Apple launched its most expensive phone iPhone X on 12 August 2017 with an all new security feature i.e. FaceID security feature.
Apple iPhone X FaceID security features have been making rounds ever since the smartphone’s unveiling at Apple event held earlier this week. The smartphone’s FaceID allegedly failed during the demo at the event while Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi was showing it off to the gathering. The so-called glitch even reportedly led to a temporary failure in Apple’s market value.
Now in an email to a Apple developer, Federighi has revealed some more features of the FaceID.
The details come as a reply to queries sent by a developer named Keith Krimbel. On asking if the FaceID will work if the user has sunglasses on, Federighi answered that it should work with most of them. “Most sunglasses let through enough IR light that FaceID can see your eyes even when the glasses appear to be opaque”.
The developer further asked if a thief will be able to unlock the Apple iPhone X using the FaceID. To this Federighi assured that even if the iPhone X is in front of the user’s face, it won’t unlock until unless the users look at the eye scanner. Furthermore, if users press the buttons on both sides of the iPhone X, it will temporarily disable the FaceID.