According to PhoneArena, Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a reputation fro being highly reliable, revealed that the 2017 iPhone is bringing a breakthrough technology for the front camera.
Mr. Ming says that the iPhone 8 is wearing an OLED panel will sport a revolutionary front-facing camera and a 3D sensor which can help to produce 3D sensor and being employed for facing recognition. Before, Apple did purchase Israeli company RealFace, which has developed highly accurate system that can even identify identical twins.
Moreover, the new iPhone 3D sensor can measure the depth of field thanks to a dedicated infrared transmitter and receiver. According to Mr. Ming, the camera is being supplied from Sony while Sharp is responsible for providing the infrared receivers. Infrared signals are sent from the phone, then transferred to the object and detected by a 1.4 MP Infrared receiver.
The report also adds that Apple will use 3D sensing rear-facing cameras in the 2018 models after applying this one on the releasing special iPhone this year. It allows Apple get rid of the large dual-camera system in the Apple iPhone 7 Plus.