OnePlus 5 owners can access Face Unlock with the latest OxygenOS Open Beta update

OnePlus introduced its Face Unlock feature with the OnePlus 5T and many expected that the company would bring this feature to the predecessor as well. OnePlus was likely going to bundle the feature with the Oreo update for the OnePlus 5. The company’s co-founder Carl Pei confirmed last month that based on feedback from users, OnePlus had decided to bring the feature over to this handset. The OnePlus 5 Face Unlock feature has gone live with the latest beta for this handset. The reason why OnePlus is able to bring this feature to the predecessor with just a simple software update is because it doesn’t need complex sensors or facial recognition technology like the iPhone X. The Face Unlock feature only uses the front-facing camera for facial recognition. There were no hardware limitations preventing the feature from finding its way on the OnePlus 5.OnePlus started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo-based Oxygen OS 5.0 for the OnePlus 5 about two weeks ago. This feature wasn’t included in the in

OnePlus 5 owners can access Face Unlock with the latest OxygenOS Open Beta update

If you're the proud owner of a OnePlus 5T, you've probably played around with the device's Face Unlock feature at least once, perhaps you even use it as your phone's primary ...

Tue 2 Jan 18 from Techspot

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