Tech & Science Xiaomi Mi 7 Might Come With Face ID-Like Feature

15:30  20 april  2018
15:30  20 april  2018 Source:   ibtimes.com

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that Xiaomi might even add animated emojis feature to the Mi 7 , like the Animoji feature on the it was rumoured that the Mi 7 would come with support for Facial Recognition, but back then it was The Apple iPhone X brought the craze for this Face ID feature , and already several manufacturers

But there are a couple features the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 7 should come with to be competitive. Shortly, it’s identical to the iPhone X Face ID (3D face recognition) technology. If not, the Xiaomi Mi 7 may fail like the Xiaomi Mi 5S.

a screenshot of a cell phone: Xiaomi Mi 7 is expected to arrive with 3D facial recognition that works like Apple's Face ID. © Provided by IBT US Xiaomi Mi 7 is expected to arrive with 3D facial recognition that works like Apple's Face ID.
The first Android phone to feature 3D facial recognition technology will reportedly be released in the third quarter of 2018. It’s currently being speculated that the Xiaomi Mi 7 will be the first Android phone to arrive with the feature, which Apple’s iPhone X popularized.

The reason why it’s taking so long for Android phones to adopt 3D-sensing technology is due to the difficulty in integrating devices’ hardware and software, according to Digitimes. Apple doesn’t suffer from the same issue since the iPhone X’s hardware and software are closely tied to each other making it possible for Face ID to work. Three-dimensional-sensing modules developed by Qualcomm, Himax Technologies and Truly Optoelectronics are believed to be the likely candidates that are coming to Android phones. However, those modules can only work if a device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. This is the biggest reason why top Android phone makers are deterred from using the modules.

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Speculations are rife that Xiaomi will be launching the Mi 7 Plus smartphone alongside the Mi 7 . The firmware files of the alleged Mi 7 Plus have revealed that it may come with features like an OLED display It could be as robust as Face ID 3D facial recognition function present on iPhone X.

Today, the publication has come across newer firmware files of the Mi 7 through which it is now known that it The notch of the iPhone X features Face ID sensor along with TrueDepth Camera that can unlock it or This indicates that like the iPhone X, the Xiaomi Mi 7 may support 3D facial scanning.

Samsung and Huawei doesn’t want to use Qualcomm’s chips for their high-end models. Samsung uses Snapdragon processors for its devices sold in western markets only, while Huawei is using its own Kirin processors for its high-end Android phones. Both of these companies are planning to develop their own 3D-sensing technologies instead of being tied down by vendor-specific restrictions.

Digitimes believes that Samsung will be able to launch Android phones with 3D-sensing technology sometime in 2019. Meanwhile, Huawei is believed to have already gathered the necessary technologies to incorporate 3D sensing into its phones, but it still didn’t do so for its recently launched P20 flagship series.

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But there’s one that looks like it’s going to resist: Xiaomi . Therefore, the Mi 7 will come out as the flagship of Xiaomi by the beginning of next year, it is expected that it does so by mounting its own Face ID and this 3D facial scanner will be implemented a posteriori in other devices of the company – not

He also confirmed that upcoming Xiaomi phones will feature AI support and now it is speculated that probably the first Xiaomi device to come with AI features might be the Xiaomi Mi 7 that is rumoured to be powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset, as per a report.

Xiaomi is now the top candidate to be the first to release a high-end Android smartphone with a 3D-sensing module capable of Face ID-like facial recognition. Xiaomi’s Mi 7 was originally supposed to launch during the first half of 2018. However, it seems like the Chinese phone maker delayed the release of the phone to include the 3D-sensing feature. Xiaomi allegedly had low success rates with its facial recognition feature due to a problem related to Qualcomm’s software. Nevertheless, it may have already succeeded in incorporating the technology into the Mi 7 because the phone is sporting the Snapdragon 845 processor.

Recent rumors also suggest that the Mi 7 will arrive with a 6.01-inch display and that it will be packing 6GB of RAM. An alleged leaked image of the Mi 7 appeared back in January, seemingly confirming that the handset will have a glass back. This suggests that the Mi 7 might arrive with Qi wireless charging support. The Xiaomi Mi 7 release date hasn’t been revealed yet, but it is expected to launch sometime in the third quarter of 2018.

China’s smartphone market saw its biggest drop in demand since 2013 .
Only Xiaomi managed to grow phone shipments in Q1Canalys experts suggest that the Chinese market is simply feeling worn out by the endless marketing campaigns of each smartphone company. “The level of competition has forced every vendor to imitate the others’ product portfolios and go-to-market strategies,” said research analyst Mo Jia. Basically, smartphone companies need to focus on developing varied models and features rather than saturating the market with iterative devices and multiple ad campaigns.

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