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Alleged iPhone 5S User Manual Shows Off Fingerprint Sensor

by Sean P. Aune | September 10, 2013September 10, 2013 5:00 am PST

iPhone 5S User Manual leak

With mere hours to go before Apple unveils the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, it appears that the user manual for the flagship phone may have leaked out. posted an image last night of what appears to be a portion of the iPhone 5S user manual. While there isn’t too much to look at in the diagram of the iPhone 5S, of note is the labeling for the Home button which reads “Home button/Touch ID sensor.” While it doesn’t call it a fingerprint scanner, with all of the recent leaks, and The Wall Street Journal publishing a report last night on the topic, it’s looking like more and more of a safe bet that we will indeed be receiving some form of touch technology incorporated with the Home button on this iteration of the popular device.

MacRumors does, however, point out that this image does have a slight departure from Apple’s normal naming conventions with other iPhone manuals for things such as the Volume buttons, but they do match up with some of the manuals for iPods and iPads.

We’ll find out in a few short hours how correct all of this is. MacRumors

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...