An analyst predicts that the Galaxy S5 will have a fingerprint sensor to compete with Apple's Touch ID.
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Samsung thinks the Touch ID feature in the iPhone 5S is a pretty nifty idea worth including in its upcoming Galaxy S5, if a note from a Chinese analyst with a pretty solid track record of predicting upcoming smartphone features (including Touch ID) turns out to be accurate.
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting that the Galaxy S5 will also debut with a fingerprint sensor, according to a research note obtained by AppleInsider.
"Fingerprint is necessary for a star model," Kuo writes. "Even (if it) is not as mature as the iPhone 5S's."