Apple is working on a new iPad that'll have the same facial recognition feature as its iPhone X, according to Bloomberg. The device could be out as soon as 2018.
Apple typically unveils its new line of iPads in June. In next year's launch at least one of its tablets could have Face ID to unlock the device, according to Bloomberg. This also means that the iPad may be slimmer because it likely won't have a home button.
For the iPhone X, Apple's Face ID system a fingerprint sensor introduced with the iPhone 5S in 2013.with an array of cameras and sensors to unlock the device. The system is a follow-up to Touch ID,
While the new iPad could get facial recognition, Bloomberg reports it probably won't have OLED, organic light-emitting diode, like the iPhone X. OLED is a feature that enhances the device's display and colors.
Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
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