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IPhone 8 should have touch ID on the screen

IPhone 8 should have touch ID on the screen
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Christian Boas

The next iPhone 8 could be the first Apple smartphone with fingerprint sensor directly in the display. With the Android smartphones such as the Huawei P10, the fingerprint sensor integrated in the screen is already a reality.

According to DigiTimes, citing the Chinese edition of the Economic Daily News, Apple’s chip supplier TSMC has already confirmed this feature. TSMC is responsible for the production of the Apple A11 chip, which is expected to be used in the iPhone 8. During a technology symposium, the subcontractor reported that a number of design changes and new features related to the new iPhone had been identified.

Among the innovations is the “optical fingerprint sensor”, which enables authentication through the display. So similar to the MWC17 presented by moobilux.com, the Chinese manufacturer Goodix. The fingerprint sensor integrated in the screen could allow Apple to send the Homebutton into retirement. In addition, the company from Cupertino would be able to block much larger displays with the same housing dimensions.

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