The rumor: Apple is planning to add Face ID to most of their products over time, according to Mark Gurman (89.1% accurate).
- “I’d bet Face ID on the Mac is coming within a couple of years. I expect all iPhones and iPads to transition to Face ID within that timeframe, too” Gurman says
- Apple first unveiled Face ID in late 2017 on iPhone X, and has since expanded it to iPad Pro
Our take: I think Face ID makes the most sense on Mac and iPad, but I think a hybrid of Touch ID and Face ID on iPhone would be the best solution, long-term. That was supposed to happen on iPhone 13, but it looks like Apple has delayed the change…