One of the main “chips” OnePlus 5T against the background of the predecessor was the support for face recognition (software). Many users were dissatisfied with the fact that the company decided not to include Face Unlock in OnePlus 5. The management heard this opinion and informed of its decision to include the corresponding functionality in the future software update. Recall, one of these days, OnePlus 5 was updated to Android 8.0 Oreo.
OnePlus will add facial recognition in the new firmware for OnePlus 5
Perhaps, Face Unlock will come with Android 8.1. When this happens, however, Carl Pei (Carl Pei) in his message did not mention, but only thanked users for the feedback and support. Note, Face Unlock from OnePlus 5T has earned a lot of positive feedback for speed and accuracy, despite the fact that the software function is not the most reliable method of protection. Prospects for introducing it into other models that have already emerged are illusory (if not to say that they are completely unrealistic).