LG G3 may flash eye scanning or fingerprint reading security features
14th Feb 2014 | 18:03
Can biometrics help LG secure third?
Korean consumer electronics giant LG is seeking to reclaim some of its former glory worldwide, which will apparently include devices with some kind of biometric security measures on board.
During the press conference, LG Mobile executives were asked about the possibility of biometric authentication technology being implemented into the company's future flagship phones.
Although no firm plans were unveiled, LG officials claimed to be "considering all possibilities," which could include eye or fingerprint recognition such as what's currently offered in the iPhone 5S or competing Android devices from Samsung.
That could give LG the advantage of seeing what Samsung has in store for at the upcoming Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona later this month. It's there Samsung is expected to debut its Galaxy S5 smartphone.
For now, LG executives appear unfazed by any potential threats from Samsung or Lenovo's acquisition of Motorola, instead keeping their eye on becoming third place in the global smartphone market after Samsung and Apple.
"We have a plan to reclaim third place in the global market by the end of the year and have no intention to react on each moves our competitors make," one product manager with LG Mobile told ZDNet Korea, planning to pit "product competitiveness" against all rivals.
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