Kuo: iPhones With Under-Screen Touch ID Now Coming in 2023, Foldable iPhone in 2024

In addition to claiming that iPhone 14 Pro models will feature a hole-punch display design and a 48-megapixel Wide lens for the rear camera system, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo outlined his expectations for future iPhones beyond that.

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In a research note seen by MacRumors, Kuo said that while he previously predicted that Apple would launch its first iPhones with under-screen Touch ID in the second half of 2022, he now expects the devices to be released in the second half of 2023 due to slower than expected progress with development. Likewise, Kuo now expects Apple's first foldable iPhone to launch in 2024, compared to 2023 previously.

Kuo did not provide any further details, including which iPhone models might gain an under-screen fingerprint sensor. It's likely that under-screen Touch ID would complement Face ID, providing users with multiple biometric authentication options.

Top Rated Comments

Populus Avatar
10 months ago
Kuo: “Touch ID coming back in iPhone 12”

Me: “interesting”

Kuo: “Touch ID being tested for it’s implementaron on iPhone 13”

Me: “Woah, at last, after this two years of pandemic, was about time”

Kuo: “Touch ID coming back in 2023”

Me: “Ok, whatever. I’m gonna get the 13 and use the passcode”
Score: 31 Votes (Like | Disagree)
OriginalClone Avatar
10 months ago
I don’t think Touch ID is coming back to iPhones.
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
yaxomoxay Avatar
10 months ago

Please, no foldable iPhone. Not in 2022, not in 2023.... never please.
What are you talking about! I owned one and I loved it:



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Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)
minimo3 Avatar
10 months ago
Instead of investing millions of dollars on under Screen tech they could just take the power button TouchID part from the iPad Air and iPad mini. Cost: $5. Time to implement: 2 weeks.
Rewrite the authentication algorithm:

If (face visible) use FaceID
Else if (mask on) use TouchID
Else fail login
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Joe_ Avatar
10 months ago
It’s about time… ??‍♂️ ?

Touch ID should’ve happened last year.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zorinlynx Avatar
10 months ago
Please, no foldable phones. We've spent years getting rid of troublesome fragile mechanical components in smartphones. The last thing I want is for phones to go back to that.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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