Looks like the iPhone 14 won't have the one feature I want

iPhone 14 render
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From better battery to enhanced cameras, there are a few standard features that top iPhone users' wish lists every year. An unexpected request has also been doing the rounds for the last couple of years, mainly thanks to the pandemic – but if you've been holding your breath for the return of Touch ID, get ready for bad news.

As anyone who's tried unlocking an iPhone with FaceID while wearing a mask will attest, the whole process doesn't exactly scream 'Apple design'. Leaks have suggested that the iPhone 14 will feature a fingerprint scanner under the display – but now, renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has poured cold water over the idea. (Don't fancy waiting? Check out the best iPhone 13 deals available now.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.