Apple’s next-generation iPhone is projected to get the go-ahead in September, and people familiar with the matter don’t expect any big changes, but rather small upgrades to the lineup that went live last fall.

In other words, Apple is expected to launch four different iPhones this year, all with under-the-hood improvements for the current models. As a result, this new lineup would be less of an iPhone 13 and more of an S upgrade, and this makes some refer to the upcoming series as iPhone 12S.

A report from Bloomberg explains that while Apple is only looking into hardware upgrades for the next iPhone, one idea the company is exploring is bringing back Touch ID.

Removed in 2017 when Apple officially introduced Face ID and thus replaced fingerprint sensors with facial recognition, Touch ID could therefore return this year, only that t… (read more)