Apple iPad Air manual leaks to reveal side-mounted Touch ID

27 August 2020
It will most likely support Apple's Magic Keyboard as well.

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  • Pierre

Anonymous, 28 Aug 2020It's because they use a 4K oled panel and no optical s... moresamsung did it,so why can't Apple

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 28 Aug 2020tf are you talking about? The Xperia 1 II and 10 II both ha... moreIt's because they use a 4K oled panel and no optical sensors are supported for it.

Anonymous, 28 Aug 2020tf are you talking about? The Xperia 1 II and 10 II both ha... moreJust checked. Great. Till last year, they were not allowed to. Check the Xperia 1.

  • sanju

.alpha, 28 Aug 2020Why? Chinese phones have under-display fingerprint reader f... moreRight now under-display fingerprint is only work in the OLED screen and all these iPad use an LCD screen, and using this Oled iPhone will increase the price and reduce the profit margin.

So apple will wait till the price will go down for under-display fingerprint.

  • .alpha

Why? Chinese phones have under-display fingerprint reader for years but Apple rather save some money and use old style Touch ID

  • Anonymous

Smallworld, 27 Aug 2020Another thing that Sony started that is being adopted by ot... morewhat are you talking about? Obviously Apple did it first because Apple is oh so innovative with their brand new side mounted fingerprint reader, nobody's ever done that before just like the notch, just like higher resolution displays, just like the headphone jack, just like literally everything because Apple is so innovative /s

  • Anonymous

ThunderCrackR, 27 Aug 2020And, somehow, they lost the right to use it in that patent ... moretf are you talking about? The Xperia 1 II and 10 II both have fingerprint readers built into the power button.

somehow fruit lovers claimed that fruit wait for the right time and improve it. Doesn't matter who first lmao.

Smallworld, 27 Aug 2020Another thing that Sony started that is being adopted by ot... moreAnd, somehow, they lost the right to use it in that patent dispute. So now they have the power key separate from the scanner, unfortunately. A real shame, actually.

Guys, this is pure innovation here. Amazing!

  • Smallworld

Another thing that Sony started that is being adopted by other manufacturers.

  • blea

Nicolas F, 27 Aug 2020Do you have any solid proofs to confirm that statement?proof is your eyes and sense,
crazy still you don't believe what you have seen.
damn it.
try to understand what is going on don't judge by only what you have heard

  • oink

Da Gud Shepherd, 27 Aug 2020Two words, FAKE NEWS! Fandroids always come up with such r... morenothing better than reality all they did is commercial , some will intro and other will launch,
what's the big deal?
as long as you can live without regret that all.

Two words, FAKE NEWS!
Fandroids always come up with such rumors in order to discredit Apple if it eventually turns out to be false. Same as the 120Hz and small notch thingy.

One more weak spot waiting to be bended 😂

  • crack

apple copy from all the mobile company and show off as if they as the first one,
think about the Iphone 11 series camera they copy from huawei and now everyone is thinking that other company are after them.
shameless

  • Anonymous

Perhaps we need to rethink what 'super thin bezels' really means and stop using it accordingly. 'Super thin' is just misleading, suggesting below 2mm

I'm just gonna leave it here about the argument going on here:

https://www.gsmarena.com/apple_granted_patent_for_fingerprint_reader_on_the_power_key-news-25582.php

  • Love the Community

Nicolas F, 27 Aug 2020Do you have any solid proofs to confirm that statement?I just heard that from this GSMA community here. It's like two to three years ago when some notable Sony defenders said something like that.

  • Anonymous

Love the Community, 27 Aug 2020Finally, Apple's using a patent that is unrightfully s... moreWhat's new? In ancient times, this company also stole weather animations from their third party App store devs and got away with it.