Troughton-Smith also notes that the iPhone 8 might support tap-to-wake feature just like other smartphones on the market.
The developers, Steve Troughton-Smith and Guilherme Rambo, said that Apple has codenamed the tech Pearl ID and referred to it throughout the HomePod firmware. He also revealed that the bezel-less iPhone image can be extracted from Payment_glyph_phone-D22.caar in PassKitUIFoundation.framework using code pictured below.
Now that nearly everything is certain about the iPhone 8 and how it will look, there has been another reassurance of the internet's beliefs of the new iPhone 8 from the company itself, which has accidentally revealed the iPhone design in one of its firmware files. Well, with all these speculations and suggestions being spotted every now and then, it won't be surprising, if at all, we actually see the face unlocking feature on the iPhone when it is released.
While Apple has yet to confirm the details about iPhone 8, which is reportedly slated to come out this fall, Estes noted that the rumors about forthcoming iPhones have generally proved to be true in the past.
The iPhone 8 is expected to launch in September.
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Further investigating found that Apple will ditch the iconic home button and have a screen that fills up the entire face of the device.
Joe Skrebels is IGN's UK News Editor, and he loves his headphones too much to buy a new iPhone. In one swoop, Apple managed to confirm the phone's design as well as the "Face ID" unlock feature.
Developers claimed they had made the discoveries in firmware for an upcoming HomePod smart speaker.
The iPhone's design has stagnated over the last few years.
The near bezel-less design has always been expected, with leaks and rumours suggesting that Apple was following Samsung's design moves with the Galaxy S8 and producing a smartphone that resembles Android-creator Andy Rubin's upcoming Essential phone. The image, which was hidden in the firmware, showcases a bezel-less display with a notch cut out at the top to incorporate the front-facing camera and other sensors.