iOS 7 Beta 4 Leaks Upcoming Biometric Fingerprint Sensor Technology In iPhone

Earlier today, Apple released iOS 7 beta 4 as an over-the-air (OTA) update and it didn’t take long for developers to dig out evidence that pretty much confirms the next generation iPhone will come with a biometric fingerprint sensor, 9to5Mac is reporting. Discovered first by Hamza Sood, iOS 7 beta 4 contains a new folder called “BiometricKitUI”, with an interface that suggests users will be able to swipe the sensor on the iPhone’s home button (see below).

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According to Sood, the above strings are what an iPhone with VoiceOver on would read to a user.

Another anonymous source has also confirmed that the user-interface for the fingerprint scanning system has been complete, adding that the technology is “focused around unlocking the phone”.

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