Apple explains what went wrong with Face ID at the iPhone X event

During Apple's big event Tuesday, Craig Federighi tried to unlock an iPhone X using Apple's new face recognition system, Face ID, but something went wrong: The phone asked for a passcode, and Federighi quickly replaced it with another iPhone X, which worked as advertised. 

Now, in a statement to Yahoo, Apple has explained what happened during the presentation. 

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“People were handling the device for the stage demo ah

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