moto-x-2015-02It is safe to assume that Motorola is working on a new Moto X handset. In fact we have been hearing rumors about such a device and now thanks to leaked photos, additional information about the upcoming handset has been revealed. According to the photos, it seems that there is a good chance the Moto X (2015) could arrive with a fingerprint scanner in tow.

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As you can see to the image on your right, it shows the alleged chassis of the Moto X and while all of its components are missing, there is a small cutout in the phone’s body where it has been speculated that a fingerprint could be placed. Of course this is just speculation but with more flagship smartphones these days sporting the technology, we don’t see why Motorola would want to exclude the feature either.

Let’s not forget that Google appears to be on board with the biometric security system as well. With the announcement of Android M, the company has revealed that one of the features of the upcoming update to Android is a native fingerprint authentication system. This means that OEMs just need to supply the hardware and let Google/Android take care of the software side.

In fact last year the Nexus 6 was supposed to have fingerprint scanning technology, but apparently Apple had monopolized the technology from one of the best companies in the business which is why Motorola decided to scrap the idea, but that being said we have to wonder if this year’s Moto X will be using different technology or if Motorola has managed to secure shipments of their own.

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5.2"
  • 2560x1440
  • AMOLED
  • 565 PPI
16 MP
  • f/ Aperture
3280 mAh
    4GB RAM
    • Snapdragon 808
    • None
    Price
    ~$ - Amazon
    Weight
    g
    Launched in
    2015-07-01
    Storage (GB)
    • 64
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