Another leaked schematic of the iPhone 8: no finger scanner on the back and is that wireless charging?
Thankfully, since then, we've seen other leaks that seemingly refute the questionable placement for the scanner. And, today, we get another one — a purported schematic of the upcoming iPhone, posted by designer and serial leakster Benjamin Geskin.
The schematic reaffirms the vertical camera module but shows no trace of a TouchID scanner on the phone's back. Instead, we see a large circular cutout — one that many speculate may be the place for a wireless charging module.
According to Mr. Geskin, the source for the leak is 95% trustworthy, if that means anything to you. Scrolling through other leaks and speculations that the images have sparked, some say that the new iPhone might have a glass back to accommodate the wireless charging feature, while others say that Apple is working on a pad module for the phone's back, which will allow for the inductive charging, while the rest of the device retains its metal finish.