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Apple's Face ID replaces Touch ID on the iPhone X

Apple's Face ID replaces Touch ID on the iPhone X
From Engadget - September 12, 2017

Naturally, since there's no longer a home button with Touch ID, you will use Face ID for your Apple Pay transactions. Apple says not to worry about randoms trying to get into your phone, as iPhone X ca not be spoofed by photos and all the data processing is done on the device itself. That means everything is encrypted and none of your info is sent to the cloud. According to Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, the chances of someone stealing access to your iPhone X is one in a million, compared to one in fifty thousand with Touch ID.

But what if your look changes over time? Like, say, you grow a beard or suddenly start wearing a cowboy hat... well, Schiller says Face ID is smart enough to recognize that. We will see just how accurate the new feature is when our own Chris Velazco, senior mobile editor, checks out the iPhone X at Apple's spaceship-looking campus later today. Stay tuned.

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