If privacy and security is on top in your priority features list, you will really want to have a fingerprint scanner in your Smartphone.
Top smartphone manufacturers are now getting the wind of what their customers want and they have started offering a fingerprint sensor in some of their smartphones.
Motorola was the first company to offer this facility in its flagship smartphone. In 2011, among Android phones, Atrix became the standard-bearer by getting this feature.
While passwords can be guessed, your fingerprint is your own. The bottom line is that a fingerprint scanner can give you peace of mind: You know that your work data won't be compromised even if your device is lost or stolen.
Here today at GizBot, we have listed all available Fingerprint reader enabled smartphones. Do take a look and choose your pick.
The Android device includes a built-in 60-GHz mobile beaming transmitter that lets you stream business presentations from your phone to a large TV or monitor, without the need for wires or projectors. This device also includes a sharp 5-inch display and a beefy 3,100-mAh battery. The fingerprint scanner is positioned on the phone's right edge, so it's easy to reach.
The iPhone 6 packs a 4.7-inch display, while the iPhone 6 Plus features a huge 5.5-inch screen. The Touch ID fingerprint scanner lets you unlock your iPhone with just one press of your fingertip. With iOS 8 as the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, which adds some extra functionality to Touch ID, including the ability to lock individual apps using the fingerprint scanner. So if you use a finance app to track your business's bottom line, you can secure that data using your fingerprint.
The iPhone 5S is the first phone from Apple to have a fingerprint scanner, which allowed its users to quickly and easily unlock the device. It's still a speedy phone with a sharp display and a premium metal build. And the iPhone 5s is also a better pick for business users who prefer a smartphone that's easier to use with one hand, since it packs a compact 4-inch screen.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 is an exceptional business phone with a handy fingerprint scanner embedded in its home button. The fingerprint scanner lets you unlock your phone and also gives you access to private mode, where a special folder is made and a user can store their most sensitive business files and documents. The Note 4's 5.7-inch display is huge and vibrant, giving you tons of room for serious productivity.
If The Galaxy Note 4, which flaunts a 5.7-inch display is too big for you to handle, then the Galaxy S5 is the best option. It packs most of the same features including a fingerprint scanner. Just like the Note 4, you can unlock the device just by sliding your fingertip over the scanner embedded in the home button. It also supports Knox. It is a robust security suite developed by Samsung. Knox lets you run productivity apps under a secure profile, to ensure that your private business data can't be accessed by other applications.
The HTC One Max is a huge phablet with a built-in fingerprint scanner. Its pocket-stretching 5.9-inch display, coupled with its aluminum body, makes it a truly hefty smartphone. The fingerprint scanner is located on the back of the device, which lets you easily unlock the phone, among other uses. You can actually assign other functions to individual fingerprints, which lets you navigate to the home screen or launch the camera by scanning a specific finger, for example.
Huawei's Ascend Mate 7 is a truly massive smartphone with a huge 6-inch display, fast performance and superlong battery life. It's also one of the most secure phablets around, thanks to a fingerprint scanner embedded in the back of the device. The Ascend Mate's scanner is a lot more reliable than Samsung's; instead of sliding your finger over the scanner, you just place your finger on it and wait. It works just like Touch ID on newer iPhones, and is very good at recognizing off-center and angled finger placement.
India based premium Smartphone maker company Xolo added a fingerprint sensor to its budget phone Xolo Q2100. In fact Xolo Q2100 is the cheapest 2014 fingerprint sensor enabled phone that can be bought for under Rs. 12,475. It is located on back and has been found pretty accurate in testing.
Just like Ascend Mate 7, Meizu MX4 Pro is the another Smartphone that comes with one touch unlocker fingerprint sensor. Located on the front panel home button, it is another highly accurate fingerprint sensor.
Oppo N3 has a fingerprint sensor on its rear panel and you can lock entire phone or any single application with its fingerprint scanner. Its sensor is reportedly more convenient than that of others, however, its method of working is different as it is called hybrid sensor. You need to press your finger on it to get it to work instead of swipe or just by placing the finger.