While Apple’s iPhone X isn’t due to be released in China until November, a few opportunistic vendors on Taobao are getting ahead of the game, selling some potentially useful “accessories” for the futuristic phone.
At its unveiling on Tuesday, Apple announced that the ultra-sophisticated smartphone, launched to celebrate the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, uses facial recognition software to unlock users’ phones. Though this may sound cool, it has caused some to worry about having their phones unlocked at night while they sleep by their distrustful partners.
To prevent this from happening and to allow iPhone X users to sleep soundly, one Taobao vendor has developed “anti-facial recognition headgear,” which he’s selling for a mere 39 yuan. Meanwhile, another vendor is offering similar headgear, but in different fashions, depending on how concerned you are about your phone’s security.
While it might seem a tad frivolous to spend money on something like this, if you’re an iPhone X owner in China, it’s not like you haven’t already spent at least 8,388 yuan on a phone.
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