Infinix Hot S3 receives Facial Recognition; here’s how to operate it

Infinix Hot S3 receives Facial recognition

Infinix Hot S3 has received the Facial Recognition feature and it is a bold move for such a budget device. The feature will be made available to all the existing as well as new users. The feature is pretty easy to download and this is how you can do it. 

Also read: Infinix Hot S3 with 18:9 display, 20MP selfie camera launched at Rs 8,999

Infinix Hot S3 Facial Recognition Guide

The company has released a detailed guide to the whole process of switching the Facial Recognition feature on. Any Infinix Hot S3 user can do it by following a few simple steps:

  • Go to Settings and click on Security & location, select Face ID
  • Set up a lock screen passcode and click on “Go to set up a lock screen passcode”
  • Select one of the options from Pattern, PIN or Password as your Unlock Selection
  •  Enter your 4 digit PIN and click on “Continue”
  • Click on Yes for Secure Start-up
  • In the face ID window, add Face ID,
  • You are in Face ID window now. Click on “Add Face ID”, scan your face within the circle. After complete scan, it will show “Face ID successfully enrolled”
  • Your Face ID has been set up successfully.
  • To check it, Lock your phone, press the power button, and bring your phone in front of your face, click on the power button and your device will be unlocked.

The company feels elated at their ability to provide such a valuable feature to its users. The phone is a decent low-end device. In the time when celebrated players are shying away from introducing innovation, this move by Infinix is appreciable, to say the least. 

Infinix Hot S3: specs and features

The phone comes with a 5.65-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720 x 1440p. The device carries an aspect ratio of 18:9 and thus, has a supposed bezel-less design. The phone derives its power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 3GB/4GBof RAM and 32GB/64GB of ROM. 

Also read: Infinix Hot S3 review: this phone will pleasantly surprise you like it did me

The phone has a 20MP selfie snapper with a Dual LED flash and an aperture of  f/2.0. A 13MP rear sensor makes for its impressive shots with PDAF and Dual LED Flash. It runs XOS 3.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo and the phone a 4000mAh battery. The fingerprint sensor is located beneath the vertical rear camera setup. 

The device comes in two colours – Sandstone Black and Brush Gold. The 3GB variant costs Rs 8,999 while the bigger variant costs Rs 10,999. Are you an Infinix Hot S3 user? Let us know in the comments section below.

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