Whereas facial recognition on Android devices has been clunky, slow, and extremely vulnerable to being spoofed by video and photos, Face ID on the iPhone X is said to be impossibly fast, secure, and impervious to any sort of attempts to fool the software.
The good news, though, is that Apple has reportedly addressed any lingering production issues relating to the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera system. Certain use cases really only make sense with a mobile device, especially in regards to user-generated content, but security measures for unlock and Apple Pay could offer something new to the iPad Pro line. Many Apple fans were anxious about being locked out of their iPhone if Face ID didn't work properly, but it seems like Apple has managed to put their fears to rest, at least for now.
"We expect Apple's (US) major promotion of facial recognition related applications will encourage the Android camp to also dedicate more resources to developing hardware and facial recognition applications", he writes. Unfortunately, it's also the component that Kuo believes is causing the biggest problem for Apple's suppliers because he believes the camera module is what's causing the yield problems for the iPhone X.
Android OEMs like Samsung, LG, and Huawei have for long sought to follow in Apple's footsteps, often mimicking technologies that try to compete and even out-innovate Apple, but always seem to fall disappointingly short of what Cupertino's team brings to the table each year.
According to the report, the iPad Pro is going to get Face ID next year. It's hard to know how this person managed to obtain a functioning iPhone X but the best guess is that they work for Apple or a partner, such as a carrier. Or would you prefer it if Apple stuck with Touch ID? Preorders for the iPhone X, pronounced 10, will begin on October 27 in 57 countries across the globe, with shipping scheduled to kick off on November 3.
Problems with the new model phones past year and had another manufacturer Samsung.
The entry model is expected to retail at around 1 million won (US$872) including taxes.