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In-display Touch ID rumored for 2020 iPhone

By Anton D. Nagy September 5, 2019, 4:00 pm
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Reports of Apple bringing back Touch ID for the 2020 iPhones have surfaced as early as May this year, and have been since talking about an in-display unit. Now Bloomberg is writing that Apple is working on an in-display Touch ID system for the 2020 iPhones, citing people familiar with the iPhone-maker’s plans, basically confirming what we’ve been hearing for months.

The report however suggests that the timeline of its release might e pushed back to 2021, without giving any reasons. The way it would work on future iPhones is that it would recognize fingerprints on a large portion of the screen, and it would work in tandem with the Face ID system that Apple will, contrary to earlier reports, still keep in place.

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The report continues to talk about the low-cost iPhone we’ve heard about yesterday. Called SE, SE2, or something else, Apple is planning on adding a more affordable model to its line-up in order to be competitive against companies like Huawei who dominate the Chinese smartphone market.

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