Ming-Chi Kuo has a sharp tongue, an analyst working for KGI Securities is multiplying announcements and predictions, and often aims just. The latest regarding the next generation iPhone which is not expected before the month of September 2017.
According to his words, Apple could integrate a new generation of Touch ID. The biometric sensor would be capacitive, but optical to the place directly below the slab. This development would incorporate a new OLED screen, edge to edge. Another new addition to the iPhone 8, like the Galaxy Note 7, in his time, might incorporate a facial recognition system. The two systems should coexist for the time of a transition.
one last point, a new version of Touch-3D is provided. The system would have a sensor more sensitive with the addition of a metal grille under the screen, this would avoid in particular the deformations of the slab.