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TechnologyApple's 2020 iPhones could have in-display fingerprint readers

16:35  05 september  2019
16:35  05 september  2019 Source:   engadget.com

Apple will launch 3 new iPhones with 5G compatibility in 2020, according to a reliable Apple-watcher

Apple will launch 3 new iPhones with 5G compatibility in 2020, according to a reliable Apple-watcher Apple-watcher Ming-Chi Kuo says 3 iPhones with 5G will help Apple to compete against cheap Chinese phones.

It looks like Apple ' s 2020 iPhones could have a huge fingerprint reader under the entire display using pinhole cameras, so Touch ID could be used anywhere on iPhone will replace your Passport | Touch ID coming back to iPhone . Apple has filed 4 patents in the US for an in display fingerprint

Apple ' s 2020 releases might not look anything like 2018's iPhones . The report also says that Apple will completely phase out LCD screens by 2020 . An update like this could enable Apple ’ s “budget” 2020 iPhone to tout premium feel. Last year, the iPhone XR’s display was widely seen as “inferior” next to

While rivals like Samsung and Huawei have been rocking in-screen fingerprint sensors for a while now, Apple has been relying on Face ID since the iPhone X. That might change soon, however, according to a report from Bloomberg's reputable Apple leaker, Mark Gurman. The company is reportedly developing in-screen fingerprint tech that will work in concert with Face ID and might be ready as early as 2020.

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Front fingerprint readers like Apple's original Touch ID are generally more convenient than those on the back of smartphones. However, modern, all-screen smartphones require front-facing sensors to be embedded under the screen. As such, Apple decided to eschew the tech in favor of Face ID for its latest phones. A sensor under the screen would allow it to go back to fingerprint tech, which it pioneered on the iPhone back in 2013.

Report: Apple could bring Touch ID back to iPhones in 2021

Report: Apple could bring Touch ID back to iPhones in 2021 Apple effectively changed the way people think about facial biometrics with the iPhone X, forgoing the rumored under-display fingerprint reader for the accuracy and convenience of Face ID. But as it turns out, the rumors of Apple placing a fingerprint reader under the display just won’t go away. Apple Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a strong track record with Apple rumors, today released a report claiming Apple plans to bring Touch ID back from the dead in 2021. © Provided by The Next WebThis would not replace Face ID, but rather live alongside it, according to Kuo (via MacRumors).

Apple has effaced fingerprint recognition entirely in its flagship smartphone lineup, which includes the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and LCD-based iPhone XR. Notably, following meetings with suppliers in Apple ' s Asian supply chain in May, Barclays analysts claimed that 2020 model iPhones will have

Apple could go with 20 megapixels in 2020 , but historically the company’ s been conservative with upping the camera resolution. As for Touch ID, it' s integrated into the screen, so the home button, wherever it appears, also functions as a fingerprint reader . When an app or service wants you to

If the new sensor does arrive to future iPhones, users would be able to unlock their devices and authenticate transactions using either Face ID or their fingerprints. If Apple's testing doesn't work out at first, however, the feature might not arrive until 2021, according to Bloomberg.

Apple will also release a new Face ID sensor for the iPhones set to be unveiled at its event next week, and you can expect to see improved low-light photography, shatter-resistant glass, improved water resistance and faster speeds.

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New iPhone lineup, Apple Watch and TV+ update at event in Cupertino.
Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones, with improved power, better battery, charging and enhanced camera with three lenses on the pro models.

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