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Nokia 9 PureView update fixes one major issue, causes an even bigger one

April 22, 2019


Last week, the Nokia 9 PureView received a software update which was meant to fix the unreliable fingerprint sensor. And while bad reads are now far less frequent, we won’t go as far as to say that the fingerprint reader works better. Over the weekend, reports emerged on Twitter that after the update, users were able to unlock the Nokia 9 with unregistered fingerprints. Naturally, we put our unit to the test as well. Unfortunately, we can confirm that it is possible to unlock it with an unregistered finger. The false positive appears to be somewhat random, it’s not just the phone mistaking another fingerprint for the real one consistently.

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