Pixel 4’s face unlock finally catches up to the iPhone. It’s about damn time
With the blink of an eye, iPhone’s Face ID — a biometric unlocking feature that Apple popularized two years ago — to unlock the phone and buy things with a scan of your face. Now that a secure version exists in Android phones, face unlock will be the killer feature every Android user will want.accomplishes something that no other significant Android phone-maker has. It finally caught up to
The face unlock feature on Android phones has existed for years, but mostly as a convenience that’s been flimsy enough to fool with photos. Face ID’s more rigorous process meant it was secure enough for transactions.
Some Huawei phones, like the , use the same technology as Apple to unlock the phone, but they don’t support mobile payments. This year, . That left Apple as the only real game in town.
But more importantly, the Pixel 4’s adoption of this…