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Apple may push Touch ID at the back of iPhone 8

Apple's next generation iPhone 8 is rumoured to sport a bold new design

IANS  |  San Francisco 

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A new diagram of iPhone 8 suggests that may move the fingerprint reader to the back of the phone and the modules also appear to have changed.

"Apart from relocating the fingerprint reader, may also add a dual-module that sits vertically on the back of the phone," reported on Thursday.

The change in modules might add some sort of (AR) function.

Apple's next generation iPhone 8 is rumoured to sport a bold new and would feature an full of holes.

"The patent filed by for 'Electronic devices having displays with openings' describes a method by which various components can be mounted behind perforations in a device screen that are so small as to be imperceptible to the human eye. This arrangement would allow engineers to a smartphone or tablet with a true edge-to-edge, or full-face display," reported earlier this year.

The company will also bring "True Color iPad Pro" screen to its smartphones for the first time that uses advanced four-channel ambient light sensors to automatically adapt the colour and intensity of the display to match the light in your environment.

The full spectral sensing ambient light sensor will be added across the iPhone 7S, iPhone 7S Plus and iPhone 8.

First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 12:43 IST