Google To Add Native Fingerprint Authentication To Upcoming Android M

Posted By:

Every smartphone maker wish to include fingerprint scanner to their products. There are many smartphones available in the market that come with fingerprint scanner tech. For instance, the South Korean smartphone maker, Samsung has packed fingerprint scanner in its flagship smartphone - Samsung Galaxy S6.

Click Here For The Latest Smartphone Gallery

Google Might Come Up With Fingerprint Scanner For Android M

Google was rumored to include fingerprint scanner to its latest Nexus 6 smartphone, but according to some leaked sources, Apple bought the only company which is best in industry for fingerprint scanner technology.

Recommended: How to Update Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with LiquidSmooth Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Custom ROM

There was an indication that Google was working with fingerprint scanner for Nexus 6 smartphone would sport fingerprint scanner and found similar source code on AOSP, According to ArsTechnica.

Some smartphone giants like Samsung and Motorola have its own fingerprint API (Application Program Interface), but it will be more encouraging for the companies to implement the technology if Google gets the standardized fingerprint scanner technology.

However, It is assumed that Google will announce its native fingerprint authentication with its upcoming Android M. Meanwhile, BuzzFeed claims that they have information confirming that Google will include native fingerprint authentication in Android M.

Recommended: How To Update Android Wear 5.1.1 OTA

This new feature will allow Android M users to log in with a touch of their thumb without having to fill in their password.


Read More About: google android android m smartphone

Stay updated with latest technology news & gadget reviews - Gizbot

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Gizbot sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Gizbot website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more