Interestingly, Apple is working on two versions of the AirPods Studio – a luxury model that we saw in the leaked renders flaunting a sleek design, and a more affordable sports model that will be made out of cheaper materials. The luxury variant of the AirPods Studio will reportedly be priced at an eye-watering $599, while the sports model might cost a tad less at $350.
In-display Touch ID coming to iPhones?
Earlier today, reliable leakster @L0vetodream tweeted something cryptic – “MESA uts for iPhone.” Yeah, doesn’t really make sense to me either. That is when Prosser again put on his Apple tipster shoes and explained that “MESA” might be the internal codename for Touch ID and that “uts” stands for “under the screen.”
So essentially, we are looking at the possibility of Apple finally implementing an in-display fingerprint sensor on its smartphones. However, it is unclear if we are going to see an in-display Touch ID next year, or the one after that. But given Apple’s newly-discovered love for a side-mounted fingerprint sensor (look at the 4th gen iPad Air), we hope this trend will continue, and as a result, in-display Touch ID might take a little while to arrive.