FIDO hopes to bring biometric scanning to Android in 6 months’ time

With the iPhone 5S, much of the Android world openly marvelled at the biometric sensor craftily surrounding the lone hardware button. Called Touch ID, the newest innovation in biometric sensor technology has the mobile world buzzing. In spite of crafty hacks and workarounds, the utility for biometrics remains solid, and we wonder when it’s coming to Android.

Canadian carrier Fido may get Galaxy Nexus and Moto RAZR on Jan. 10

Canucks already have a few options when it comes to both the Motorola RAZR (the international name for Verizon's DROID RAZR) and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. In a few days, they'll have at least one more. MobileSyrup reports that both phones will be hitting regional carrier Fido next Tuesday. Rogers will also be getting the Galaxy Nexus on the same day, though they've been promoting it for some time. Just one week until either RAZR-thin phones or Ice Cream sandwich comes to Fido's customers - what a decision.