Apple iPhone 5S is said to feature fingerprint sensor - thanks to iOS 7 beta release. The big reveal has been made by a Hamza Sood , a programmer by profession. The other day, Cupertino-based giant released iOS 7 beta 4, and the access is restricted to developer community.
It is said that iOS 7 beta 4 includes BiometricKitUI, in the form of codes. Even the tutorial is given on how to use fingerprint sensor on an iPhone. This could mean iPhone 5S comes with some sort of fingerprint sensor when announce on September 18.
The strings 'show a photo of a person holding an iPhone with their left hand while touching the home button with their thumb, a photo of a person holding an iPhone with their right hand while touching the Home button with their thumb and a fingerprint that changes color during the set up process,' as per Christian Post
Few days back, it was reported that Apple filed a patent in regards to fingerprint sensor used in the upcoming iPhone 6. Apple will fit fingerprint sensor somewhere inside the bezel of the iPhone 6. Another patent filed by Apple hinted at fingerprint-sensor technology to use to embed under the display of iPhone.
In 2012, Apple acquired AuthenTec, a company that is primarily into fingerprint-scanning technology. The deal costs Cupertino-based giant $US356 million.
A new report says Foxconn is planning to hire 90,000 new workers, so that the production of iPhone 5S start by early next month. The next-generation iPhone 5S is set to be announce on September 18 alongside
The refreshed picture of several iPhone 5S chassis covered in a plastic sheet along with rear back panel of the device have surfaced on the web (via EXPRview). These images show Apple to continue with same panel used in the iPhone 5. In the imaging department, there will be a 12-mega pixel camera with Dual LED Flash and software additions. New reports suggest that the iPad maker is planning to fuse 2GB of RAM, while A6 chipset will be used inside. Stay tuned to GizBot.