The best face recognition phones are pioneering biometric smartphone technology. They use cameras to scan your face through and through, allowing you to unlock your phone with just a glance. So unless you have an identical twin, 3D face recognition is a topline security feature that's almost impossible to crack. To up your smartphone security game, here are the best 3D face recognition phones to get. (If you're interested in other advancements in biometric phone tech, check out this list of the best in-display fingerprint sensor phones.)
The Best Face Recognition Phones with Face Unlock
The iPhone X is one of the best face recognition phones with a near-perfect 5.8 inch display, a 3GB RAM, 64GB storage and a 2716mAh lithium-ion battery. Its 12+12 MP dual rear camera comes with 4K video recording at 24 fps/ 30 fps/60 fps and slow-motion video recording in 1080p at 120 fps. Get it in Space Grey and Silver, unlock it with your face and charge it wirelessly.
|Apple iPhone X Specs|
|Processor||2.39 GHz hexa-core|
|Rear Camera||12MP + 12MP|
Samsung Galaxy S9 +
The Samsung Galaxy S9+ is one of the best face recognition phones available – unlock it with just a glance. The phone has an edge-to-edge super AMOLED 6.2-inch immersive screen, a 6GB RAM, 64GB storage expandable to up to 256GB and a dual nano SIM with dual standby. Take beautiful pictures with a 8MP front camera and a 12+12MP dual rear camera, and choose from 3 gorgeous hues: Burgundy Red, Coral Blue and Midnight Black. The Galaxy S9+ comes loaded with a 3500mAH lithium-ion battery.
|Samsung Galaxy S9+ Specs|
One Plus 6
The One Plus 6 is one of the best face recognition phones with a 6.28 inch screen, an 8GB RAM, and 128GB storage. It has an HD+ AMOLED display, a 16 MP front camera and a 20+16 MP dual rear camera with image stabilization, portrait mode, and super slow-mo. With a water-resistant body and a glass back, the phone feels premium — unlock it with your face or your fingerprint. Comes with Snapdragon 845 and a 3300 mAh battery.
|OnePlus 6T Specs|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
Huawei P20 Pro
The Huawei P20 Pro is one of the best face recognition phones with a 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, a dual nano SIM with dual standby, a 6.1-inch HD+ display and face + fingerprint unlock. Its 24MP front camera takes selfies with 3D portrait lighting and the 40+20+8MP triple rear camera is equipped with features like 3D portrait lighting, 5x hybrid zoom, AI image stabilization and 960 fps super-slow video mode. The phone runs on a 4000mAh lithium-polymer battery.
|Huawei P20 Pro Specs|
|Processor||2.4 GHz octa-core|
|Rear Camera||40Ultrapixel + 20Ultrapixel + 8Ultrapixel|
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is one of the best face recognition phones with a 6GB RAM, 128GB storage expandable to up to 512 GB, a dual nano SIM with dual standby, a 6.4-inch HD+ display and face + fingerprint unlock. Its 8MP front camera takes gorgeous selfies and the dual rear camera is 12+12MP. The phone runs on a 4000mAh lithium-polymer battery.
|Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specs|
|Processor||2.7 GHz octa-core|
|Rear Camera||12MP + 12MP|
Oppo Find X
The Oppo Find X is one of the best face recognition phones with a 6.42 inch AMOLED capacitative touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, an 8 GB RAM and memory of up to 256 GB. With a dual rear camera that's 16 + 20 MP and a front camera that's 25 MP, you'll be taking stunning images all day long. The standard model comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 3730 mAh battery, and the super flash edition with a non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery.
|Oppo Find X Specs|
|Processor||2.649 GHz octa-core|
|Rear Camera||16MP + 20MP|