Samsung Galaxy S8: Facial recognition unlock system bypassed using a photograph

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The device's key feature is the display.

After launching its new flagship smartphone in NY last week - the Galaxy S8 - users lucky enough to get their hands on the device have found a slight problem with its facial recognition security feature. In a brief demo given to Business Insider last week, it was actually faster than using a fingerprint. No matter the case, it would be unacceptable for any photo to unlock a phone.

We won't know for sure how well the Galaxy S8's facial recognition works until we've got our hands on one. It took a little longer than normal for the S8 to register the photo, but it worked.

In connection to this, the fingerprint scanner/sensor may receive the latest technology for iPhone 8 as it is reported to have more elegant idea for biometric security. Both of these screens are departures from the more traditional 16:9 phone (and TV) screens. It is important to reiterate that facial recognition, while convenient, can only be used for opening your Galaxy S8 and now cannot be used to authenticate access to Samsung Pay or Secure Folder. The issue this time is not the battery luckily but in fact, the S8's facial recognition software which is easily hacked according to several online sources. It's got some interesting new tricks, including a way to turn the phone into a desktop PC replacement, and it'll offer a better mobile computing experience than its predecessor. It's so accurate that it can even tell identical twins apart.

LG Electronics Inc.'s flagship G6 also has facial recognition as one feature provided by Android's Smart Lock.

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