Currently, there is no doubt that the iPhone 8, the display of which will occupy almost the entire front panel, will be deprived of the signature key “Home” under the screen. It was integrated fingerprint scanner Touch ID.
The latest insider indicates that Apple is planning to abandon the use of the biometric module in the iPhone 8 in the use of technology of identification of users. The current level of technology development, unfortunately, does not allow to integrate Touch ID into the display of the smartphone.
Was a timid hope that the sensor will be placed on the rear side of the smartphone, but schematic drawings and reproduced them layouts this version deny. But now we have another option, which few who knew.
The source of the leak, a user of Chinese microblogging service Weibo. According to him, the fingerprint scanner of the iPhone 8 will be under the power button, which will be located in the usual place on the right edge of the smartphone.
This may be due to the fact that Apple increased the power button iPhone 8 compared to previous models. The key may be covered with a protective glass, perhaps a sapphire.
The source of the leak has confirmed that the iPhone 8 will receive edge-to-edge 5.8-inch display, the top of which will house sensors, camera and speaker. The device will get wireless charging, will be presented in four colors, including one new and two variants of constant memory is 64, and 256 GB.
The presentation of the iPhone 8 is expected in autumn at the annual fall conference Apple.