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Samsung Galaxy S5 won’t have fingerprint scanner

It was previously rumoured that Samsung’s new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S5 will have fingerprint scanner to unlock your smartphone, similar to Apple’s iPhone 5S. But a report from Korea Herald confirms that there rumours are not true, and that the new Galaxy S5 won’t have a fingerprint scanner, instead it will use its new security technology called “Knox”. Samsung officials said the following

“We never officially admitted that Samsung was weighing the fingerprint system and Knox for Galaxy Note 3 for security functions. We are not yet developing the technology (Fingerprint scanner)”

Last week the first details of the new Samsung Galaxy S5 emerged, claiming that the new device could be made of a flexible display, metal housing and will have a 64-bit Exynos Octa processor, also “Project F” was first mentioned, Project F is a premium lineup of smartphones, similar to how Apple has the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C