On the website of the Bureau for registration of patents and trademarks United States there is a record of the patent from Apple Inc. The document titled «Display of the electronic device with an extended active area» describes a tablet.
Unlike modern models of the iPad, front camera and sensors Face ID on the image in the patent are positioned to use the device in landscape mode.
In addition, stands and cut-out to accommodate all elements. In the text of the patent States that the electronics can be placed in the front, and «bangs» is one of the design options. In iPad the current front camera and Face ID built into one of the equilateral part.
Apple regularly registers patents for various technologies and don’t always embodies them in life.
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