Apple’s first Mac with Face ID is unlikely to be a MacBook because the technology necessary to embed the authentication hardware into a thin notebook display still doesn’t exist, according to well-connected Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman.
Gurman’s latest thoughts on the subject appeared in the Q&A section of his latest “Power On” newsletter. On whether Face ID will ever come to the Mac, Gurman writes:
Face ID was in the cards for the original M1 iMac. Naturally, the iMac is the thickest Mac with a built-in display since Apple’s laptops have fairly thin screens. At this point, the technology