Apple has tested and rejected an in-display fingerprint reader for iPhones, says Mark Gurman

23 August 2021
Face ID is here to stay, though it might move behind the display on future high-end iPhones, according to the Bloomberg journalist.

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Anonymous, 24 Aug 2021The fingerprint scanners are absolutely not more secure tha... moreApple's faceid implementation can be unlocked by identical twins and similar featured family members. I'd like to see your so-called studies proving faceid is more secure than fingerprint unlock.

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    • 24 Aug 2021

    Anonymous, 24 Aug 2021Try using with a mask on, lol. And fingerprint biometric is... moreThe fingerprint scanners are absolutely not more secure than Apple's Face ID implementation, and there are a few studies to show that.

    As to the mask, I don't wear a mask on most occasions, but I wear gloves or have wet hand far more often. Try again.

    A lot of really silly comments here by people who have probably never even held an Apple product.

      Anonymous, 23 Aug 2021Poor company. Can't figure out that simple and basic f... moreBruh, if you take a single second to read the article u should know that apple already knows how to do it, they just don't want to.

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        • 24 Aug 2021

        AnonD-1003038, 24 Aug 2021At least notch has a purpose, secure biometrics. Punch hole... moreLOL.

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          • 24 Aug 2021

          Duck of death, 24 Aug 2021Except for sunlight. The thing most human beings spend most... moreAnd why would sunlight affect anything? It doesn't penetrate finger enough and sensor is all the way underneath it. Then again, what would I know, I never have issues with darkness or extreme brightness with FaceID...

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            • 24 Aug 2021

            Duck of death, 24 Aug 2021Except for sunlight. The thing most human beings spend most... moreWhy would sunlight matter if your thumb is over the sensor and shielding it from the sun? Of course, if your thumb is somewhere else, you're not going to be unlocking the phone anyway.

              AnonD-1003038, 24 Aug 2021At least notch has a purpose, secure biometrics. Punch hole... moreFunniest joke i heard today. Hahaha.

                Calm, 24 Aug 2021Just curious, which Xiaomi phone you using that fail so mis... moreYup. Same way i register my prints. Haven't failed me yet. I just don't get it why they complain so much about the fps failing them. I think the problem is that they just don't know how to properly use it. Apple probably don't want to spend much on r&d for them to implement udfps.

                  AnonD-1003038, 24 Aug 2021So do Chinese ones. It's why display under finger glow... moreExcept for sunlight. The thing most human beings spend most of their time in. It struggles in sunlight.

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                    • 24 Aug 2021

                    It's 2070 :

                    in our next iPhones for 2071 & 2072 we will reduce the notch to 0,1 mm. This is a huge step in our smartphone industry ... This is a revolution !

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                      • 24 Aug 2021

                      Strawhat, 24 Aug 2021So next year android flagships will invent revolutionary UP... moreThey never ever say that. They always compare everything to themselves. Which is kind of an oxymoron, but it's not a lie either. Saying "fastest iPhone ever" or "iPhone with best camera ever" is technically a truth. It's kinda expected to be the best if it's the newest, which is why the statement is a bit silly. But it's not a lie or misinformation so they can freely say it.

                        AnonD-1003038, 24 Aug 2021Yes, because it has actual functionality. Secure biometric ... moreSo next year android flagships will invent revolutionary UPC. Full bezelless display
                        Iphone will invent it in 2025 and will call it the first in industry lol

                          Anonymous, 24 Aug 2021I don’t remember people saying the side mounted Fingerprint... moreFyi, I prefer rear mounted fingerprint than side mounted because the surface area is larger on the rear.

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                            • 24 Aug 2021

                            Anonymous, 24 Aug 2021I don’t remember people saying the side mounted Fingerprint... moreI'm pretty sure you remember what you remembered and I too remember what I remembered... I didn't say we have to remember the same things.

                            Even here the position of the Z5 FPS was criticized. BTW I'm here to convince you of s.h.i.t.

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                              • 24 Aug 2021

                              Daany, 24 Aug 2021Another Sony Xperia gimmick that haters mocked is now the c... moreI don’t remember people saying the side mounted Fingerprint scanner of Sony did not work well. It was criticized because it was disabled in the US. Seems like a strawman argument.

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                                • 24 Aug 2021

                                A fingerprint scanner in the power button would make sense in my opinion, because they already use the technology in the iPad Air 4. of course it‘s not necessary, but it would be nice for when FaceID does not work.

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                                  Strawhat, 24 Aug 2021so punchole vs notch, it is better a huge notch according t... moreThey just waiting for Apple to put a bathtub notch on their phone. Only then they will feel satisfied.

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                                    • 24 Aug 2021

                                    GAMIRSFM, 23 Aug 2021I guess they want to still have the "high security&quo... moreFaceID useless when we need to wear mask. Face recognition is least popular option during this pandemic. Unless you just stay at home then that's great.

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                                      • 24 Aug 2021

                                      honestly, the lack of a fingerprint scanner, in display or not has been the main reason i have not switched to iphone from Android.

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                                        • 24 Aug 2021

                                        Another Sony Xperia gimmick that haters mocked is now the call for everyone.

                                        I remember when Side mounted FPS sucked(Just because Sony did it first), now what do we have here?
                                        Oh BTW they also give sdcard slot, Audio jack, notification LED and guess what, a charger in the box with no extra cost (Can you believe that?).
                                        Oh well, I just love when a flagship comes in complete package.