Well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims Apple will abandon Touch ID entirely in its 2018 iPhones, opting to use Face ID instead for all models, 9to5Mac reports. Kuo previously said Face ID’s fate was dependent on how users reacted...Show More Summary
According to a new report from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple could drop its Touch ID system completely in the next iPhone. The post Apple May Drop Touch ID in the Next iPhone appeared first on ExtremeTech.
If you've long been a fan of Touch ID, we've got some bad news for you. According to noted Apple insider Ming-Chi Kuo, every new iPhone Apple releases next year will incorporate Face ID and, in the process, relegate Touch ID to nothing more than a memory. Show More Summary
A new note sent to investors by famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (which we first saw reported by 9to5Mac) said that all future iPhones will have Face ID in place of Touch ID. Apple introduced a third iPhone for the first time this year;...Show More Summary
According to a new report, Apple plans to kill Touch ID — its lightning-fast fingerprint reader — for the security nightmare that will undoubtedly be Face ID. KGI Securities analyst and rumor magnet Ming-Chi Kuo tonight revealed it’s unlikely Apple will bring back Touch ID in future models, starting in 2018. Show More Summary
Apple is going all in on Face ID, according to well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who believes the company will completely abandon its Touch ID capacitive fingerprint recognition system in favor of the depth-sensing technology when it introduces next year's iPhone lineup.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is out tonight with a new investor note. Kuo explains that, despite initially believing Apple might readopt fingerprint technology, it’s now likely that all 2018 iPhone models will move to Face ID and leave Touch ID in the past… more…
Well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims the next iPad Pro will likely be the next device to adopt the iPhone X’s TrueDepth camera system that supports Face ID, 9to5Mac reports. Kuo expects the feature to be limited to the iPad Pro models, similar to how it is incorporated into the iPhone X but not the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus. Show More Summary
Android smartphone makers are clamouring to copy Apple and build face-scanning tech into their device after the unveiling of the high-end iPhone X in September. At least, that's according to a research note from Ming-Chi Kuo, a well-regarded...Show More Summary
The 2018 models of the iPad Pro may come equipped with Face ID, according to the latest note to investors from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (we first saw the news reported by MacRumors). Apple announced three iPhones earlier this...Show More Summary
It's safe to assume that the face recognition system in the iPhone X will eventually reach other devices, but which ones are next in line? KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo might have an idea. The historically accurate analyst expects the next generation of the iPad Pro to adopt the TrueDepth camera and, by extension, Face ID. Show More Summary
The tech which enables the iPhone X’s new Face ID feature may be coming to the 2018 iPad Pro line, a report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests. The note sent to investors and reported by MacRumors and 9to5mac suggests that the TrueDepth Camera system will be available on all of the “high-end” iOS devices by year’s end. This is more of an inevitability… Read More
No, I don't mean the notch. Famed Apple insider (and KGI Securities analyst) Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a research note suggesting that the 2018 iPad Pros will have Face ID, Apple's new 3D facial recognition feature that is the signature...Show More Summary
According to a note sent to clients by respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Samsung has multiple options for suppliers for the Galaxy Note 9 fingerprint sensor.
According to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Android hardware makers have turned their attention away from under-display fingerprint readers and toward 3D sensing technologies similar to those Apple debuted with iPhone X.
KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo sees the TrueDepth camera and Face ID as the real driving force behind a "super cycle" for the iPhone, with it ultimately growing iPhone sales for the entirety of fiscal year 2018.
Ongoing production issues with the iPhone X will likely leave most consumers without Apple's next-gen iPhone until 2018, according to a new research note penned by Ming-Chi Kuo. In a note obtained by MacRumors, Kuo relays that the vaunted...Show More Summary
KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo is today out with a new investor note in which he further analyzes the iPhone X supply chain and production struggles. Kuo also looks ahead to 2018, noting of when Apple will hit full production of the iPhone X as well as what’s in store for the 2018 iPhone… more…
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has suggested that the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera will be years ahead of Android. Here's why I hope he's right.
The TrueDepth camera system on Apple's upcoming iPhone X is so advanced that it may take Android handset manufacturers a good 2.5 years before they're able to catch up, according to a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a...Show More Summary