Leak reveals how the Pixel 4’s new face unlock setup differs from Face ID


The latest Pixel 4 XL leak gives us our first look at Google’s process for setting up facial recognition. It’s broadly similar to Apple’s Face ID setup, involving asking users to spin their head in a circle. But in a nice touch, it provides some helpful extra details and options along the way.

The leak, from GenK (via Android Police), shows that Google first presents users with a bunch of information about how face recognition is going to work. A note mentions four key points:

• Glasses or lightly tinted sunglasses are OK.

• The images and biometric data used by face unlock are stored securely and never leave your phone. You can delete the data anytime.

• Looking at the phone can unlock it when you don’t intend to. Your phone can be…

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