Another leaked schematic of the iPhone 8: no finger scanner on the back and is that wireless charging?

Another leaked schematic of the iPhone 8: no finger scanner on the back and is that wireless charging?
About a week ago, we saw a leak that claimed to showcase the chassis for the upcoming fullscreen iPhone 8. The image depicted an aluminum body with a vertical placement of the dual camera module, the signature Apple logo, and a rather questionable spot for the TouchID finger sensor — on the back, smack dab in the middle.

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.

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44 Comments

1. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

If the fingerprint scanner isn't under the screen, better place it on that Apple logo.

13. peace247 unregistered

If iphone 8 is really gonna be like that then I'll surely jump the ship from android.

20. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

It's not, if the leaks and rumors about all the previous iPhones are anything to go by.

44. Android_Lollipop

Posts: 155; Member since: May 05, 2015

Hey. where is the front cam?

35. HomerS

Posts: 419; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Let's see how the Note 8 will turn out and if not the Note 8 then the S9 with 4 curved screen corners beats that screen to body ratio.

34. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

The iPhone 8 sure does have a lot of prototypes, wonder which one we've seen will be the actually device come launch day. P.S. No scanner on the back FTW!!

43. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Oh please, we all know they're going to "courage" the fingerprint scanner away, using the S8 as an example of how if they can't implement it under the screen, they won't do it at all... Either that or the iPhone 8 looks exactly the same as the 7 again, fingerprint homebutton and all.

2. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Iphone Edition, U beautiful monster. So much new tech in a single phone. Underscreen sensors, dual ff cameras, 3D sensing, AR abilities, state of the art 3D touch Module, L shape battery design, underglass fingerprint sensor, 10nm A11 SOC, touch sensitive volume rockers. That's including other staples like stereo speakers, dual cameras, water resistance, motion processor,

3. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

For forking sakes hack my bank account already apple!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4. drunkenjay

Posts: 1695; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

phones not even out yet and your talking nonsense.

9. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

OMG, he's hurt. Cry me a river girl..

38. aegislash

Posts: 1509; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Maherk isn't hurt, just pointing out how ridiculous you look copying and pasting the same comment with 100% certainty that every rumor about the iPhone 8 is true.

7. maherk

Posts: 6926; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Dude, stop copy pasting the same comment on every article.

11. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

I know right.. just allow me have my moment..

12. Papa_Ji

Posts: 855; Member since: Jun 27, 2016

Don't expect anything new from apple.... Apple is just like Chinese companies who arrange older generation hardware from others and put there own logo... Practically it will be the same (2014) s**t...

17. soopeace

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 28, 2017

If it true s8 hype will dies down

36. HomerS

Posts: 419; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Note 8 will kill iphone 8 and if not Note 8, then S9 with 4 curved screen corners and 98% screen to body ratio, 4K screen, dual camera, under glass fingerscanner, fastest MRAM, ect.

30. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

and a apple pie with thats.

42. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

And it's all rumors

5. SaRPeR

Posts: 147; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Looks really ugly.

6. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

Either apple put fingerprint scanner in the screen, or ditches it all together. Back FPS are awful, especially the way samsung does it. 3D facial scanning is more safer anyway.

10. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Apple will teach them how to get it right. Like always.

14. peace247 unregistered

God you're worse than kiko

37. HomerS

Posts: 419; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Samsung knows how to do it right but they had the same yield problems as Apple but Apple had 6 more months time than Samsung.

8. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Looks promising....!!! OMG I CAN'T WAIT!!!

15. Camilla81

Posts: 90; Member since: Mar 18, 2017

Looking good i really like that I'm seeing so far.

16. Camilla81

Posts: 90; Member since: Mar 18, 2017

What*

18. notfair

Posts: 753; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

other sources from Foxconn say that apple placed only orders for ipHone 7s and 7s plus nothing for 8 ... so ... it will be fun to see all these fanboys get hurt when 7s will be released later this year with the same desing and new oled screen that apple will claim their own. http://www.gsmarena.com/no_iphone_8_according_to_foxconn_gossip-news-24765.php

22. Camilla81

Posts: 90; Member since: Mar 18, 2017

Total bs this report is fake.

23. Camilla81

Posts: 90; Member since: Mar 18, 2017

Total bs this report is fake.

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