You can breathe easier now, iPhone fans: Apple might have solved the biggest challenge facing your favorite upcoming smartphone.
Apple has reportedly figured out how to integrate an optical Touch ID sensor directly into the iPhone 8’s display, clearing the one hurdle that tripped up Samsung’s Galaxy S8.
The report comes from Chinese language Economic Daily News (EDN) via Mac Rumors, citing sources from within the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), an Apple supplier.
Previous reports suggested the iPhone 8 would be delayed beyond its expected September unveiling and release because of difficulty with an embedded fingerprint sensor. But EDN’s sources claim that Apple will be ready for rollout in the second half of 2017, right on schedule. Read more…