Sub-display Face ID again tipped for ‘iPhone 14’

Rumors of a next-generation “iPhone 14” are heating up ahead of an expected “iPhone 13” debut next week, with one analyst reiterating rumors that the handset will incorporate under-display Face ID technology.

iPhone 14After hit-or-miss leaker Jon Prosser aired renders and supposed details about a 2022 “iPhone 14” model, display analyst Ross Young chimed in to corroborate and expand on certain claims.According to Young, Apple is expected to move to under-display Face ID technology next year, a shift that ditches iPhone’s TrueDepth “notch” in favor of a “hole-punch” front-facing camera design popularized by Samsung. Moving TrueDepth system components like the dot projector, flood illuminator and infrared camera below iPhone’s display panel is “easier” than doing the same for the handset’s color camera, Young notes.

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