The three smartphone may ditch Touch ID for Face ID, retaining the top notch for the sensor
The Apple iPhone X launched last year featured a top notch and since it has seen widespread adoption among Android smartphone manufacturers, Now there are rumours since November that the company will be launching three new iPhone this year and all of them are speculated to ditch the Touch ID for Face ID. Now latest reports from Japanese sources give more insight into these upcoming devices.
According to a report from Macotakra which they claim is from a “reliable supplier information source”, the iPhone flagship will be named iPhone X Plus featuring a 6.5 inch OLED display and is the same size as the iPhone 8 Plus. The smartphone will be a bit thicker at 0.2 mm due to the “mounting form of the rear camera” which pushes the device’s thickness to 7.7 mm. There will be a bezel-less design seen on the iPhone X and may come with the same traditional upper notch which actually houses the infrared Face ID scanner.
The report further claims that the smaller version will come with a 6 inch LCD panel and not a 6.1 inch. It will be following the same top-notch, and minimum bezels look along with the Face ID feature. The third smartphone which happens to be the smallest one will sport a brighter lens and bigger sensor.
It also contains an update on the future of iOS 12 Face ID which is said to also work in landscape mode, a step towards introducing it in the Apple iPad. These smartphones will be backed by powerful batteries which will be manufactured nu Unimicron. The iPhone X Plus will come with a 3,300 mAh battery which is the biggest ever in an Apple smartphone yet. This will surely raise the bar among the flagship smartphone. The smartphones are speculated to launch in September, keeping in line with the company’s habit of launching a flagship at that time.