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Video: Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5s square off in fingerprint scanner battle

05
Apr
2014

The soon-to-be-available Galaxy S5 comes with fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button, which will help users unlock the device but also perform other actions including securing PayPal transactions. Of course, the phone’s new feature will be extensively compared to its arch nemesis’ Touch ID functionality soon. But a first video that highlights Samsung’s and Apple’s way of implementing fingerprint-based security features for the Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5s, respectively, is already available on YouTube. iCrackUriDevice has taken an extensive look at how the fingerprint recognition feature works on both devices, from setup to real world use, finding that the Touch ID is a bit more convenient when it comes to unlocking the phone than Samsung’s fingerprint scanner. The Galaxy S5’s

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