2018 iPhones Again Rumored to Arrive with Smaller Notch, In-Screen Fingerprint Reader

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Multiple rumors have claimed that Apple will be launching three iPhones this year. Fresh information shared by a South Korean publication reveals that LG Innotek will be producing the TrueDepth Camera system for the upcoming iPhones. Also, like the Apple iPhone X, the upcoming iPhones may feature a smaller notch enabled full screen design as well as under-display fingerprint reader.

The publication claims that apart from LG Innotek even unnamed Chinese companies will be also roped in to produce additional camera modules. These companies will be replacing Sharp, the current secondary supplier.

Most of the recent leaks have revealed that Apple will be releasing 2 OLED iPhones and 1 LCD iPhone this year. A newer report has even claimed that because of the lackluster sales of iPhone X, Apple may launch 2 LCD iPhones and 1 OLED iPhone this year. Regardless of these rumors, the 2018 iPhones and even 2018 iPad Pro are expected to house TrueDepth Camera and Face ID for 3D facial recognition.

Apple iPhones with In-screen fingerprint reader

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A report from Atherton Research states that the Cupertino company may launch 2018 iPhones with smaller notch compared to the iPhone X. It is rumored that Apple is already testing smaller TrueDepth Camera modules. Apple had removed the fingerprint scanner feature from the iPhone X. However, the research firm claims that the company will bring back the fingerprint scanner feature on the 2018 iPhones.

This does not mean that the traditional Touch ID sensor will be brought back. According to the research firm, the forthcoming iPhones will be arriving with in-screen fingerprint scanner. The probably reason behind it is that iPhone users still consider Touch ID sensor as a more convenient option than Face ID. Apart from these three iPhones, the Cupertino company is also speculated to debut the budget-friendly iPhone SE 2 in the first half of this year.

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