Face ID Under the Display Returns to Being an iPhone 15 Pro Rumor

Based on the latest rumors, it is now looking unlikely that iPhone 14 Pro models will have Face ID under the display as initially claimed.

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Earlier today, display industry consultant Ross Young claimed that iPhone 14 Pro models will feature both hole-punch and pill-shaped cutouts near the top of the display. Young believes the hole will be for the Face ID dot projector, while the pill-shaped cutout will supposedly house the front camera and an infrared camera for Face ID at a minimum.

In a follow-up tweet, Young has since claimed that the infrared camera will not be moved under the display until 2023 or 2024, suggesting that Face ID will not be fully under the display until the iPhone 15 Pro or iPhone 16 Pro.

It's worth noting that oft-accurate analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that Face ID would not be moved under the display until 2023 all along.

While the two-hole design for iPhone 14 Pro models would not provide a completely seamless viewing experience, it would still be another step in that direction. And if Young and Kuo prove to be right, we might finally get an all-screen design next year.

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madmin Avatar
14 months ago
I'm sure there's an alternative, if only I could put my FINGER on it
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macsplusmacs Avatar
14 months ago
Am I the only one that really, at the end of the day, simply does not even notice or care about the notch area all that much?

#ohshotsfired

#ohdissentingopinions
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Superhappytree Avatar
14 months ago

Am I the only one that really, at the end of the day, simply does not even notice or care about the notch area all that much?

#ohshotsfired

#ohdissentingopinions
Yes, you are the only one.

It’s not like nobody ever makes comments like this every time there’s an article about the notch or anything.
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KaliYoni Avatar
14 months ago
The notch is dead–Long live the notch!
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desslr Avatar
14 months ago
Came wait! Apple heads might love the notch but the vast majority of the general public don’t, it’s so outdated and unacceptable in 2022.
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LoveToMacRumors Avatar
14 months ago
fingerprint under display is the future
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