Tag Archives: 2017 iPhone

Gallery: A realistic mockup of the iPhone 8

We’ve seen a lot of renders of the iPhone 8, and most of them aren’t realistic. They lack practicality, and don’t keep engineering efforts or reported features in mind. However, a set of renders by Benjamin Geskin for iDropNews do a remarkable job in terms of a possibility. While some may not agree with the look, as it looks vastly similar to the…

All iPhones will reportedly move to OLED displays in 2019

All reports point to Apple unveiling a new iPhone this year with an OLED display, while another two models will be introduced using an IPS LCD display. However, a Korean supply-chain report claims that Apple will be moving its entire iPhone lineup to OLED displays in 2019. The report (via Patently Apple) says that Apple will rely on three Korean…

Report: iPhone 8 to have custom ‘built-in’ fingerprint sensor, with production starting in September

Digitimes reports that Apple is working on its own custom “built-in” fingerprint sensor for its next-generation iPhone. This implies that the company will have the sensor built into the display as the iPhone 8 is rumored to have no bezels whatsoever. Rather than relying on Synaptic or Qualcomm for the technology, Apple will be building the sensor…

Apple patent suggests the company is working on a fingerprint sensor built into the display that’s capable of auto-authentication

With the several patents Apple already has regarding an embedded Touch ID sensor in the display, and today Apple has been granted another one. Filed back in 2015, the patent describes a fingerprint sensor that could seamlessly blend into the user experience. Where a fingerprint sensor is integrated into an electronic device or host device, for example,…

WSJ: iPhone 8 to feature USB-C port and curved OLED screen

The Wall Street Journal reports that the next iPhone, dubbed iPhone 8, will feature a USB-C port over the existing Lighting port found on iOS devices today. The report also restates that the device will feature a large curved OLED display, replacing the current Home button with a function area. The iPhone 8 will reportedly take the high end of…

Patent suggests acoustic imaging coming to future iPhone, could be the Touch ID replacement for the iPhone 8

It’s highly likely that Apple will be replacing the Touch ID Home button in the next iPhone. So far, we’ve seen evidence of an optical fingerprint sensor, facial and gesture recognition, and much more. However, in a patent Apple filed today, we’ve got another glimpse into an option for removing the Home button. The patent, which is titled…