When Apple unveiled the iPhone X in 2017, users faced a fundamental change. Not only was the home button no longer available, but other users could no longer use the fingerprint sensor called Touch ID. It's been about 5 years since the release of this phone, and despite many requests for the return of Touch ID, but why does not Apple do such a simple task?
When Apple in 2017 used the Facebook ID on Unbeknownst to them, the company's executives did not know that about two and a half years later, a pandemic was affecting billions of people around the world, and because of the need to use a mask, the function of the face ID in most situations would be affected. After widespread criticism, Apple has come up with a solution to this problem, which of course requires the Apple Watch, which certainly many users do not use this smartwatch.
However, we must say that the widespread use of the mask It has only exacerbated some of Facebook's problems. In several countries around the world, millions of people cover their faces for religious reasons, and such people face many challenges in using the iPhone. Millions of users also use their iPhones to pay in stores, and for these people, using Touch ID for authentication is much easier than Facebook ID.
On the other hand, although Facebook ID has improved significantly over the years, in some cases the system does not work properly. For example, if the iPhone is on the table, it will most likely not be able to recognize your face, and to do a simple task, you will have to pick up the phone.
Is Apple too much? Strict?
According to some reports, Apple plans to return the Touch ID to the iPhone in the form of a fingerprint sensor under the screen in a few years. Apparently, if this idea is implemented, Facebook ID will not be removed, but these two features will work together and open users' hands for authentication.
Ming-Chi Koo, a well-known Apple product analyst, Months ago, it was announced that Apple would use a fingerprint sensor under the display for the iPhone 14 series. But according to new reports from the whistleblower, Apple has apparently postponed the implementation of this feature until 2023, which of course may not be available this year.
Apple has not been very strict with the iPad. In this regard, we can refer to the new generation iPad Air and iPad Mini, which both use the same design but do not have a Facebook ID. Instead, Apple Touch has an ID embedded in the power button on both tablets. Many users are accustomed to embedding a fingerprint sensor in the power button and easily take advantage of this feature. Use the iPhone. Reverting this feature does not necessarily mean deleting the ID, and the two features can coexist. Even if Apple finally wants to use the fingerprint sensor under the display, by then it can easily embed the sensor in the power button like the new generation iPad Mini and iPad Air.
What do you think about this? Do you do Do you think many users want the return of Touch ID or do not have any problems with this feature? Share your thoughts with us and others in the comments section.
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