Considering the number of times we put our finger on that Home button, as long as they nail the software response to a fingerprint scan to unlock event, this seems like a world of logic to me.
Rumors of a fingerprint sensor in the next iPhone(s aapl) are nothing new. In fact, Apple has been expected to implement a fingerprint sensor in the iPhone since it acquired AuthenTec last year. Now, less than a week ahead of the phone’s unveiling, alleged images of the iPhone 5S home button have surfaced, showing a redesign from the iPhone 5 which suggests that Apple is indeed planning to incorporate a fingerprint sensor this time around.
These high-res images are once again courtesy of Sonny Dickson, who has brought us the majority of Apple leaks this summer, from the iPhone 5C to the iPad mini. Now, I’m not even sure what a fingerprint sensor looks like, or if we can even see one in these images without a more detailed closeup. What I do know, however, is that the sensors and wiring used here are visibly different from the iPhone…
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