A few Android phones have sported fingerprint readers over the years, but these were all using software built specifically by the OEM for the device. We’re now hearing whispers that Google is planning to build fingerprint reaching technology into the core of Android when M is announced at I/O next week.
Both Buzzfeed and Ars Technica have talked about the possibility that fingerprint scanners could become a supported piece of hardware in stock Android.
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