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Technology Rumors claiming iPhone 12 will have a Touch ID sensor under the screen suddenly make a lot of sense

15:05  06 december  2019
15:05  06 december  2019 Source:   bgr.com

iPhone SE 2 and new iPad Pro apparently on track for an early 2020 launch

  iPhone SE 2 and new iPad Pro apparently on track for an early 2020 launch A respected Apple analyst has reiterated claims that we'll see a new iPad Pro and the iPhone SE 2 in the first half of 2020. This is apparently expected to start at around $399 (likely £399, AU$600) with 64GB of storage, and to come in Space Grey, Red and Silver shades.Read our full iPhone 11 reviewCheck out the best iPadsOur guide to the best iPhonesHeard it all beforeNone of these claims are entirely new. Kuo has previously said similar, adding that the iPhone SE 2 will probably have a 4.7-inch screen, an A13 chipset, 3GB of RAM and Touch ID.

The iPhone 8 most likely won't have a home button, but will it have also not have a fingerprint Embedding Touch ID underneath the screen would've been ideal, but the challenges associated Vivo recently announced it had embedded a fingerprint sensor under a display using Qualcomm

There are a lot of reasons why your iPhone touch screen might stop working. Touch screen problems that happen in multiple applications or when you don’t have an app open may be caused by problems with the iPhone ’s software. The digitizer is the part of the iPhone that senses your touch .

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A variety of reports said in the weeks leading to the iPhone 11 event that Apple might bring back Touch ID to the iPhone in the coming years. Mink-Chi Kuo said in early August that Apple will pack both Touch ID and Face ID in 2021 iPhones. Separately, the leaker said Apple will launch an iPhone SE 2 next year, a model that will recycle the iPhone 8 design, fingerprint sensor included. In his most recent note to consumers, the analyst said that one of the 2021 iPhones could ship with an in-display fingerprint sensor, but no Face ID. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman said in early September that Apple plans to launch an iPhone with an in-display Touch ID sensor as soon as next year. While both these insiders have provided accurate insight in the past when it comes to unreleased Apple products, and especially the iPhone, we have reason to believe the iPhone 12 could indeed feature Touch ID support in addition to Face ID.

iPhone 12 might be the first to feature in-display fingerprint sensor

  iPhone 12 might be the first to feature in-display fingerprint sensor Apple has reportedly started talking with suppliers about bring ultrasonic fingerprint sensor technology from Qualcomm to at least one iPhone for release as early as next year or possible 2021. That's according to new reports from the Economic Daily News, cited by MacRumors, which note that Apple plans to meet with a Taiwanese touchscreen maker next week to talk about a fingerprint sensor that could work underneath the iPhone's all-screenThat’s according to new reports from the Economic Daily News, cited by MacRumors, which note that Apple plans to meet with a Taiwanese touchscreen maker next week to talk about a fingerprint sensor that could work underneath the iPhone’s all-screen display.

But what about Touch ID , Apple’s system for unlocking your phone with your fingerprint? If you’re like me, you unlock your iPhone roughly And while it’s true that you could just forgo to the goodness of Touch ID (or whatever fingerprint sensor your smartphone happens to use), and unlock your phone

iPhone 8 rumors and a lot of the chatter has been regarding the "premium/pro" version of the next iPhone . The prevailing theory is that Apple wants to embed the Touch ID sensor under the display and Apple include a delay of production or elimination of fingerprint sensing on the OLED iPhone ."

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It’s all because of Qualcomm’s press event from earlier this week, where the chipmaker announced the kind of component that could convince Apple to bring back Touch ID to the iPhone.

Called 3D Sonic Max, Qualcomm’s new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor offers an increased recognition area that’s much bigger than what’s available on the Galaxy S10’s fingerprint-sensing area. At 17 times larger than the previous generation, the fingerprint scanning area allows simultaneous two-finger authentication, which might be the kind of security feature Apple could be after.

Having Touch ID and Face ID on the same device might make it even easier to unlock the handset, authenticate payments and log into apps.

