Using the Reddit handle “just_lurking_through,” this guy wrote, “I was never one to complain too much about the fingerprint scanner, but with this latest update, there’s a night and day difference with the speed and reliability. I say this As someone who has never checked for improvements to the fingerprint scanner, I noticed right away.” Yes, this sounds good for Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro users.
But, and this is a big but, he still wouldn’t recommend that those with any of the Pixel 6 series phones install the Android 13 beta. There are just too many bugs in the beta to notice, and as we always say, if you use your . If you used the Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro as your phone of choice (your “daily driver” in enthusiast slang), you could be in trouble if a feature you rely on every day is temporarily disabled due to beta.
Google uses a new fingerprint sensor under the screen on the mid-range Pixel 6a
Software bugs aside, a phone’s battery life tends to get shorter when testing a beta version of Android (same with iOS), and unless you don’t mind carrying a power bank with you 24/7, you may not want the Android 13 beta.
This may mean waiting until August or September to see an improvement in your Pixel’s fingerprint scanner.