iPhone X’s Face ID Apparently Getting Slower Over Time
Users have started complaining that the Face ID facial recognition system offered on Apple’s iPhone X is getting slower over time for no clear reason.
Face ID is one of the highlights available on the new iPhone X, and tests have shown that although on paper it’s a bit slower than Touch ID, the real-life experience is substantially improved because apps can be launched from notifications without any extra steps.
And yet, no matter how fast Face ID proves to be at first, it turns out that the feature is getting slower over time, with several users complaining on reddit that it takes longer to unlock their devices than it happened after setting up the iPhone X.
One iPhone X user explains that Face ID was so fast at first that “there wasn’t even a delay when I swiped up to unlock,” but in the last few days, it became slower “to the point where it is very noticeable” no matter the angle … (read more)