Apple answered: Why don’t Mac computers have Face ID?

new MacBook Pro models include a display notch. But here is a Face ID none. So why don’t Mac computers in general have Face ID?

iPad and Mac According to the statement of the senior Apple official responsible for the marketing of Macs, Face ID (Three-dimensional facial recognition system on iPhones and iPads) is not included, Touch ID is more useful.

So why Touch ID (fingerprint reading system) more useful? Because the hands of people using a Mac most of the time it stays on the keyboard And according to Apple’s Tom Boger, it’s very easy to get Touch ID. You know, the Touch ID sensor is located in the upper right corner of new MacBooks and new Magic Keyboards.

This statement is considered strange by many. But not getting Face ID on Macs could also be due to cost. In the TrueDepth camera system working for Face ID, many hardware comes together and these create a serious cost.

Just because Macs don’t have Face ID now doesn’t mean it won’t in the future. Apple may take the TrueDepth camera system under the screen and present it to users in the future. However, it does not seem very likely that this will happen in 1-2 years.

What’s in the notch on MacBook Pro models that don’t carry Face ID?

Apple, new MacBook Pro the screen notch on the models, unlike everyone else “camera chamber” gives the name. There is not only a 1080P webcam inside this notch or chamber.

When we look at the contents of the notch or camera chamber, we see it exactly. 1080P kamera, which adjusts the screen color according to the environment TrueTone sensor, which adjusts the screen and keyboard light brightness light sensor and showing that the camera is on / active LED light is located.

In the meantime, it is reported that the mouse passes under the screen notch in software. In addition, special macOS software that hides the screen notch has also been released.

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