Don't expect Apple's next iPhones to have in-display fingerprint sensor
Ming-Chi Kuo, a well-respected analyst who often gets things right when it comes to Apple, has revealed in his latest research note (via 9to5Mac) that the company is going all-in on Face ID. And that means it has no plans to add in-display Touch ID fingerprint sensors to the this year’s or next year’s iPhone models. But, apparently, this decision is based on hardware restrictions, in part.
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The current sensors available have limited support for OLED screens, which is what Apple uses on the current iPhone X model, and these sensors only work in a specific location on the screen, rather than the entire screen. Keep in mind Apple has been considering in-display sensors for some time, according to reports, and its rivals are as well, including Samsung, which wants the tech for its Galaxy S10.