Kuo: 2024 iPhone Could Be All-Screen With Face ID and Camera Under Display

Apple could launch its first full-screen smartphone in 2024, with the "iPhone 16 Pro" potentially the first Apple device to feature under-display Face ID and an under-screen front camera, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a tweet today.

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I think the real full-screen iPhone will come in 2024. High-end iPhones in 2024 would adopt an under-display front camera alongside the under-display Face ID. A low-light condition is detrimental to front camera quality, and ISP & algorithm are critical for quality improvements.

Kuo's comments build on his previous prediction that an iPhone with under-screen Touch ID no longer features in Apple's short-term plans. Indeed, Kuo's latest tweet links to a previous one in which he agreed with display analyst Ross Young's claim that under-screen Face ID is coming to the iPhone 16, while Touch ID isn't.

In his earlier tweet, Kuo suggested that Apple's roadmap for adopting under-display Face ID in 2024 was "less of a technical issue" and more likely a marketing decision, but his latest thoughts on the matter appear to suggest that current hardware and software limitations could also be a factor as Apple works to perfect under-screen technology.

This year's high-end ‌‌iPhone‌‌ 14 models are expected to ditch the notch, replacing it with a pill-shaped cutout and hole-punch camera. Where Apple goes from there is unclear, but a rumor in 2019 claimed Apple has prototyped at least one iPhone with an edge-to-edge screen, with the TrueDepth camera sensors for Face ID instead housed in the thin bezel above the display.

Top Rated Comments

bLackjackj Avatar
10 weeks ago
I've actually heard that 2025 will feature no screen at all,..just 2 cups & a piece of string ?‍♂️
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mac Fly (film) Avatar
10 weeks ago
Probably 2032, if you’re lucky.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jmh600cbr Avatar
10 weeks ago
Next article - kuo says 2024 iPhone with under display faceid delayed to 2026
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheDailyApple Avatar
10 weeks ago
“All screen” …where have I headed that before. Let me guess, they’ll “redefine what an all screen phone is.”
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Seanm87 Avatar
10 weeks ago
They’ve been saying this rumour for years. I’ll believe it when I see it.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
popdan Avatar
10 weeks ago
here we go again, just like touch ID and type C right?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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