9to5Google May reported today that Google’s original plan was to launch the Pixel 6 Pro with face unlock, but the feature is relatively close to rolling out.
According to sources familiar with the matter, Google intends to announce the Pixel 6 Pro with face unlock support to complement the under-display fingerprint sensor. Capacity is only meant for the bigger flagship and not the smaller Pixel 6, which works with something we had before. speculate based on code.
The hardware difference between the two phones is the 11.1 MP front camera with 94 degrees.very wide”field of view on the 6 Pro compared to 8MP and 84 degree at the $599 Pixel 6. However, there are already special materials (infrared camera, point projector, or lighting lamp) as seen on the Pixel 4 in 2019. Rien de tel que le radar Soli pour accelerer le déverrouillage process is good.
Face unlock with Soli technology on Pixel 4
Presumably Google is just relying on what the selfie camera captures to authenticate that it’s you. This has always seemed like the most Google-y approach, using mostly software to solve difficult problems. This is also something the Galaxy Nexus takes advantage of with Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
Expect real advances in processing and accuracy over the last 11 years, especially with the advent of dedicated hardware. as tension. For example, Google show off your chip such as enabling faster and more accurate face detection, in the context of photography, thanks to an integrated subsystem, while consuming half the Pixel 5’s power.
The relatively last-minute decision to remove face unlock is reflected in how the initial marketing materials and launch day reference the capability. This includes german print ad (although incorrectly claimed to be a Pixel 6 entry) and the UK carrier’s launch page showing “Fingerprint and Face Unlock” in an image straight from the Android 12 Security Center. This reference, as well as one in a Play Store Sheet screenshot – then deleted. Since then there’s another scattered references with the actual capacity of the Pixel 6 Pro device.
One of the sources told us that Google is still working on adding face unlock to the Pixel 6 Pro, and that it is designed to Android’s next big quarterly updatealthough plans can still change.
If so, it’s pretty interesting that Google is updating the Pixel 6 Pro with a major new feature so close to the end of its annual product cycle. This will certainly be a welcome addition for current owners and for those who still have doubts about the fingerprint reader. Meanwhile, this face unlock method will likely become a staple on future Pixel devices.
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