What you need to know
- A new report reiterates the iPhone 13 will likely have an under-display fingerprint scanner.
- That's according to analysts at Barclays.
- The news echoes previous reports stating Touch ID will return to iPhone this year.
A new report reiterates that the iPhone 13 will "likely" have a fingerprint scanner under the display, echoing previous reports.
The note itself says the adoption of "fingerprint-under-glass" is "likely" in the iPhone 13, and will be a structural headwind for additional 3D sensing content at Apple "and could be the security feature of the future."
Previously the ultra-reliable Mark Gurman has reported that Apple is working on an under-display fingerprint scanner. From that report:
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