After harsh criticism from buyers about its reliability, Samsung has now started rolling out an “urgent” update for the Galaxy S10’s fingerprint scanner.
A report recently revealed that the Galaxy S10’s in-screen scanner could be fooled using 3D fingerprints, which obviously didn’t work well for those who spent a lot to buy the phone.
The latest update is marked as a security update but does not include an update note. According to Gizmo chinaHowever, the latest update features. what is called as a ‘biometric security patch’ intended to make the in-screen fingerprint scanner more secure. We are still waiting for confirmation if this update really helps.
Other report by Neowin claims that the update makes the fingerprint scanner work a bit faster and also more reliable. The size of the update is 6.9 MB and if you have a Galaxy S10 it will arrive as a pop-up notification of Galaxy Store the application
The Korean company announced its latest Galaxy S10 series in February and the Galaxy S10 is Samsung’s first device with an in-display fingerprint scanner. Interestingly, the Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus are also the first phones to feature an in-screen ultrasonic scanner that was intended to be faster (which was certainly not the case when we check the phone) and more secure than existing optical on-screen scanners.
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