We’re expecting the Samsung Galaxy S23 phones to bring a host of upgrades with them, from the cameras to the processors, but there is apparently one key spec that won’t see an improvement: the fingerprint sensor.
Reliable leaker Ice Universe seems to have got hold of a layer of protective glass for the Galaxy S23 Ultra model, and it reveals a spot where the fingerprint sensor will be located – a spot that’s the same size as it is on the Samsung Galaxy S22 handsets.
There’s nothing particularly wrong with the fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S22, but as Notebookcheck points out, it had been hoped that the sensor on the Galaxy S23 would be bigger and better. Now that looks unlikely to be the case.
Same old same old
Specifically, the Galaxy S22 is fitted with the capable Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor Gen 2, whereas it was thought that the Galaxy S23 would carry the Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max – a sensor that’s more accurate, more secure, and can scan two fingers at once.
Perhaps Samsung has decided that it wants to stick with the same fingerprint sensor to keep costs down, or perhaps the original rumor about …read more
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