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How to improve fingerprint speeds on the Galaxy S20

Galaxy S20+ fingerprint sensor

Source: Andrew Martonik / Android Central Samsung chose to stick with the same fingerprint in the Galaxy S20 as its predecessor, which isn’t a great. The ultrasonic in-display sensor is slow and inconsistent compared to the competition, which can be frustrating. But you can do a few different things to …

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Samsung should drop Qualcomm’s bad fingerprint scanner technology

Samsung should drop Qualcomm's bad fingerprint scanner technology

So far, I really like the Samsung Galaxy S20. I love its rich, vibrant, and buttery smooth 120Hz display. I love its excellent performance thanks to the new Snapdragon 865 chip. I love how quickly it charges, its more modest size compared to the S20+ and Ultra, and I love …

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Speed test: Is the Galaxy S20’s fingerprint sensor faster than the S10?

Galaxy S20 fingerprint sensor

Best answer: The Galaxy S20 series uses the same first-generation ultrasonic fingerprint sensor as the Galaxy S10 and S10+. While there have been minor software improvements to increase speed and reliability of the fingerprint sensor, the Galaxy S20 series’ ultrasonic sensor is no faster than the previous generation. The disappointing …

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Samsung Galaxy A11 Leaked Back Panel Image Suggests Triple Camera Setup, Rear Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung Galaxy A11 Leaked Back Panel Image Suggests Triple Camera Setup, Rear Fingerprint Sensor

The Samsung Galaxy A11 has been constantly in the news thanks to the multiple leaks that have taken place over time. This smartphone has surfaced on Geekbench, Wi-Fi Alliance, and the US FCC. We have also seen a leaked live image of the frame of the smartphone that hinted that …

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The Galaxy S20 eschews secure face unlock for yet another in-display fingerprint reader

The Galaxy S20 eschews secure face unlock for yet another in-display fingerprint reader

It’s unsurprising, given the leaks, but it’s worth pointing out: Samsung again went with an in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. For phones which start at $1,000 (and reach quite a bit higher), it’s surprising that Samsung wouldn’t try to compete with Apple and Google now that Android has good support for …

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