One of the most useful additions the OnePlus 5T received is the new Face Unlock feature, and in a future update, the slightly older OnePlus 5 is set to receive the convenient authentication method too.
This bit of news came directly from the co-founder of OnePlus, Carl Pei. Even though Pei did not specify exactly when the feature will be made available to the OnePlus 5, a confirmation is certainly good news.
Due to popular demand, Face Unlock is coming for the OnePlus 5. Thanks for the feedback, and merry Christmas! 🎅🎄🎁
— Carl Pei (@getpeid) December 24, 2017
It makes a lot of sense for the OnePlus 5 to receive the Face Unlock feature. After all, it shares many similarities with the OnePlus 5T, including similar 16MP front-facing cameras. Then again, the 5 doesn’t have the 5T’s sleeker-looking 18:9 display, and their dual-camera systems differ quite a bit too.
Nonetheless, the OnePlus 5 is a plenty capable smartphone. It features a 5.5-inch Full HD Optic AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset paired with up to 8GB of RAM, 64 or 128GB of non-expandable storage, and a 3,300mAh battery.
If you’d like to learn more about the OnePlus 5, check out our full review of the device here. Hopefully, it won’t take the company too long to roll out the Face Unlock feature to the OnePlus 5.
(Source: Twitter (Carl Pei))