
I hated it, people forget our prints change just enough with moist skin or overly dry to mess scanner up an not recognize you.
As well, it ate battery an had a foil layer that would wear away for some people of the forum for that phone.

I see nothing but trouble.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 18:53

48. Ballua (Posts: 16; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


Hey buddy, you know what?! Before the iPhone, when talking about touch screen phones, people just scream their ass out that the touch sensitivity and accuracy is horrible, bla,bla..., When the iP came out, everything goes touch screen. Man, When APPLE do it, they do it just right! don't blame their works untill you get one on hands.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 19:55

54. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)


I call it as I see it, no law against that, is there?
Don't get your frillys out of shape, time will tell and not I or you, its just my suspicion.

posted on 29 Jul 2013, 22:55

62. FISTFLY (Posts: 27; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)


Just hope they can implement it better. I'm sure they consider the cons of having such feature and minimize the problems like what you said.

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 02:58

66. shuaibhere (Posts: 1986; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)


Cab you apply the same statement to apple maps huh....those days are gone dude....

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