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Samsung Display is reportedly making new under-panel technology designed to hide the Face ID module under the display in the 2023 “iPhone 15 Pro”.
Samsung is reportedly developing a new camera component under the panel that will allow Apple to effectively hide the Face ID module behind the screen.
The new technology will be rolled out to Samsung’s Fold lineup for the first time in 2023, according to The Elec.
According to the report, Samsung is working with Canada’s OTI Luminotics on the technology, which includes “a metallic pattern layer that uses cathode mask materials.”
In April 2021, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated that he believed Apple would introduce a Face ID system that sits below the display in 2023.
Face ID isn’t the only technology reportedly moving below the screen, either. Many, including Kuo, have suggested that Touch ID will return to the iPhone in 2023, but will be placed below the screen rather than inside a Home button.