Fingerprint Sensor All But Confirmed For Next iPhone's Home Button


Looks like the rumors are true: iOS 7 beta 4 has leaked a new folder called “BiometricKitUI.” Based on the description, discovered by Hamza Sood, it seems pretty clear that Apple is preparing a new iPhone with a fingerprint sensor. The interface is described above, pointing to a user being able to swipe the sensor on the iPhone’s home button.

Awesome. A fingerprint sensor is a key component of seamless, yet secure, mobile payment system.