Samsung to reportedly add new fingerprint technology and features on the Galaxy Note 4

Samsung is gearing up for the Galaxy Note 4 launch at IFA on September 3rd. An array of leaks and reports have already revealed number of features of the much anticipated smartphone. Now, a report from SamMobile is claiming that Samsung will use a new fingerprint technology on the Note 4. Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 Galaxy Note 4 The report is stating that Note 4 will feature Synaptics’ Natural ID which we have already seen Galaxy S5 and is expected to be part of the Galaxy Alpha. This particular solution from Synaptics features a technology called LiveFlex, which allows the fingerprint sensor to be separated into two parts—one in the home button while the other in the touch screen. The home button will come with the added benefit of launching specific apps according to the finger being swiped at the time of unlocking the device. In addition, the Note 4 will apparently also ship with some new software features as well. Samsung will add Screen Lock, Private Mode, Samsung Account Verification, and PayPal Payments to the Note 4. The phone will also boast Fingerprint Shortcuts feature that allows users to assign apps or functions to a registered fingerprint. Finally, the report touts that a Web Sign-in  feature will be adds support to attach username and passwords to fingerprints. Last week, SamMobile revealed that the Galaxy Note 4 will have a 16MP Sony IMX240 camera sensor with optical image stabilization(OIS). via:SamMobile

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