New iPhone X video ads bring Face ID and Animoji into the spotlight

Apple today released four video ads promoting the iPhone X -the company's newest, most advanced, and most expensive smartphone yet. All thevideos - embedded below - presents features that are currently exclusive to theiPhone X.


One of the ads shows how much fun you can - arguably - have with Animoji (which are created with the help of data gathered by the handset's TrueDepthcamera), while the other three videos are all about Face ID.


As you may know, Face ID is the only biometricauthentication feature on the iPhone X, as the device lacks Touch ID (and ahome button). Like Animoji, Face ID relies on the TrueDepth camera system, andquickly creates a detailed depth map of your face - your new password, as Appleputs it.   


With Face ID - which works even in the dark, or when youwear glasses or makeup - you can do all the things you'd do with Touch ID,including using Apple Pay. Even so, many Apple fans don't seem to be too convinced thatditching Touch ID was the best idea. What do you think?


source: Apple (YouTube)

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iPhone X
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2716 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Although it's not that big of a deal for us, but my wife's iPhone X does unlock with her eyes closed. At 1st it didn't, so I'm not sure if it's because of face id itself, or the latest update Apple pushed last week.

8. lazarus_26

Posts: 39; Member since: Sep 29, 2014

maybe your wife disabled "require attention for face id". go and check it on Accessibility.

10. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Ohh yeah, it has to be that! I now remember playing with this option when 1st bought her phone. I'll make sure I switch it off now. Thanks for the help.

11. lazarus_26

Posts: 39; Member since: Sep 29, 2014

You're welcome.

2. Phullofphil

Posts: 1832; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

I am going to try right now It opened with eyes closed with my glasses on But when I took glasses of it did not work.

3. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

At 1st I thought maybe it's just a one time glitch, but nope, it did and it still does open every single time she tries with her eyes closed.

4. Zylam

Posts: 1823; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Why did Google stuff up the Pixel 2 XL so bad. I'm stuck with nothing worthwhile to get this year. The One Plus 5T doesn't ship to Australia.

5. Ozsikhs

Posts: 58; Member since: Sep 03, 2015

Get a gray import, mate !!

6. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Im sure the iPhone X is an amazing upgrade but the deal breaker for me was the in hand experience. I'm used to the larger flagship phones. If it weren't because I love my S8+, I'd get the one plus 5t or a note 8. Hope those that get the iPhone X are truly satisfied.

7. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

The future is here.......

9. passion0893

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 28, 2017

I was waiting eagerly for iphone x. But iphone x is not for guys who need security and concerned with business oriented Apps. This is the device for the kids who want to play with aniimojis and share with friends. Almost 1300$ device without proper security. Design is good now please make some thing good in terms of security.

12. Shott3r

Posts: 21; Member since: Nov 28, 2017

Anyone else don't think that's a girl? It's very uncanny valley. Can't tell if it's a transgender person, or a rendering of some kind. But it's kinda unsettling.

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