New iPhones and iPads Will Feature Touch ID Sensor - Ming-Chi Kuo
Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has recently confirmed that the guys from Cupertino are planning to equip each handset and tablet launching this year and later with a Touch ID fingerprint sensor. This means that both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 and both next-generation iPad and iPad mini will get one. The prediction is based on the data concerning fingerprint sensor shipments, which have reportedly increased lately.
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Apple’s Touch ID module should see shipments soar 233% in 2014. We believe every new iOS device launched this year will be equipped with Touch ID, including 4.7” and 5.5” new iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2 with Retina display.
Earlier this month, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) came up with the first batch of fingerprint sensors for Apple’s would-be gadgets. This may indicate that Kuo’s prediction is correct.
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