When the iPhone X was launched, one of the major highlight features that wowed everyone and stole everyone’s attention was the inherent infrared camera which is used for facial recognition. Short-termed “Face ID”, the feature has completely taken the smartness of phones to another level. That is why we saw it worthy of listing the Face ID feature in one of our article where we mentioned some features that changed the way we use smartphones.
However, as lovely as trying out the Face ID technology on the iPhone X smartphone may be, the cost is a major restraining factor. This is why this piece was concocted to bring to the attention of those eager to try the Face ID technology on the iPhone X but can’t afford it that there are more affordable devices sporting the same feature. Let’s have a brief look at them below.
Doogee Mix 2
Announced in September 2017, the Doogee Mix comes with the Face ID recognition technology. Aside the highlight Face ID feature, the Doogee Mix 2 comes with a 6.0 inch IPS capacitive HD touchscreen, 6 GB RAM, dual 16 MP + 13 MP cameras on the rear, dual 8 MP + 8 MP shooters on the front, 4,060 mAh non-removable battery and costs between $300 to $500.
The Vivo is yet another smartphone from a Chinese gadget manufacturer to sport the Face ID recognition technology. The device is also accompanied by a big 6.01 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of built-in storage, dual rear camera (12MP + 5 MP), 12 MP selfie camera, 3,250 mAh battery and runs on the Android v7.1.1 Nougat operating system.
The Vivo X20 costs between $400 – $450
Vivo X20 Plus
The Vivo X20 Plus though an upgrade of the above-mentioned Vivo X20, also comes with the Face ID recognition technology. The Face ID on the Vivo X20 Plus is said to be capable of unlocking the device in a record time of 0.1 seconds after scanning about 128 features of the face before granting access to the user or not.
The Vivo X20 Plus also comes with other attractive features like a 6.43 inch Super AMOLED display, 4 GB of RAM, dual primary and secondary camera and 3,900 mAh long-lasting non-removable battery.
The Vivo X20 Plus comes with a price tag between $500 to $600.