Galaxy S21 Ultra ReviewSource: Hayato Huseman / Android Central

Samsung packed a ton of improvements into the new Galaxy S21 series, and out of everything on offer, there's one feature upgrade that's easy to overlook — the fingerprint sensor.

The Galaxy S10 and S20 both featured ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint sensors, and thanks to slow performance and inconsistent readings, they left a lot to be desired. Samsung finally fixed this with the Galaxy S21, offering a new sensor that's larger and more accurate.

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We've been really happy with its performance on the S21 so far, and taking a look through the AC forums, this is what a few of our members have to say about it:

chimpboy74
chimpboy74

I've definitely noticed it's not as good as when I first got it. I think I will have to try setting my fingerprints up again.

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buzzy3970
buzzy3970

Mines has been pretty good even with my screen protector on. I would try resetting your prints.

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bkeaver
bkeaver

It 100% is the new update that breaks it! Mine isn't working 80% of the time now. Also confirm that re-registering your prints works, although is bs that you have to do this

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What about you? Have you been happy with the Galaxy S21's fingerprint sensor?

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