Apple has given other OEMs something to think about by introducing a fingerprint sensor in the latest iPhone 5S. Following the footsteps of the Cupertino giant, HTC was quick to adapt the change, and introduced a fingerprint scanner in its oversized HTC One Max.
It seems other OEMs are expected to follow as well, and introduce fingerprint scanning technology in their upcoming high-end models, including Samsung and LG.
According to a new report from Digitimes, a publication with a hit-and-miss track record of getting information out, mentions that Samsung and LG are reportedly thinking about getting fingerprint sensors Validity and Sweden-based FingerPrint Cards, respectively, for their upcoming models, possibly the Samsung Galaxy S5, or the LG G3.
Korea-based smartphone vendors Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics reportedly are planning to adopt fingerprint sensors from Validity and Sweden-based FingerPrint Cards (FPCs), respectively, for their upcoming high-end models, the sources revealed.
There are all sorts of rumors going on about the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Rumors suggest that it will make an official appearance at the Mobile World Congress 2014 next month, and the rumors was inadvertently confirmed by a Samsung executive as well.
In the case of LG G3, we’ve already seen some rumors pointing towards the launch of the purported device with a fingerprint scanner on board.