Samsung insider confirms fingerprint sensor in Samsung Galaxy Note III

What's so exciting about a fingerprint sensor? It seems that manufacturers are keen on adding it to their latest high end smartphone models; the unannounced HTC One Max was photographed with an icon that looks like a fingerprint. The Apple iPhone 5S has been rumored to have a fingerprint scanner ever since rumors started spreading about the phone...
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55. haim_04

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

i think that Apple invested more in that technology and that this sensor will have higher security level than Note III... they always put some technology in phone but it doesn't work as good as people expect

58. LAFN

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 19, 2009

I recall the LG eXpo GW820 being the first really available cell coming out with a finger print scanner.

59. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

the samsung fans aren't calling this feature a gimmick in here like they did on the iphone fingerprint scan article... odd. o_0

61. SellPhones82

Posts: 569; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I like the Guest mode idea, that was kinda my thing when we first started hearing about the whole fingerprint scanners. What about kids and spouses using the phone unless you can have more than 1 "approved" fingerprint, or a guest mode as it sounds they did here. Would love to be able to replace most or all usernames and passwords on the web with the scan of my finger. If it's only for unlocking the phone then there's really nothing special and is just a gimmick feature.

64. 1113douglas

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 04, 2013

lie. they just announced it
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