As with any new iPhone release, there is a significant buzz about what will and won’t be included in the latest gadget, this time the iPhone 8, expected for release mid-September this year.
Already hotly anticipated are the iPhone 8’s curved screen and 3D camera, but an insider leak has now revealed a feature that might change just about everything.
Gordon Kelly claims that the smart phone will be doing away with fingerprint sensing and introducing facial recognition - allowing users to lock and unlock their phone (among other functions) simply by looking at it.
"As it stands most of my sources believe Touch ID will not feature on the iPhone 8 (putting huge pressure on ‘Face ID’)," wrote Kelly in Forbes.
There are also rumours that it won’t even be called the iPhone 8 - with tech analysts suggesting the iPhone Pro might be on its way instead.
This article originally appeared on New Idea.