The iPhone X doesn’t actually need Face ID for Animoji, apparently

by The Next Web 15/11/2017 at 5:20
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Ever since the iPhone X was unveiled, Apple’s Animoji have been lauded as the greatest innovation to grace smartphones since multi-touch. So advanced, in fact, that Apple had to create a fancy new sensor just to map your mug to a poop emoji. Sarcasm aside, it turns out animoji apparently don’t need Face ID to work at all. Marques Brownlee, tech YouTuber extraordinaire, made the point in his iPhone X review. Animoji work fine even if you cover up all of Face ID’s TrueDepth sensors, and only stop working if you cover the regular RGB camera. See for yourself (start around… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: iPhone