Thanks Samsung: Face ID Moves Under iPhone 15 Screen

Apple will make the cut on the iPhone vanish! According to the latest rumor, it will start already this year. However, Face ID will not be hidden invisibly under the screen until 2023 with the iPhone 15.


  • Notch will start to fade with the iPhone 14according to rumours.
  • Thanks to Samsung technology, Face ID will be under the screen, starting with the iPhone 15.
  • Samsung’s new UPC technology will debut in the Galaxy Z Fold 5 beforehand.

We’ve heard a lot of rumors about Apple saying farewell to the notch on the iPhone in the a foreseeable future. These rumors are now fueled by Korea, where The elect reports that Samsung, of all companies, will play a big role in this.

iPhone 14 Pro with pill-shaped perforation

If South Korean sources are correct, the Apple iPhone 14 will have a pill-shaped punch hole as early as September, which will then hide both the selfie camera and Face ID technology. However, according to said sources, this design change would be reserved for the Pro series, so the other iPhone models expected in 2022 will still appear with a notch.

It is said that this pill shape will then give way to a real punch-hole design for the iPhone 15 in 2023. Samsung’s new UPC (under-panel camera) technology would then be available. This would mean that while the selfie shooter will still be visible, the Face ID sensors could disappear under the screen.

Could the iPhone 14 Pro look like this? / © Evgeny Karandaev, MR-R / Shutterstock, Collage: NextPit

Samsung already went a step further last year by completely hiding the front camera in the Galaxy Z Fold 3. But the success of this camera is debated. If the two rivals keep their release cycles roughly the same, then we’d see two smartphones with new UPC technology in about a year and a half in quick succession: first the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 at the end of the year. summer – and soon after the Apple iPhone 15.

All in all, the information from industry insiders essentially only confirms the rumors that are already circulating. go around. However, with each new source and each additional piece of information, we only gain more certainty.

So you can slowly start to sing the first farewell to the iPhone notch. And if you want, you can give me your opinion in the comments. Are you glad that unappetizing notch on the top edge of the screen is an over story? Or does the notch give you a sense of familiarity?


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