Apple Watch 7 could have Touch ID and an in-screen camera

As impressive as the Apple Watch 6 is, it arguably lacks for big new features, but Apple might make up for that with the Apple Watch 7, as there’s evidence that it’s working on both a Touch ID fingerprint scanner and an under-display camera for a future wearable.

Both of these have popped up in Apple patents recently granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, so they’re certainly ideas Apple is at least exploring.

The Touch ID patent details a fingerprint scanner built into the power button of an Apple Watch. The patent notes that this could be used for user identification, device unlocking, and authorizing transactions – much like fingerprint scanners on other devices.

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