Unless you go through Apple, replacing your iPhone 13 display will disable Face ID permanently

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(Pocket-lint) - In 1 of the astir strict merchandise repair decisions ever made by Apple, caller findings successful the days pursuing the motorboat of the iPhone 13 bid look to bespeak that the institution is going arsenic acold arsenic prohibiting the usage of Face ID connected devices with a third-party surface replacement - adjacent if the show constituent is an archetypal instrumentality shaper (OEM). 

Previously, Apple has made immoderate questionable decisions to deter imaginable third-party repair ventures by utilising proprietary screws arsenic acold backmost 2011. However, the determination to outright disable the usage of Face ID is possibly 1 of the astir anti-consumer choices made yet. 

The findings were discovered by Phone Repair Guru, who made the determination that adjacent a geniuine show would disable Face ID by taking 2 marque caller iPhone 13 units and swapping the screens. 

In different iPhone 13 related news, it's besides been discovered that immoderate of the advertised 120Hz refresh complaint animations are not moving arsenic expected connected third-party applications. Of people though, it's already been clarified this is an unintentional bug alternatively than a deliberate determination by the company. 

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iPhone 13 scope reviewed, Surface devices and much - Pocket-lint Podcast 122 By Rik Henderson · 27 September 2021

Am I close successful seeing that UIView.animateWithDuration APIs aren't clocked astatine 120Hz connected iPhone 13? On UIScrollView, strategy ones, and Metal by the looks of it, remainder is inactive 60Hz? pic.twitter.com/t3MeM9cj0E

— Christian Selig (@ChristianSelig) September 24, 2021

An update to either iOS 15.0.1 oregon 15.1 is expected successful the coming days to weeks and acceptable to code the 120Hz sheet issue. As for the Face ID contented connected third-party repairs, Apple is yet to comment, however, we tin lone presume it's an intentional move. 

Writing by Alex Allegro. Originally published connected 27 September 2021.

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