Apple fired one of its iPhone X engineers, Ken Bauer after his daughter’s video that showed the latest smartphone went viral.The video was uploaded on the vlogging channel of Brooke Amelie Peterson, daughter of the engineer.
In the video, she recorded her trip to Apple campus, where her father was filmed using the Apple Pay with the new FaceID. Later in the video, she reviewed the device and gave a detailed look at the device from all sides, which will go on sale from November 3.Although the hands-on video was just done in fun but includes some content which violated the company rules.
According to the mentioned date, the video was filmed on September, 15, but was uploaded last week on her channel. The video went viral and it was in the YouTube trending feed within days few days before it was removed. Afterward, Apple informed Brooke and her father about the major laws that they have broken and fired her father in theresult.
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Later, Brooke says on her YouTube channel thatas soon as Apple asked her to take the iPhone X video down, she did. And even explained about the video she made of the device and believes that her father does not deserve to be fired because of her.
Coming back to the video, Brooke and her father together explained the new Notification and Control Center, swipe back feature (replacement for home button) and talked about the screen size, camera and new Anamoji designed for iPhone X.
The new iPhone X is currently available for pre-order in India and will be available from November 3 with a starting price tag of Rs 89,000. It features a bezel-less 5.8-inch Super Retina display and sports a new TrueDepth Camera, which the company claims is used to map user’s face and unlock it using FaceID. Further, it is powered by the latest A11 Bionic chip with a dual-core processor neural engine.