iPhone 8 May Come With Revolutionary Selfie Camera

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A KGI Securities analyst has said that the upcoming iPhone 8 may offer a revolutionary front camera that could arrive with a 3D sensor. The 2D images taken by the camera will make use of a new sensor that will develop 3D selfies and the camera could also be used for facial recognition.

It has been suggested that the iPhone 8 will not feature Touch ID but instead it will have facial recognition that will unlock the device along with verifying the information. Apple has a contract with RealFace, they produce an accurate system for facial recognition.

The camera sensors will be able to perform depth of field calculations through the infrared transmitter and receiver. The analyst said that the camera comes from Sony and Foxconns Sharp is the supplier for the infrared receivers.

The iPhone 8 is said to be coming with an OLED display of 5.8 inches and it should have the A11 processor, a bigger battery and be waterproofed. It is thought that the price tag of the handset may be around $1,000. Rumours also point to it having a 2K resolution and if so it would be the first of the Apple phones to do so.

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