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Fingerprint reader underneath the display confirmed for iPhone 8

Apple to integrate Touch ID into the screen. Unnamed sources close to Apple have revealed to the Economic Daily News that Apple has successfully integrated the Touch ID recognition sensors into the display for iPhone 8. The OLED display panel and the radical new design for the upcoming anniversary iPhone in 2017 have caused troubles for the engineering team at Cupertino. As the next iPhone won’t have a Home Button and the display will take almost the entire front, Apple had to come up with a new solution for Touch ID fingerprint recognition. It seems that Apple has finally solved[…]

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The smaller iPhone in 2018 may have a 5.28-inch OLED screen

Apple to release two OLED models in 2018. Apple is far away from the announcement of the Anniversary iPhone in September, but that doesn’t stop the rumors on the Internet. And while we were still hearing stories about the 2017 line-up, now for the very first time a source claims to reveal details about the iPhone 9 expected in 2018. According to a new report published by The Investor, Apple’s iPhone for 2018 will be coming in two sizes, both with OLED screens. The smaller iPhone 9 is said to include a 5.28 inch OLED screen, while the bigger version[…]

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Why Apple may delay the launch of the iPhone 8?

Production difficulties reportedly delay the market debut of the next iPhone. 2017 should be an important year for Cupertino. The company announced and launched the original iPhone ten years ago, and Apple is planning a special edition of the smartphone in 2017 to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The device has not been formally named, but it should be called iPhone 8 or iPhone X. It is expected to bring major hardware and software improvements, such as curved-glass design and new kind of Touch ID sensors. But the new design could be blamed for the possible delay of iPhone 8. According[…]

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Fresh rumors suggest Apple may abandon Touch ID

Apple facing issues with its plan to put the TouchID under the screen. The upcoming 10th anniversary iPhone, codenamed iPhone Edition or iPhone X, was expected to offer a bezel-less body and fingerprint sensors underneath the edge-to-edge OLED screen. Apple was planning to ditch the traditional home button, and the fingerprint reader had to go away with it. But Apple should offer an alternative solution and find a new home for Touch ID. Previous rumors have suggested that the sensors will be placed under the screen, allowing users to authenticate with Apple Pay or just unlock their phones by touching[…]

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iPhone 8 may include a function area for virtual buttons and shortcuts

Upcoming OLED iPhone to have a 5.8-inch OLED screen. As you probably know, Apple is going to remove the physical home button from the upcoming iPhone 8 (or X) with OLED display. The new model will come with a new design that can be characterized with an all-glass body and screen taking the entire front. Logically, the Touch ID sensor will also be eliminated along with the Home button, and possibly embedded into the glass. Now, a new report may have shed more light on Apple’s plans for 2017. According to the new information, Apple is going to launch three[…]

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Upcoming iPhone with OLED display to offer longer battery life

New logic board design for longer battery life. Apple’s upcoming iPhone line in September 2017 may consist three new models – two LCD and one premium phone with OLED display. iPhone X or iPhone 8 with an OLED is expected to come in a radically different package embodied in an all-glass design and curved displays around the sides. The new design of the upcoming iPhones, particularly of the OLED version, may allow Apple to offer longer lasting batteries and increased screen size in devices with similar dimensions to the current 4.7-inch model. A new report from KGI Securities informs that[…]

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Report: all three iPhones in 2017 to have wireless charging

iPhone X, 7 and 7 Plus to offer wireless charging? Another day, another report about the upcoming 2017 iPhones. This time coming from a popular analysts Chi Kue of KGI, the report claims that the 10th anniversary iPhone is designed from the ground to offer many new features including Wireless charging. According to the source, Apple has added a thin graphite layer to eliminate overheating as a result of the charging. Due to the totally different design for iPhone X that includes an all-glass body, and poor heat transfer capabilities of the glass, Apple decided to add an additional layer[…]

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Rumour: Even the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 may offer wireless charging

Apple is planning a radical new all-glass design for iPhone 2017. We’ve heard it several times already that Apple may be planning to add a wireless charging module to the iPhone 2017. Now the popular Apple analyst Chi Kuo reveals more details about the new models. According to the report, Apple will switch from LCD to OLED display panels for the iPhone 2017, which would trigger demand among high-end users. The future iPhone 8 will not only come with a new type of screen, but also with a completely new all-glass design. Furthermore, Ming Chi Kuo believes that Apple will[…]

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Glossy white iPhone 7 and 7 Plus on the horizon

Apple may refresh the color of iPhone 7 line in 2017. iPhone 7 / 7 Plus in glossy ‘Jet Black’ has been a success since the release of the new models in September, so Apple may be considering to introduce yet another unusual color in 2017. Sources close to the Japanese blog Mac Otakara has revealed that a version of the iPhone 7 in glossy white could be released in a few months, to stimulate the demand in the first half of the year. Given the highly unlikely hardware refresh of the iPhone SE in the first half of 2017,[…]

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The new iPhone to have a ‘formal black’ color version

iPhone 7 painted in Black instead of Space Gray? Earlier this month there was a rumor saying that Apple would release a deep-blue iPhone 7 instead of the space gray color option available for iPhone 6. Macotakara first reported in June that suppliers in China had been informed that Apple would ditch the space gray color and introduce a brand new color option for all Iphone fans in 2016. Now the same source once again confirms that Space gray will be discontinued, but the new color variant won’t be deep blue. It seems that Apple will present an iPhone painted[…]

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