At some point last year, Apple made it easier for iPhone users wearing the Apple Watch to unlock under the hood. This new iPhone 13 solution will reportedly work through a mask and fogged glasses and without Apple Watch.
It would be a kind of comforting solution before the final abolition of the notch and the implementation of the Touch ID fingerprint reader under the screen. That will reportedly happen next year with the iPhone 14 series.
Phones that rely solely on face recognition for biometric authorization have not been at an advantage in the last two years. Apple is reportedly testing a new Face ID for the iPhone 13 series, which will work through a face mask and even fogged glasses.