Metal blanks show a fingerprint reader on the back of the iPhone 8

July 20th, 2017   decode   news

Leaks give an impression that Apple has tried a thousand different places to put the fingerprint reader on the iPhone 8, now that there’s no room for it on the front. The most recent leak places it in a surprising – yet familiar – location.

Metal blanks show a round hole just under the Apple logo – clearly meant for the fingerprint reader. The metal blanks we saw earlier were in a rough shape and lacked such detail.

Metal blanks (allegedly) of the iPhone 8 frame, showing a rear fingerprint reader

Two glass panels from the iPhone 8’s back showed no such hole. Actually, glass…

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