We were almost certain it was coming, and now it’s confirmed: the new iPhone 5S does indeed have a fingerprint reader built right into the home button. You can see how it works in the photo above.
The fingerprint reader will enable a whole new level of security for the iPhone and presumably, apps will be able to take advantage of it as well. The iPhone isn’t the first phone we’ve seen with a built-in fingerprint reader (Motorola Atrix, anyone?), but it’s arguably the first one we’ve seen done right.
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