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iPhone 5 Will Feel Obsolete if iPhone 5S Rumors are True

The latest iPhone 5S rumors say that the iPhone 5S will indeed have a fingerprint sensor and also sport a 12MP camera besides a new IGZO screen.

Jul 18 2013, 1:48am CDT | by

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iPhone 5 Will Feel Obsolete if iPhone 5S Rumors are True

I am an iPhone 5 owner and if the rumors about the iPhone 5S are true, I am pretty tempted to get an iPhone 5S despite my contract is not up yet. The iPhone 5S will mostly look the same as the iPhone 5, but the rumored fingerprint sensor, NFC and 12MP camera will be dramatic improvements. The new IGZO screen and assumed better performance are enough to want it and drop my iPhone 5. The fingerprint sensor alone will change the way we use the iPhone. Right now I am not protecting my iPhone with an access code. I am too lazy, but I really would like to have this added security.

Accessing the iPhone 5S via fingerprint recognition would change that. Of course it would need to be fast and accurate. Let's hope Apple gets that right. Update: Ideally the fingerprint sensor is in the display as this new Apple patent describes.

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 5S in September. The news from the Asian supply chain is already saying that the iPhone 5S is in production. Along the iPhone 5S we are also expecting the Plastic iPhone to arrive.

More Apple News and Rumors can be found on Apple Balla.

 

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Apple files Patent for In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor

Yeah! This would be really cool. Just touch the iPhone 5S screen and your fingerprint is scanned automatically to let you access your iPhone. Apple has filed a patent for exactly that. More details.

 
Jul 18 2013, 6:57am CDT

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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