Analysts have warned the iPhone X is well behind its production schedule, and the complexities of producing the TrueDepth facial recognition camera system are reportedly to blame.
Apple's TrueDepth camera may be holding things up.
Apple's iOS 11 brings Augmented Reality to a huge installed base of over 350 million iOS devices with powerful A9, A10 Fusion or A11 Bionic chips. However, another form of AR is about to be introduced, exclusive to the company's new iPhone X. Here's a deeper look at Apple's big AR surprise.
Apple's iPhone camera module supplier Largan Precision is looking to enter the 3D sensor market that underpins the Face ID technology according to the CEO of the manufacturer.
The good news is that the iPhone X is undoubtedly the most technologically advanced iPhone had ever created. Even more intriguing is that the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera system is so sophisticated that it may take Android competitors years to implement something similar. Show More Summary
Apple suppliers are continuing to have trouble making the 3D sensors for the TrueDepth camera in the iPhone X, and in particular the dot projector belonging to the "Romeo" transmission module, according to a Thursday report.
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
For me, the iPhone X is gorgeous and hideous at the same time. I understand the necessity of the TrueDepth camera, as Face ID represents the future of user authentication. At the same time, I do not appreciate the notch or the way it’s implemented in iOS. Show More Summary
Apple has announced the release of new iPad Pro models for 2018 and it seems they will come equipped with a TrueDepth Camera. This is due to the fact that the Californian company wants to introduce Face ID features. This will come as a replacement for Touch ID feature. Show More Summary
The feature on Apple's new iPhone X is a TrueDepth 3D camera and sensor array at the top of the phone that allows Apple to offer users a facial recognition feature that’s unlike anything available from the competition. But the side effect...Show More Summary
Apple's face-scanning tech could be coming to a new product in the near future. The company will add its TrueDepth camera, which enables the iPhone X's Face ID and talking emoji tech, to next year's iPad Pro, according to an industry...Show More Summary
After launching next month on the iPhone X, Apple's Face ID technology will reportedly make its way to the iPad in 2018, potentially paving the way for the elimination of the home button on the company's touchscreen tablet.
A new prediction from reliable supply chain analyst Ming Chi-Kuo of KGI Securities expects one of the iPhone X‘s defining features to join the iPad Pro lineup in the next upgrade. KGI expects the TrueDepth camera system which enables Face ID facial recognition to next appear on the iPad lineup. more…
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.
Apple's iPhone X -- the first iPhone with a "TrueDepth" camera -- may not be the only smartphone suffering from problems with 3D sensor production, as shipments for competing products are also reportedly being delayed.
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
A new report from KGI today includes a drop in the firm’s estimate for 2017 iPhone X shipments, its forecast for 2018-2019 performance, and how far behind Android devices are all thanks to Apple’s new TrueDepth camera system. This powers the new facial recognition and tracking system for Face ID unlocking, Animoji, and more. more…
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has slashed his forecast for iPhone X shipments this fall to between 30 million and 35 million units, though he also told investors that any negative reaction to production issues could make for an attractive opportunity to buy more shares of AAPL.