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iPhone 13 to be ‘S’ upgrade, in-screen fingerprint reader & no ports in testing

Jan 15, 2021

iPhone 13 to be ‘S’ upgrade, in-screen fingerprint reader & no ports in testing

The rumor: Apple is planning an ‘S’ year upgrade for the 2021 iPhones, according to Mark Gurman (89.1% accurate).


  • The new in-screen fingerprint scanner (supplied by Qualcomm) will likely be used in tandem with Face ID
  • Apple is also testing some models with no charging port, in favor of exclusively wireless charging

Our take: Good to hear both of these are on the table this year from Gurman, who is the source I trust the most. Although there may not be as many upgrades on the phones this year, I’m personally stoked for Touch ID to make a comeback.