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iPhone 8 could use 3D face-scanning technology in place of Touch ID

iPhone 8 could use 3D face scanning technology in place of Touch ID

Looking at your iPhone 8 may be enough to unlock it, without needing to press a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, a button that Apple may be replacing altogether.

The rumored 10th anniversary iPhone is being tested using a 3D facing-scanning sensor that’s said to be a jack-of-all trades: it can unlock the phone, authenticate Apple Pay transactions and launch secure apps, according to Bloomberg.

3D face-scanning is touted as an improved security system in the report. But it also seems to be a solution for ridding the new iPhone of the all-important, yet room-hogging fingerprint sensor in order to give it a trendy, bezel-less display.

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