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Results: would you buy a flagship smartphone if it didn't have a fingerprint scanner?

Results: would you buy a flagship smartphone if it didn't have a fingerprint scanner?
The fingerprint scanner has easily become a regular feature seen even on midrangers. But, for some unexplained reason, there are still a few smartphones out there, in the upper midrange or flagship range, that don't have a fingerprint sensor on them.

We were wondering — how important is a fingerprint scanner to you? We do live in a day and age where we keep way too much sensitive information on our phones — from clothesless pics to bank details — and most of us prefer to have this device locked. Of course, a fingerprint scanner is quickest and easiest to unlock, while still quite secure, but it's not like there aren't other options, like passwords, PIN codes, and pattern locks.

Here's how the poll votes tallied up. Yup, seems like that fingerprint scanner is a must...

Would you buy a flagship smartphone if it didn't have a fingerprint scanner?

Nope. Fingerprint scanner is a standard!
67.73%
I guess I could make due with PIN codes and patterns for the right phone
15.03%
I don't even care about fingerprint scanners - I don't use them
17.24%

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