Apple has tested and rejected an in-display fingerprint reader for iPhones, says Mark Gurman

Touch ID, Apple’s fingerprint reader, never really went away – you can still find on an iPad. But on iPhones it can only be seen on the SE (2020) and its rather old design. Contrary to certain rumors, the fingerprint reader will not be returning to the mainline iPhones, says Mark Gurman on Bloomberg’s Power On newsletter.

The company reportedly tested displays that feature built-in fingerprint readers, but the journalist expressed doubt that this will be the path that Apple chooses.

Instead, Face ID will be built into the displays of future high-end models like the iPhone 14. Cheaper…