The Apple iPhone X was one of the first smartphones to use a Face Unlock feature. However, in the last one-year we’ve seen a lot of Android smartphones come with that feature as well. While none of them carry the same 3D technology Apple uses on its iPhone X, the feature still works well and provides a faster and secure way to unlock the smartphone.
As front cameras on smartphones are getting better and more equipped with AI technology, we’re seeing the face unlock feature become a common offering among smartphones cross price categories. In fact, today it is possible to get the security of face unlock on smartphones priced under Rs 10,000. Here is a quick list of top five smartphones that we recommend out of them.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes with an impressive set of hardware underneath it’s metal chassis. But perhaps its most important feature is the front facing 5-megapixel camera. It comes with face recognition technology and face unlock feature. Besides that, it also takes good selfies and is backed by a front facing flash as well. Redmi Note 5 is also a great overall performer in this category.
Xiaomi Redmi Redmi Y2
There was no doubt that the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 wasn’t going to make this list given its selfie centric lineage. The phone was launched recently in India at a price of Rs 9,999. It comes with a 16-megapixel front camera powered with AI. This allows the Redmi Y2 to not only click stunning selfies but also offer a no-delay face unlock feature. The range of AI features also includes AI portrait and AI Beautification modes
Oppo Realme 1
Oppo launched the Realme 1 recently in order to appeal better to the younger audience. The phone focuses on two areas more than anything. The first being design and the other being front camera. Oppo Realme 1 comes with an 8-megapixel AI camera that also offers a quick and reliable face unlock feature. In order to, maintain the diamond back look though, Oppo has ditched the fingerprint sensor.
Priced at Rs 9,999 the Honor 7C comes with an 8-megapixel front camera supported by AI beautification feature. Besides that, it can also track multiple facial features to give you quick access to your phone. The Honor 7C also comes with a dual-rear camera setup and a tall 18:9 FullVIew display.
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Honor 7A offers a premium build wrapped around a 5.7-inch FullView display. Like the Honor 7C, the phone also comes with an 8-megapixel AI selfie camera, which features quick face unlock. Apart from that, the camera is also backed by a selfie toning light which ensures clear selfies in different lighting situations. The phone is priced at Rs 8,999.