iPhone 8 Rumors: Rear-Mounted Touch ID, Vertical Dual-Camera Setup

Written by TechNadu Staff
Last updated June 10, 2021

The latest rumors suggest that the Apple could put the Touch ID sensor on the back of the iPhone 8. The dual camera on the back, and other details from the same set of leaked schematics like screw holes.

The new flagship iPhone 8 will come with a large display up-front, and the Touch ID will be placed in the comfortable position in iPhone 8 compared to Samsung Galaxy S8 model.

Samsung’s reason for the move is that Synaptics simply did not have the technology ready at the time of the S8’s launch. But this time Apple in partnership with Synaptic was working with a new tech to integrate the Touch ID sensor into the display.

Other changes in addition to the rear fingerprint sensor is the dual camera sensor arrangement. Apple debuted the feature on the iPhone lineup with the iPhone 7 Plus last year. Now, with the iPhone 8, we will see the sensors arranged vertically, rather than horizontally. We see the silence switch and volume rockers on the left side.

This year, the rumored iPhone 8 is expected to bring Apple back into the game. Firstly, the device is rumored with the very important OLED upgrade. The case will be smaller than the iPhone 7 Plus. Other features include a 3D camera and wireless charging.

The full detail for size are not included, but the design schematics it's likely based on suggested the device measures at 49.5mm tall by 72.5mm wide, which is slightly larger than the 4.7-inch iPhone 7 at 138.3mm bt 67.1mm.

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