Honor has announced that the newly launched Honor View 10 is getting Face Unlock feature through a software update. In fact, the rollout has already begun and is expected to reach all the phones by January 24. Honor View 10 has become the latest smartphone after the iPhone X and OnePlus 5T that can be unlocked through your face.
The View 10 user can check the update by going to Settings>System and System update. To enable face recognition, you need to enroll your face by accusing Face recognition feature in phone settings menu. Now you can enroll your face by simply looking at the camera. By detecting your face, Honor View 10 figures the positioning between you and the phone and adjusts the direction accordingly. However, it is to be noted that the Face Unlock feature won’t work when your eyes are closed.
The Face Unlock feature at the moment was hiding notifications on the locked screen and would make the content on these visible when it detect the face of the user. For unlocking the smartphone, a user would have to type in the password or rely on the fingerprint scanner. With the new update, Face Unlock will work like it does on Samsung’s Galaxy S8 series, iPhone X, etc.
Other features in the update include AI motion detection in the front and rear camera, AI Zoom, Super-resolution imaging, and Smart Tips. Smart Tips features include knuckle gestures, smart assistance, wide aperture photos, and QR code scanning.
Huawei launched the Honor View 10 in India last month. It sports a 5.99-inch FHD+ Full View display, Kirin 970 AI capable chipset, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, microSD support, and a 3750mAh battery inside. The rear camera is 16MP+20MP and the front camera is 13MP. Honor View 10 is priced at Rs 29,999 in India. Honor View 10 is available on Amazon India and competes with devices like OnePlus 5T, Mi Mix 2, etc in the market.