Apple’s 2022 iPhones May Be Without Designs, But Not Touch ID | Engadget

Apple may have only announced its iPhone 13 series last week, but analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is already looking ahead to the company’s 2022 series. According to an investor note , Kuo claims that Apple will release three new iPhones in the second half of the year. The two high-end models reportedly have a hole in the screen and a primary camera of 48 megapixels. In other words, the expectation is that Apple will start moving away from the notch design that has defined its phones since the iPhone X was released in 2017.

The switch to a 48-megapixel camera would also be a significant change for the business. Recent iPhones are provided exclusively with 12 megapixel primary cameras. By switching to a denser sensor, the company can use it to enable people to take high resolutions during the day and less noisy when the sun starts to set.

, Kuo said Apple plans to add a fingerprint sensor to the screen in 2023 to the iPhone. Earlier, the analyst predicted that this would happen next year, but now notes that a slower-than-expected development process has slowed Apple’s rollout of the feature. This is a significant delay when you consider that the range suggested that the phones will include fingerprint sensors in the screen. Similarly, he expects the company to release a foldable iPhone in 2024, where he previously predicted we would see the device in 2023. As always, take these reports with a grain of salt. Kuo has a proper but not flawless performance history when predicting Apple releases.

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