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Gurman: Most iPhones, iPads and Macs will get Face ID ‘within a couple of years’

Jul 26, 2021

Gurman: Most iPhones, iPads and Macs will get Face ID ‘within a couple of years’

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…