Media: production of the iPhone 8 with a built-in screen fingerprint scan will start in September
03.03.2017 0 Comments
Mass production of the iPhone 8 will start in September this year, reports DigiTimes, citing sources close to Apple. If the information is confirmed, then sales of the new generation of smartphones on iOS can start as early as October.
Sources indicate that the iPhone 8 will be a built-in display, fingerprint scanner created by Apple. The Corporation declined from a partnership with Qualcomm and Synaptic, deciding to use the technology purchased in 2013 Authentec and special conductive glass Privaris.
According to analysts, the iPhone 8 could be the first mass device with a built-in screen biometric module.
The source States that production of the iPhone 8 will not begin before September. As in the first weekend after the start of sales of the company ships the market from 10 to 15 million devices are unlikely to launch new generation of smartphones will be held in the same month. Most likely, the device will go on sale in October or November.
Previously known Chinese analyst Ming‑Chi Kuo reported that the iPhone 8 will have OLED display in the entire front panel will lose the Home button. It will be replaced by a functional area with interactive elements, reminiscent of the Touch Bar in MacBook Pro 2016.
This element is part of a larger 5.8‑inch screen, says the expert, so the real screen of that expensive iPhone 8 will be the diagonal of 5.15 inch. The resolution will make it 2436 x 1125 pixels.
It is expected that the iPhone 8 will first exceed $1000. That is, the novelty will be designed for those who want to be at the forefront of progress and is willing to pay for it.