With the release of iPhone X, we have noticed that the company has started shifting from Touch ID to facial recognition feature. According to a new report of DigiTimes, the makers of other flagship Android phones are also moving towards the facial recognition feature. Flagship Android Phones will Offer Facial Recognition Features Soon: DigiTimes.
DigiTimes Reported that the Chinese smartphone manufacturers, OPPO, Xiaomi, and Huawei are working to create their own 3D sensing technology. Which is the same technology used by Apple’s iPhone X, that can read its owner’s face to unlock the device.
Flagship Android Phones will Offer Facial Recognition Features Soon: DigiTimes
This report indicates that according to industry sources the suppliers who can build the 3D sensing technology are getting a large number of orders that indicate that the flagship Android Phones will surely have this feature in 2018.
No doubt, facial recognition and iris scanning technology has been used in the smartphones for quite some years, But Apple has brought a big change with its True Depth camera, which provides accuracy and precision.
People have complained that the Facial recognition on the flagship Android phones by Samsung can be fooled, if you place picture in front of device, but in the case of iPhone X that is not true.
Previously, KGI Securities reported that it would take three years to copy iPhone X’s FaceID feature by Apple’s rival. So let’s see that the claim by KGI Securities will be true or the flagship Android phones will come with same technology next year.
Well a rumor has been spread that Galaxy S9 may comes with similar facial recognition features, but let’s see it will bring the same accuracy in facial recognition, as by Apple. But still the flagship Android smartphone companies should think seriously before getting rid of the fingerprint sensor.