iPhone 8 designs reveal rear Touch ID and vertical camera lens (Apple Byte)



This could be the next iPhone’s design if Apple can’t get the fingerprint sensor embedded into the display panel. Plus, Starcraft on the Mac for free!

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20 thoughts on “iPhone 8 designs reveal rear Touch ID and vertical camera lens (Apple Byte)

  • April 27, 2017 at 7:44 pm
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    I love this show it always so funny and fun to watch and I alway get the best technology info

  • April 28, 2017 at 6:38 am
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    why don't apple consider apple logo as touch id.?

  • April 29, 2017 at 7:10 pm
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    it would be great if they embedded the fingerprint sensor in to the apple logo on the back.

  • May 1, 2017 at 9:33 am
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    I'm not an apple fan.. but I love how they put that bizarre changes at the back button, something new to look forward to… 😉 interesting!

  • May 4, 2017 at 10:25 am
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    iphone 5s looks best in outlooking the way they out the camera is awesome…..

  • May 5, 2017 at 3:20 am
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    lol.. it'll probably end up being very similar to the 7.. we still have months before we find out any semi-solid information.

  • May 8, 2017 at 11:18 pm
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    If they are going to place the print reader on the back of the phone. They need to place the id touch in the apple that is on the back. That would be awesome!

  • May 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm
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    So I guess we're gonna have iPhone cases with an extra hole in the back?

  • May 24, 2017 at 6:51 am
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    If it has to be on the back, why not imbed it into the apple logo?

  • June 8, 2017 at 1:28 pm
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    I just want to say, that if Apple cannot implement the fingerprint sensor on the screen, I hope they place the fingerprint sensor on the side of the phone instead, probably where the power button is. This will solve issues of each type of placement:

    * Front – takes up valuable real estate on the screen, which obliges the phone to have a chin to accommodate the sensor/home button
    * Back – Although if feels more intuitive, you would need to lift up the phone to access the the fingerprint sensor, quite cumbersome if you want to use your phone whilst laying on a surface.

    Side fingerprint sensor where the power button currently is I believe will provide more convenience and better user experience. This is something that the Essential Phone should have done.

    Use case 1:
    * Unlock phone while holding it by hand:
    – Place thumb on sleep/wake/power button with fingerprint sensor and press to unlock phone

    Use case 2:
    * Unlock phone while it on a flat surface such as a table:
    – Place index finger sleep/wake/power button with fingerprint sensor and press to unlock phone while keeping the phone laid on the the table.

    Sony Xperia X5 have this implemented and I think is an elegant solution to this problem.

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