WSJ Confirms Fingerprint Sensor on iPhone 5S and Leaked User Guide Reveals The Name “Touch ID Sensor”

Submitted by lalit on September 10, 2013 - 4:42am.

Yesterday, WSJ reported that Apple would include a fingerprint scanner on the top of the line iPhone models. Danny Yadron wrote on WSJ:

Apple Inc.’s latest product launch could breathe new life into a technology that failed to take hold the first time: fingerprint scanners. Placing a finger on a computer or smartphone has long been proposed as a way to avoid the need for passwords to authenticate users of computers and other devices. People familiar with the matter said last week that Apple will include a fingerprint scanner on the more expensive of two iPhones it is expected to unveil Tuesday at an event at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters.

And today, Nowhereelse.fr posted a image from iPhone 5S Guide that shows the new home button, which will also be called “Touch ID sensor”. Nowhereelse’s Steve claims that the image was sent by a very reliable source almost confirming the new home button with finger print sensor.

The new Touch ID sensor comes with a ring around it and from what we have heard the Home button will not only have finger print sensor, but also RFiD like technology built-in that will bring many new features to the iPhone 5S.

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