Samsung prepping fingerprint scanning technology for Galaxy units

SamsungAs speculation of Apple preparing fingerprint scanning technology for a future iPhone continue to swirl, a fresh report indicates another company is focusing on similar technology for future designs Smartphones: Samsung.

SamMobile reports that files revealed in a leaked firmware build for Samsung’s Galaxy S III included several pictures of fingerprints and other related items. The presence of these images indicates Samsung is indeed testing some kind of fingerprint scanning technology internally, but they give no sign of exactly what kind of features Samsung might have planned.

The leaked photos pulled from Samsung’s firmware file follow below.

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