Samsung Galaxy S5 to have larger screen, fingerprint sensor

Samsung Galaxy S5 to have larger screen, fingerprint sensor
Samsung, which is set to unveil the device at their 'Unpacked' event on February 24th, is said to be adding a fingerprint sensor to their upcoming Galaxy S5 flagship.

The device will feature a 5.2-inch screen with an over 500 ppi, one of the sharpest in history.

In addition, the phone will use a 20MP camera sensor, and have improved battery life.

Perhaps most notably, the S5 will have a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button, just like the new iPhone 5S. Slightly different, you will have to swipe your button over the button, rather than just placing your thumb on the home button like with the iPhone. The phone will also warn you if your finger is too wet for a reading.

The mock comes via Sonny Dickson.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 19 Feb 2014 0:19
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Fingerprint Scanning Samsung Galaxy S5
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  • 7 comments
  • stuntman_

    the fingerprint thing is so stupid, come up with some cool original ideas, stop trying to be apple




    19.2.2014 00:52 #1

  • Bozobub

    Um, hello? Apple did not invent biometrics. Get over it. It's a feature that's been found on USB sticks, for heaven's sake.

    19.2.2014 07:39 #2

  • KillerBug

    Of course Apple invented biometrics...at the same time they invented fingers and eyes.


    19.2.2014 11:10 #3

  • Picazzo

    "The phone will also warn you if your finger is too wet for a reading."

    Uh...oh.....guess if you have sweaty palms your in trouble....I don't..I have hairy palms...LOL

    19.2.2014 16:08 #4

  • Mrguss

    As a everyday painter: my brush is always too wet; so I will disable that stupid sensor and fingerprint feature all together. lol

    +5000

    19.2.2014 16:16 #5

  • A5J4DX

    Fingerprint is boring...

    19.2.2014 20:39 #6

  • Bozobub

    True enough, but it's also a reasonably practical feature. I sure trust it far more than the "face-unlock" business =p .

    19.2.2014 20:42 #7

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