1. supratik's Avatar
    How excited are you about IPhone5S with supposed finger print sensor?
    08-13-2013 12:24 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    How excited are you about IPhone5S with supposed finger print sensor?
    Welcome to iMore. As for your question, I'm excited that a new iPhone will be introduce very soon and I'm even more excited that iOS 7 will soon to available for it and for our current iPhone models. I'm not particularly excited about the 5S because I have no intention of upgrading to it from my iPhone 5, and the possible fingerprint scanner feature is meh to me. Anyway, thanks for the post and again, welcome to iMore.
    Last edited by JustMe'D; 08-13-2013 at 01:33 PM.
    08-13-2013 12:30 PM
  3. Eileen89's Avatar
    Thread moved to the iPhone 5s forum for better exposure.

    I am not very excited as I don't see this as something that I would use. However, I can see how others would like the added security that this feature would bring.
    08-13-2013 12:30 PM
  4. kilcher's Avatar
    Not very. Too gimmicky for Apple (at this point) and I don't believe we'll see it on the 5S.
    08-13-2013 12:53 PM
  5. finn5975's Avatar
    I'm not for two reasons. The first being that I don't see myself using it. The second being I have a fear this will be the 'differentiating' feature distinguishing the 5S from a now year old device. If true, I can't help but be quite disappointed.
    08-13-2013 01:24 PM
  6. Garz's Avatar
    Not enough that is going to make me buy it
    08-13-2013 01:41 PM
  7. pr1nce's Avatar
    I'm not excited about the finger print scanner, it's not something I think I'd use. I am looking forward to a new iPhone as I might upgrade. I'm more excited for iOS 7.
    08-13-2013 01:48 PM
  8. Eileen89's Avatar
    I'm not for two reasons. The first being that I don't see myself using it. The second being I have a fear this will be the 'differentiating' feature distinguishing the 5S from a now year old device. If true, I can't help but be quite disappointed.
    Some people think that the S stands for Scanner so you very well could be right about this.
    08-13-2013 02:49 PM
  9. Ben_Trovato's Avatar
    Not really up for the fingerprint scanner ... but hopefully there are other features which are more exciting.
    08-13-2013 03:27 PM
  10. Fausty82's Avatar
    Some people think that the S stands for Scanner so you very well could be right about this.
    S for Security.
    08-13-2013 03:46 PM
  11. Eileen89's Avatar
    S for Security.
    True, I got that wrong. http://www.gottabemobile.com/2012/09...-for-security/ Only Apple knows for sure though. I read some where that the S was for Steve too, but that one seems more unlikely.
    08-13-2013 03:55 PM
  12. EauRouge's Avatar
    not at all. just something else to go wrong
    08-13-2013 09:27 PM
  13. lornaevo's Avatar
    I'm not too excited about this device itself. I'm more excited about iOS 7 being publicly released.
    08-13-2013 09:38 PM
  14. jclisenby's Avatar
    Sounds cool, but not a big deal to me. I just want iOS 7.
    08-13-2013 09:41 PM
  15. tlo07's Avatar
    I'm more curious about it than excited. I'm interested to see how well it will work and how fast it will work. If it isn't any faster than unlocking with a pin then I probably won't use it. I would actually rather have the home button act as a notification light, similar to what one of the LG phones has. I think there is one that has a ring around the home button that lights up for notifications. That would have gotten me more excited than a fingerprint scanner in all honesty.
    08-13-2013 10:22 PM
  16. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    Can't wait to see the first thread that someone posted about finding a way around the fingerprint scan, cause they are locked out of their phone. Smh. Not excited at all
    08-13-2013 10:43 PM
  17. CDG's Avatar
    The Atrix had a fingerprint scanner unlock and I really loved t. It wasn't exactly problem free, every so often I had to make it "re learn". So yes it will be neat and hopefully will work flawlessly on the 5s
    08-13-2013 10:46 PM
  18. mikesa_tx's Avatar
    Sounds like a cool feature but I am more interested in iOS 7.


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    08-13-2013 11:00 PM
  19. cliro's Avatar
    Had a fingerprint scanner on an old hp laptop and a moto atrix phone, both were garbage and took many scans to actually work.. Not worth the hassle in my opinion. Just a sales gimmick that just isn't really worth having.
    CSI Guy likes this.
    08-14-2013 01:07 AM
  20. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    A finger print sensor really doesn't interest me. At all.
    08-14-2013 01:14 AM
  21. carrickfergus's Avatar
    No interest in a fingerprint sensor whatsoever. I want my wife to be able to answer my phone if I'm driving or otherwise unable to answer it.
    08-14-2013 02:26 AM
  22. taz323's Avatar
    Sounds like a cool feature but I am more interested in iOS 7.


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    I agree, it sounds good, but really don't have a need for it, more interested in ios7
    08-14-2013 04:03 AM
  23. swarlos's Avatar
    Sounds interesting as long as it is implemented right. The only way I could see them integrating a scanner would be built into the home button. Don't think they would add another hardware element to the phone but we only have to wait 27 more days to find out!
    08-14-2013 05:30 AM
  24. John Yester's Avatar
    To me, it's something that could have issues and fail over some time....
    08-14-2013 08:55 AM
  25. cardfan's Avatar
    Can't say I'm interested. I value how fast I can get something done from when I pull my iphone out of my pocket. If this takes more than a few seconds, then it's useless. A couple of failed attempts? I'll just consider it garbage and leave it turned off.

    I use the home button a lot as it is and share John's concern especially in hoping it doesn't create more problems for what we use it for now.
    Eileen89 likes this.
    08-14-2013 09:09 AM
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