Because of the new fingerprint sensor production of the iPhone 8 can only start in September
DigiTimes reports that Apple uses the fingerprint sensor in the new smartphone iPhone 8, but we are talking about the new in-house development.
According to insiders, Apple refused to use sensors production ID Natural Synaptics ID, and Sense Qualcomm. Instead they use a proprietary algorithm AuthenTec technology identification Privaris. We can assume, we are talking about the scanner embedded in the display device.
New fingerprint sensors Apple will be carried out by the TSMC using 65-nanometer technology. Because of the fundamental change of design start of production of the iPhone 8 with OLED display and this sensor may be delayed until September 2017. We will remind, in September and the announcement and beginning of sales of the device. Also this smartphone is credited with the ability to use ultrasound for biometric user authentication.
Mass production of two other models of iPhone with LCD displays, which will be released this year, should begin in July.