"India's Government recently called for domestic handset manufactures to develop $30 smartphones," says Most, a leading biometric market expert. "Integrating biometrics into smartphones at this price point would not only transform the Indian market of one billion, but would pave the way for mass replacement of traditional handsets across Asia, Africa, and the rest of the developing economies creating a globally available, universal biometric authentication platform."
"Though Android is the principal operating system powering 97% of all biometric smartphone models, Apple remains the dominant player capturing 45%-unit market share of the nearly one billion biometric smartphones in use today with just a handful of iPhone models," Most said. "However, with 500 biometric smartphone models available from 87 vendors in 22 countries offered at rapidly plunging price points, global accessibility with reshape the market landscape."
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