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

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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66 Comments

53. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

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

55. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

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

58. Joosty

Posts: 470; Member since: Mar 14, 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"

61. Jphones

Posts: 256; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

How about the I crakle screen be made out of Sapphire

62. joey18

Posts: 655; Member since: Jul 20, 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

66. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 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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