Google pins slow Pixel 6 fingerprint recognition on 'enhanced security' | Engadget

In some instances, these added protections can take longer to verify or require more direct contact with the sensor. Face unlock is typically insecure without a depth sensor present, as facial recognition systems can sometimes be fooled by masks and photos. The Pixel 6 fingerprint sensor utilizes enhanced security algorithms. Ask Pixel 6 owners about their top gripe and they'll likely point to the slow, finicky fingerprint sensor. There's a real chance software may play a role in the Pixel 6's quirks.It's not certain if Google can or will address this through a software update. However, Reddit users noted there are phones with optical sensors that perform faster, such as the OnePlus 9. Short some kind of revision, you might just have to be patient when using the latest Pixel flagship.We're sorry for the hassle.
Ask Pixel 6 owners about their top gripe and they'll likely point to the slow, finicky fingerprint sensor. There may be an explanation for that momentary anguish, though. Google is telling users that… [+1359 chars]