Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ fingerprint sensor update boosts its performance

12 April 2019
The update vastly improves the speed of the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor on the S10 and S10+.

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DroidBoye, 13 Apr 2019No my boy, I remembered that I have Mi5 before and it's inc... moreYes my boy, it is first ever ultrasonic fingerprint sensor ever, no Mi5 crap had one. S10 and S10+ is only phones in a world for now with ultrasonic fingerprint sensors

  • Iels2003

S10 it’s the worst phone from Samsung
Original screen protector it’s good for 3 weeks and with glass protector you loosing sensibilities.
Got Update for finger scanner - nothing improved
Really shame for Samsung
After one months the price is down 250€ !!

DroidBoye, 14 Apr 2019Am I wrong of thinking otherwise? You're the one that never... moreI literally said you were right, so you have no reason to feel offended.

(You were wrong in saying it was a superior sensor to the one you had on your Mi5 though. If you want to get technical.)

  • Anonymous

Reader is still garbage. Returned mine..

  • babak

Hope they send an update for a50 too as its fingerprint is terrible

  • Nenad

Got that update three days ago and no, I didn't notice any improvement.

Luxor, 13 Apr 2019I still wonder why oems don't implement these ultrasonic fi... moreBecause profit. It's better to stick with one that is cheaper that just works than to have newer one that is much more expensive. That's just how corporations work, build as cheap as possible for maximum profit.

tcam, 13 Apr 2019The Mi5s was ultrasonic. I owned one and put up with it for... moreLOL, I thought it was faster but then, it's the first of Xiaomi's ultrasonic implementation though, that's just it. I also never upgraded to it because feature-set were only incremental from Mi5.

  • Anonymous

Stupid gimmick that needs lot of patching to be at least remotely as useful as regular fingerprint scanner... That's basically where smartphone developement ended up.

Barricade, 13 Apr 2019Yes, you are right. But that wasn't an under-display ultras... moreAm I wrong of thinking otherwise? You're the one that never mentioned the "under-display" part from your statement.

Nice (6.9MB) update

  • zero-x

But, it (this update) took away the pull down gesture for the notifications...

hey fellas, I honestly cant tell the difference! how should i know if i have the latest fingerprint update?!
CheerZ!

  • Tbeeler

Made huggggge difference.. Thank goodness

  • Anonymous

It does feel way faster now, unlocks instantly with a quick tap. Now if only i could hit the right spot all of the time..

  • Anonymous

its blazing fast after this update, i think even better then p30 now.

DroidBoye, 13 Apr 2019No my boy, I remembered that I have Mi5 before and it's inc... moreYes, you are right. But that wasn't an under-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. It was located under the glass of the bottom bezel (which is substantially thinner than the combination of the OLED display + cover glass).

rez, 13 Apr 2019vivo nex s had already ultrasounic display fingerprintExcept it didn't and that was an optical sensor instead.

https://findbiometrics.com/goodix-display-fingerprint-sensor-vivo-nex-s-506142/

The biggest "issue" has been a too long animation when using the in display fingerprint reader, I think? I'm guessing this was an easy fix, simply by optimising/removing that animation.

DroidBoye, 13 Apr 2019No my boy, I remembered that I have Mi5 before and it's inc... moreThe Mi5s was ultrasonic. I owned one and put up with it for a while, and have vowed to never get an ultrasonic one again. It was qualcomm tech and xiaomi were the first (and only) adopter. Reliability was terrible. The forums were full of complaints. The only thing worse is apple face ID !