Qualcomm’s new in-display ultrasonic fingerprint reader can read two fingers at once

  Qualcomm’s new in-display ultrasonic fingerprint reader can read two fingers at once The second-generation fingerprint reader is 17 times larger than the originalThe company’s first-generation ultrasonic fingerprint reader, the 3D Sonic Sensor, promised improved reliability and security over existing optical in-display fingerprint readers. Despite a high-profile debut in Samsung’s Galaxy S10, the first-generation 3D Sonic Sensor was plagued by issues, including problems getting the smaller sensor to read prints accurately, slow speeds, and a glaring security hole caused by some types of screen protectors that was only fixed in October.

The date makes a lot of sense ; Apple could start taking orders at the end of that week, and the new The rumor : It’s all but confirmed that the iPhone 8 will have wireless induction charging built in, like many Touch ID has had a major impact on the security of our iPhones , not just with unlocking, but

Rumors about Apple embedding Touch ID into the iPhone X's display surfaced as early as May 2016, so it remains possible that the company * Everyone jumps to the conclusion that because of the lack of under the screen TouchID orders and sudden revelation of FaceID, that Apple had to make a last

Qualcomm’s first-gen ultrasonic fingerprint sensor was first used by Samsung for phones like the Galaxy S10 and Note 10. But Samsung then had to deal with an embarrassing security issue, as some users discovered that just about anybody could unlock the phones as long as the screen was covered by a screen protector that didn’t meet Samsung’s manufacturing requirements. Samsung fixed the issue but proved that its alternative to Face ID and optical in-display fingerprint sensors isn’t as secure as you’d expect.

Apple, meanwhile, patented in-display fingerprint scanning tech of its own, well before launching the iPhone X in 2017. Those patents also cover ultrasonic sensors that rely on acoustics rather than optics to read fingerprints. Still, the company is yet to actually use any of that tech in commercial products.

Getting back to Qualcomm, a report from Economic Daily News a few days ago mentioned the chipmaker among the potential Touch ID suppliers that could deliver in-display fingerprint sensors to Apple as soon as 2020. The report also said Qualcomm’s second-gen sensor that’s larger and faster than the previous model. That’s likely the 3D Sonic Max sensor that Qualcomm unveiled in Hawaii.

Uh oh: Top Apple insider says iPhone 12 will be the last model with a Lightning port

  Uh oh: Top Apple insider says iPhone 12 will be the last model with a Lightning port Every few years, Apple makes a few massive changes to the iPhone that consumers don’t necessarily appreciate. The Lightning port replaced the 30-pin connector on the iPhone 5, and a few years later the iPhone 7 killed the 3.5mm headphone jack. The iPhone X’s arrival the following year marked the end of fingerprint sensors on iPhones, which were replaced with more sophisticated technology, the 3D face recognition system known as Face ID. Now, following earlier rumors that said Apple has been considering removing the Lightning connector from the iPhone, a new report from a trusted insider says that the first iPhone without the port might hit stores even sooner than we expect

iDropNews thinks that rumors calling for iPhone 8’s fingerprint reader to be embedded into the display itself are also wrong because that technology is still in its infancy Therefore, as iDropNews would have you believe, Touch ID will be moved to the back of the device like on some Android phones.

Forget the iPhone 8, first rumors of iPhone 9 say it will come in 5.28-Inch and 6.46-Inch display sizes. Report said Samsung will supply Apple with 80M - 5.8 inch will be designed with the Touch ID finger print sensor ' under the glass or on the back. - Aluminum back will be replaced with two reinforced

Let’s not forget that Apple and Qualcomm settled their complicated legal battle around licensing contracts and patents earlier this year, opening doors to new collaboration. Qualcomm already confirmed that the 5G iPhone is a priority in the new partnership with Apple. The renewed business relationship between the two giants also gives Apple access to the 3D Sonic Max tech for future iPhones.

That said, there’s no actual proof that the iPhone 12 will support both Touch ID and Face ID authentication. As we get closer to September 2020, we’ll probably get more leaks that will provide more clarity.

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Apple could ditch the notch on the 2020 iPhone, according to new leaks .
The rumor that Apple wants to get rid of the notch on one or more iPhone 12 models has resurfaced again.LetsGoDigital suggests that the patents and leaked data that it's gathered point to the top-end 2020 iPhone having a notch-free front display, with Touch ID moved under the screen and Face ID ditched.

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