An artist has imagined the 2020 iPhone with in-display Face ID, a fourth camera lens, and a design based on the iPhone 5. His video brilliantly shows off these proposed features for the iPhone 12.
Watch it now:
The video was created by Pallav Raj exclusively for ConceptsiPhone.
How practical is this iPhone 12 concept?
Concept videos are all very well, but they sometimes have only a nodding acquaintance with reality. Raj has created a somewhat realistic design for the iPhone 12.
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said earlier this fall that the 2020 model will have a “similar design to the iPhone 4.” The handset in this concept video was based on the iPhone 5, but both have square edges so there’s a good chance this is something close to what Apple is planning.
As for the additional camera lens, ConceptsiPhone says this will be a “quad-camera system with new 16MP sensors and 3D Depth Camera.” Multiple sources have indicated that a 3D sensor is expected in the iOS handset coming next fall.
Unfortunately, in-display Face ID is more a dream than a potential feature. It’s likely to happen someday, but not in 2020. So far, there’s been no sign that the technology exists to make that happen. So expect a notch in the iPhone 12.
Perhaps the only misstep in Raj’s video is the prominent inclusion of LTE but no mention of 5G, though this is almost certain to be a highlight of the 2020 iPhone.